Michie Smashing Thoughts
In this blog post, I discuss my personal experience with injury as a lifelong athlete and the things it has taught me about being independent as well as asking for help.
*Italics are then and this is now August 2015 One of my big goals was to appreciate the places I lived and have lived more. It seems we take those places for granted. Location: Albany’s Lincoln Park/ Capital Buildings Activity: Biking Learning: There are beautiful places everywhere if you just start to look. For this […]
This is a piece about friendship, forgiveness, and grudges. It is a truly personal piece on something I have had issues with for my entire 30 years. I am sure everyone has struggled with this at some point. This is one piece I have had trouble with sharing because it shines a bad light on […]
This is the second solo date of my series, Kayaking at Grafton Lake. I have included my findings then and my findings now.
This is the story of the running woman from my hometown and how she’s inspired me in my newfound love of running.
Today, I have found myself at my goal weight! This is a piece talking about how I worked with my nutrition coach to get myself back on track. I discuss the similarities and differences in the methods I used before and now.
This is a letter I wrote to myself when I was disheartened by weight gain finding myself at the low end of the yo yo diet cycle. It contains three simple reminders to get back to smashing your goals.
This is a piece where I discuss the notion of whether to keep people in your news feed who don’t agree with your stance on the current issues of racism in our country. I discuss the idea of keeping conversations open versus shutting down this communication.
Use Your Teacher Voice is a note to fellow white people about using your voice to speak about injustices plaguing the black community right now and what you can do to be a part of the change.
For those just joining the now continued Solo date journey, almost 6 years ago I started a journey of self love founded in the fact that I struggled to spend time alone. I was so used to being with a lot of people all of the time, it was hard for me to even shop […]
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