Author: Jill

Washy Washy

Washy Washy

About a month ago, our 16-year-old Kenmore Elite HE3t washing machine had a little mental breakdown. It just refused to finish a cycle without having to be stopped and restarted multiple times. Since I have a life, and can’t babysit a washing machine all day, […]

Building

Building

I have spent the past two weeks establishing an exercise routine, with the help of Nerd Fitness Academy. I have also focused on cleaning up my nutrition. In order to increase my metabolism, I need to build muscle, and in order to build muscle, I […]

Nerd Fitness Academy

Nerd Fitness Academy

Over the past few weeks, I have realized that the primary impediment to being able to achieve everything I want is my health. I am tired of chronic pain and frequent injury and sickness. I am fed up with being exhausted all the time. I […]

Springing Forward

Springing Forward

My blog has been silent for almost a year. But it has been a year that has been eventful, in some rather non-traditional ways. I started working towards becoming a certified aromatherapist. I have been battling some pretty severe physical effects of depression. We had […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. In honor of the day, I took a relaxing walk around our beautiful village, enjoying in the warm sun and summer breezes, and admiring the summer blooms. I have been struggling with my […]

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

I have been running for 15 years. I’ve run multiple races, including four half-marathons. In August of 2016, I fell during a half-marathon and banged up my knee and shoulder pretty badly. Even though I finished that race, with blood running down my leg, it […]