Body Love

Body Love is the title of a book by Kelly Leveque that I have read and loosely use to guide my nutrition. I say loosely because I have not been as intentional as I would like. But nutrition isn’t necessarily what I want to talk to you about today.

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Episode 41: Body Love

Failing Imperfectly
Failing Imperfectly
Episode 41: Body Love
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Body Love means something different to each of us and I want to share with you where I am in my journey to achieving my definition of Body Love. What is that definition? Have a listen and find out.

Working Out

I want to talk about working out and all of the drama surrounding it as well as how working out has affected my life. With growing up being told I was big-boned and my ass being a frequent topic of conversation, I have always had body image issues. 

I got to my heaviest in 2011 after two years of traveling for the fraternity, and my primary food groups being beer and fast food. When I moved back to New Mexico, I was blessed to get a job at a place that had a gym and a trainer. I started losing weight and feeling great. I also walked miles each day around the building. I didn’t sit at a desk as I do now. I still ate like shit, but my activity was fantastic. When I say I was feeling great, I mainly was feeling great. I felt sick every night and couldn’t figure it out. Once I did figure it out, thanks to a great grandmother and grandmother, I realized I had genetically inherited celiac disease. Once I cut out all things gluten, I lost more weight.

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Episode 30: Working Out

Failing Imperfectly
Failing Imperfectly
Episode 30: Working Out
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We hear it everyday, “you need to work out.” The thing is that not everybody can physically work out the way that society is telling us we have to. I talk about my struggle with this through the years and where I currently am with it.