I was showing Bob the calluses on my hands, and he said, "I have the same problem." I said, "These aren't a problem; these are badges. Badges of power!"
It had kind of just popped out of my mouth when I said it, but then I thought, it's really true. Lifting has helped me feel more empowered. There are some days when my hands hurt all day from where I've been gripping the bars, but I love the feeling.
That makes me think, I bet every person has things in their lives that are (or were) painful but that are also
My name is Teggin and I am in my early 30s. I'm a wife, mom of two boys, and I work full-time in academia. I'm interested in healthy living, and I love cooking, crafting, and running. This blog is my chance to reflect on how to pursue my interests while also raising a family and maintaining my career. Whew! Just typing all of that made me tired!