Author Archives: sheildmaidenjedi

Goal setting

Back after a long hiatus. I think I tried to do too much too quickly (in blogging here & elsewhere and in life) and started to feel overwhelmed. Let’s try this again, shall we? I’m on a break right now … Continue reading

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Anger fodder

Anyone who’s found their way to my blog and thought to maybe stick around for a little bit should read this, an open letter to everyone who has told women don’t get too muscular. It touches on a lot of … Continue reading

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Ramping up

Working on building my running base though I’ve been going out to run much less often than I’d like. Coordinating schedules and health between my husband and myself has been tough, especially sine he’s more weather-averse than I am as … Continue reading

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“Athlete” doesn’t mean size

I have probably alluded heavily to this in prior posts, but I really like body-positive fitness. I love the crap out of anything that highlights plus sized athletes because they are invisible in our culture in many ways.  If you … Continue reading

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weight and emotion

Setbacks are really hard emotionally. They make you want to quit. Gaining weight – I don’t know if that’s due to extra snacking 2-3 days this past week, faulty scale (we did just have to change the batteries today) or … Continue reading

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Combating self negativity

Based on a prompt to reflect on negative perceptions holding you back from achieving fitness goals, and positive things to think to combat them: Negative thoughts – that I’m too deconditioned, that whatever I start I won’t follow through, that … Continue reading

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New year, new blah blah blah

Okay, holidays and sedentary work life definitely took their toll. Working in the new year to kick off bad habits and make some new good ones. Hubs and I doing some walking, some running… Having fun with The Walk and … Continue reading

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