FaithAlive Interview: Runner, Blogger, Survivor

This week I sat down with Matt of Faith Alive to share my story. It’s deep y’all. I share my struggles with body image issues and recovery from an eating disorder. I think the main takeaway is that there is hope. There’s always hope, and while you may be in the middle of something painful […]

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Your Story: Running to Her Identity

After quitting her job to take care of her kids, Krista went through a period of lost identity. Read how running helped her get back on her feet in this new segment of RMT – Your Story.

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Life is Tough, So You’d Better Love Yourself

I have spent far too much of my life apologizing for who I am. Trying to constantly work on myself to be better, but not better for myself. Better for others, because I consistently hear things like this: It’s all in your head. You need to stop worrying so much. Will you just relax? You’re […]

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Body Image and Training for Half Marathons

I think it’s normal for us, as humans living in a world where we’re bombarded with perfect images of others, to find fault with who we are and what we look like. I’ve struggled with body image issues since, well, probably since I was 5. And I still do today. So, I talked to my […]

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MMM: Check Yourself

Mid-Week Mental Moment  Remember that intrusive, heart-felt, painful post I wrote on Sunday? The one where I said, “Be true to you. Be genuine. Even if it isn’t pretty”? Well, it’s Wednesday, and time to check in. How are you doing? Are you living your truth? Are you accepting your flaws and relishing in the […]

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MMM: Live Your Truth

Mid-Week Mental Moment Yesterday I had a breakthrough. I’ve been lying to you and to myself for a good portion of time. But more on that later this week. Here’s my challenge for you as we begin the second half of the week. Be true to yourself. Be genuine. Be you. Even if it doesn’t […]

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{just} Being Me

Full transparency. This post is terribly difficult for me to write at the moment. Being a (self-proclaimed) mental health/positivity advocate is not always an easy job, because even though I can paint a beautiful picture of my life on social media and for those passing by, it’s not necessarily always the truth. I don’t feel […]

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