Top 5 Feelings: Boulder Backroads Marathon Week

Top 5 Feelings: Boulder Backroads Marathon Week

I often semi-jokingly ask Matt things like, "What were the top 5 feelings you had today?" He's not much of a talk-about-your-feelings guy, so I think it's funny to ask him weird questions like that. Whether or not he thinks they're funny is still up for debate. 

I, on the other hand, have plenty of emotions that I frequently [read: constantly] talk about. So, if you were curious, here are the top 5 (in no particular order) feelings that I have leading up to the Boulder Backroads Marathon this Sunday:

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A Long Engagement

A Long Engagement

I vividly remember my proposal story. Matt and I were college students in finals at Texas A&M University. We had been dating for a year and a half and we had had the typical weird Texas A&M Christian bubble experience where we were kind of too intentional about our dating process. We basically knew marriage was on the table as soon as we made our dating relationship "official." Because neither of us dated people that we couldn't see ourselves marrying. 

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Constantly Learning

Constantly Learning

To me, being at a place where I'm not learning is torture. I don't like stagnancy. I like challenges and growth and progress. I like to track improvements. This is part of why I love blogging so much. It allows me to exercise some of the skills I use at work in a new venue, while also allowing me to stretch myself in new ways. 

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Anxiety & Running

Anxiety & Running

If you've been following me for a while, you're probably well aware of the fact that my fitness journey/passions have kind of been all over the place. I get really into something and then I drop it like a bad habit. I tend to have an obsessive personality.

For several years, I was doing the whole IIFYM/body building thing where you don't really do cardio and you measure and track every bite of food that you put into your body, aiming for specific carb, protein, fat numbers each day. Not gonna lie, that is an extremely effective way to get the lean muscle look, but it started to take a toll on me mentally and socially. 

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Welcome to BridgetMcGahen.CO!

Welcome to BridgetMcGahen.CO!

After so much thought, debate, heartache, and decisiveness, I've come to the decision to rebrand my site. Welcome to BridgetMcGahen.CO!

For those of you clicking through from a SweatStretchEat.com link, thank you! Welcome and thank you so much for continuously following my blogging journey. It seriously means so much to me. 

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September 2016 Goals

September 2016 Goals

Do you ever feel like you just need a little kick in the pants? I'm not a lazy/laid back person. I'm pretty much as type-A as it gets. But sometimes social media and blogging makes me feel like I'm letting something take over my life that provides very little monetary gain to me, which makes me question everything -- why do I do this? should I just scrap the whole thing? should I be spending my time doing more productive things? is all of this too vain of a pursuit to be posting pictures of myself running/working out on Instagram every day?

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