Tag Archives: swimming

The one where I hang up my goggles

I’ve tried to write this post about three times over the last two weeks, and I think I’m finally ready to get down to business. My last swim meet – EVER – was a week and a half ago. I … Continue reading

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The one where I shopped around

I know I used the whole “The one..” thing for my last post, but I like the continuity of using it for titles (and honestly, it just is easier in my mind to come up with a title when it … Continue reading

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Finals finals finalssss

It’s that time of the year that every college student dreads more than any other – finals time. I’ve been ridiculously busy the last week or so with all manner of exams, papers, projects that I’ve barely had time to … Continue reading

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I need to start wearing a helmet…or living in a bubble

I feel like I always start out a post with some version of this line, but the last two weeks really have been off-the-charts…crazy. Last I posted, I was starting to struggle with restriction again a bit. I was really … Continue reading

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stepping back

**Note: This post talks about restricting, and may be triggering. However, I feel it’s important to share the good as well as the bad on this blog – because that is what real recovery looks like.** The past week or … Continue reading

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This week was a really, reallyyyy intense training week for swim. Everyday we had to swim all-out racing sets, which sap the body of all its energy and tire out the muscles to the point where it’s difficult to move. … Continue reading

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Chugging Gatorade as a metaphor for a knock out punch.

I was reminded yesterday that there are some major downsides to getting your period. When I wasn’t getting it every month, I forgot about how I used to feel really weak in swim practices and meets when I was on … Continue reading

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