Hard truth time: Gaining Weight

I love to lift weights. I like to hike. I like to swim. I like to take long walks. I like to play catch.  I like to ride bikes.  And I've liked doing most of these things for a long time.  Even when I was younger. And I was always fat, even when I was … Continue reading Hard truth time: Gaining Weight

I Got Ninety-Nine Problems But Mud Isn’t One; Though Mental Health Is

First and foremost, I want to preface this blog post with the acknowledgement that everyone is handling what is going on differently. I have a history with mental illness. I've suffered from depression and anxiety. One of the main ways that I've dealt with those issues in recent years was working out, mostly lifting weights. … Continue reading I Got Ninety-Nine Problems But Mud Isn’t One; Though Mental Health Is

Depression and My 2019 Season

In the past few years, fitness and being active has become so integrated into my everyday life that I honestly have a hard time remembering a time before it. I know that there was a time before it, but I'm hard-pressed to remember it. My family has a history of mental illness, from Bipolar Disorder … Continue reading Depression and My 2019 Season