ZooFit Workout- November 7: NaNoWriMo Breaks and Boosts

November is NaNoWriMo- National Novel Writing Month. It’s so exciting to spend a whole month working diligently on a novel, or whatever your project may be (I did a NaNoWriMo one year working on essays, another on articles). But NaNo can take it’s toll on our overall health and well-being, as writers are notorious sitters. Our legs cramp up and get super tight, but we peg away on our keyboards.

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If You Are Going to Canada, Clean Your Car

Let me first start off by saying it’s not funny that I wasted a custom agent’s time for my thoughtlessness. They have way better things to do than search some idiot’s car and what-not. But other than that, man, this story is HILARIOUS.

If you don’t know already, I moved to Blaine, Washington. It’s RIGHT on the border. I can see the border if I walk 5 minutes up the road. With my background, and my tendency to get bored easily, I thought it would be fun and productive to volunteer at the Vancouver Aquarium. In Canada. Read More “If You Are Going to Canada, Clean Your Car”

Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 6: Be a Hummingbird

The Great Forest Fire

“Once upon a time, there was a beautiful forest where all the animals lived and thrived. Animals lived in harmony- the bear, the fox, the owl, and even the tiny hummingbird.

One day, a great and terrible fire consumed the forest. All the animals fled their homes. The animals huddled at the edge of the forest and watched the forest blaze. The squirrel, the frog, the raven, and the elk, and all the creatures gathered. All except one. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 6: Be a Hummingbird”

Love Thy Enemy

I am by no means a religious person (much to the dismay of some members of my family). But while visiting my family I usually go to church with them. I’m supportive of their devotion. It’s where they find happiness. I want to spend time with my parents. Going to church is one of those quality times I spend with them. Plus, my mom enjoys showing me off (I’m not sure why, yet), and I enjoy meeting their friends. Read More “Love Thy Enemy”

Call It Fate

Last week I discovered some potentially devastating news. Early stages of arthritis in both my knees. This effects me physically, emotionally, and mentally. I was at a loss for what to do.

Before I created my action plan, I spent two days convinced I would never run again, never jump again, and never enjoy fitness the same way again. I pondered what I would do for cardio, besides my stationary rowing machine.  Read More “Call It Fate”