Author Archives: Melissa

Goodbye is Not Forever

Oh my readers… You have been around and stuck with me for over 7+ years, if you have been with me from the beginning.  From the time when I was at my worst and trying to figure out my life … Continue reading

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Mountains to Beach Half Marathon

Oh, how I have been anticipating this race for quite some time.  Remember when I first mentioned it back here?  I had some seriously high hopes for this race.  Santa to the Sea had gone so well in December when … Continue reading

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The Great Race

Has it really been two months since I’ve posted? I apologize! I can’t even explain how time has gotten away from me in the past two months and just been nuts! I would love to blame it on school, but … Continue reading

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Side Notes: The Next Step: Counseling

Side Notes: The Next Step: Counseling I’m obviously slow to my own game here and never posted about therapy during NEDA week, but at least I’m writing about it, right?!  It just took me a while to find the time … Continue reading

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Side Notes: NEDAwareness Week 2014

Side Notes: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014 It’s no mystery to anyone who reads this blog that I had an eating disorder. Ten very long years of my life were wasted and tortured through the recovery of anorexia, emotional eating, … Continue reading

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A Few Things, Mostly Running and Side Note (Kind of…)

I say this time and time again, that I keep falling off the face of the blog earth and just…let you sit and wait. I can promise you, nothing too exciting is going on. It’s like I’ve finally fallen into … Continue reading

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Release

I know my last post was about birds…and that’s about all I have to talk about right now. I’m having a really hard time with the course I am currently enrolled in, so my stress level is through the roof … Continue reading

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Bird Banding Time

It has been a whirlwind of a week! But lets take it one step at a time, ok? I headed out to Riverside last weekend to partake in one of my favorite activities ever: BIRD BANDING!   Can you tell … Continue reading

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XTERRA Boney Mountain 6km Trail Race

I finished my first trail race! And boy was it a race to remember! I had so much fun though! When is the next one? LOL.  That’s what every runner says after a race, right?! Haha! Yay for Boney Mountain! … Continue reading

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In 2014

2014 is going to be an awesome year. I can feel it already.  No longer will I have obstacles to hold me back; I’ve got all the freedom in the world to do what I want this year! WOOT WOOT!!! … Continue reading

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