Operation Period: Complete

I have been waiting for years to write this blog post: – 2.5 years ago- I was confused. I didn’t understand why I wasn’t getting my period. My brain fog was so thick that I didn’t realize my sadness and exhaustion had anything to do with my hormones or low body weight. My doctor at…

Being Healthy- It’s Not Just That Cz

When I first started this blog, the only thoughts that consumed my mind (outside of my mathematics studies of course) revolved around calories. How many calories should I consume to be small? What foods are “safe” to eat? How many calories can I burn by lifting weights?… You get the point. Sure, I wrapped it…

Operation Period Update- Part 3

The last time I wrote about my self-titled “Operation Period”, I was dedicating myself to relaxation. I was coming to terms with exercising less and eating more. Sounds easy right? Well, unfortunately, for someone who used to spend countless hours in the gym, this has been easier said than done. I spent a couple of…

Maine Reflections Part 1: Acadia National Park

I started off 2019 with only one definite plan for the year: a vacation in the beautiful state of Maine during the first week of August. At the time it felt like the wait of a lifetime, but we were riding up to the airport at 4:00am before I knew it. Before now, vacation to…

Day 8: Poetry

One week has passed since I started holding myself accountable for getting healthier and intentionally working to have a more positive sense of self. I told myself (and the internet) that I would journal  and read the Bible. Thankfully, I can say that this first week has been a success. At first I wasn’t quite sure…

Day 1: Operation Period Update

I heard someone the other day say that they needed to get back on the wagon. They felt like they had been indulging a little too much, and that it was time to get back on track. This phrase is not revolutionary; in fact, it’s common for people to feel like they bounce on and…