Michie Smashing Thoughts

Smashing my way through life one piece at a time


Girl, You Need to Stop [RUNNING]

This is a piece I wrote about running and telling yourself “Girl, you need to stop!” when you need to take a break. Life and running are all about balance.

Spoiled Dogs

This is a poem I wrote about what I call ‘spoiled dogs’. My model text was the poem “The Empty Vase” by Monica’s lover Julio in the the episode of Friends called “The One with All the Jealousy” A special thank you to Andrea Gibson for igniting my passion for poetry again and for their amazing writing class I took over this past month.

The Habits of a Fat Teacher

This is a piece where I talk about habits and how I am working on getting my nutrition and fitness habits back on track. Real life word problems and body positive resources included.

The Art of Not Rushing

“It’s just another manic Monday, I wish it was Sunday ’cause that’s my fun day. My I don’t have to run day” – The Bangles Do you hate being rushed on Monday morning? Or do you hate someone rushing you when you’re getting ready to go out? I do.  Wouldn’t it be nice if everyday […]

Omit or Commit

This is a piece about communicating your needs in relationships.


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