Three months ago, I signed up for a challenge. Specifically an in-person fitness challenge. My track record of challenges is dismal. I've signed up for NUMEROUS challenges online... have I ever completed them? No. Hell, I don't even think I read the daily emails. In addition to my challenge record... my fitness level is a … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge: Reflections
Eight weeks of committing to a challenge... for myself. Eight weeks of making sure I showed up... for myself. Eight weeks of creating a healthy lifestyle... for myself. Eight weeks of being disciplined... for myself. Eight weeks of just doing it even when I didn't want to... for myself. Eight weeks of being motivated to … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 8: I MADE IT!
I can't believe Week 3 is over and we have begun Week 4... almost halfway! To be honest, I'm feeling a bit emotional that this challenge is flying by! If you have not read my previous recaps, you can find Week 1 here and Week 2 here. Week 3 was all about me finding my … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 3: Baby Steps
It's been a rough week for me. The week started out "bleh" and every day I felt a little more of my heart "squeeze" a little more (trust me, its real). It was a week of introspection and emotions - though there was not much outward displays of emotion on my part (which is a deviation … Continue reading Heartsore
I'm a geneticist. A human geneticist. I love biology and pathways and everything that makes sense. I love that there is so much more to learn about the way genes are expressed, modified and how they fit into the grand scheme of things. Genetics is an abstract term and a subject where I have noticed … Continue reading Survival Of The Fittest