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Star Wars Night

Posted: February 10, 2015 in Uncategorized
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Last night was Star Wars night at the Dallas Mavericks basketball game (they played the LA Clippers, and lost…but we had a lot of fun anyway).The 501st Legion was well represented throughout the arena. We spotted lots of Storm Troopers and Princess Leias, several rebel fighter pilots and Boba Fetts, and a couple Darth Vaders. But there was only one really great R2D2.

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Let me start by saying I used to be fit and healthy with a balance of gym, sports, eating properly, and enjoying life. So I know that it takes a lot of hard work to be both healthy AND strong. The body knows its limits.

When I was 25 I began having health issues beginning with my heart. A decade and a hundred pounds later and I am trying to relearn it all. My limits are different now, but so are my goals. I need to realize that I will not be that 25 year old again, nor will I be any of the women pictured in this blog. But I can be healthy, and strong, and happy. I will not push myself until I puke, nor will I call myself lazy when I reach my limits.

Reembody

The Reembody blog, up to this point, has been a thoughtful exploration of human movement, a subject about which I am extremely passionate.

Today, however, I’m mad and I’m going to tell you why.

I have been planning a blog post for a while on fitness misinformation, and it was originally going to be the same kind of thoughtful deconstruction found in my other installments. But then I read this and it was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever found in my newsfeed: so beautiful, in fact, that the rest of the health and fitness propaganda floating around Facebook like turds in a pool started to really, really piss me off.

So thoughtful deconstruction has been postponed for another day. Instead, we’re going to take a good look at a few of those turds and get pissed off together because, when someone preys upon your insecurities in an effort…

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Dreams and Goals

Posted: September 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

I sit here on a Saturday morning, and I reflect on all the goals I put off til “tomorrow” throughout this week. Tomorrow hasn’t arrived, but another weekend has. “Tomorrows” accumulate without even realizing it, and only I can be held responsible.

Today has arrived. Today is the day goals are made, every Today is when dreams are achieved.

Solitude

Posted: August 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

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