Moving Uphill

I don’t know if any of you know, but I am depressed. Like really bad. I’ve finally told my mom and confided a little bit. My dad came over and we told him too. We’re going to get help. I’m gonna start talking to someone. I think I’m starting to get better. Just telling them made me feel good, like it’s out of my system and they can help.

It’s been really nice out the past couple days and that makes me feel a lot better. Nice like getting to run in capris!photo 5 (11)

Yesterday my mom and I took a ride to the big town and did some shopping! Kohl’s is honestly the best store. Ever. Such great deals!

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I got a nice brand new Colombia jacket ($230) for $46 plus 30% off! 2 in 1. It will be great for xc skiing!

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I also got a few shirts, socks, and some specialty food. Everything was so cheap!

For lunch we went to The Vierling. We couldn’t have meat since it was Friday, but we managed to prevail! I got a Greek Panini.

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ciabatta, spinach, feta, roasted tomato, herb dressing

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It was a new thing for me. I’m not used to ordering anything but plain pasta! But it was good. Really flavorful! … Unlike the coleslaw. I think they took cabbage and added milk. It was so bland!

As for my mom,

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An open Whitefish sandwich. Guess what? I tried it! And LIKED it! I’ve never eaten fish so that is a huuge step! I even finished it for her.

What’s a lunch date without dessert?

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Key Lime Pie. My first time ever having that as well! It was definitely homemade. The lime was pretty strong! The crust was to die for. We split it. It was just what I needed after eating!

We did a little window shopping, didn’t buy anything. As we were leaving, I saw an ice cream shop. I haven’t treated myself in a long time and said I deserve it! I think I need to treat myself more! I didn’t regret it and really enjoyed it! A little ice cream won’t hurt me!

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It was from the cutest little shop, Doncker’s. They had a restaurant upstairs, and we’re definitely going there next time we come to town!

So, I think I’ve taken the first step to get better. I’m opening up to my parents and I’m gonna try to be more social. It can only get better, right?

Have a great Easter! ❤


Tidbit Tuesday – All About Me!

Okay I’m finally doing the survey you’ve probably seen 37 times. I love learning random facts about people, so maybe you’ll like learning more about me!

a: age – 14. I’m a baby!

b: bed size – full. Just big enough for me! At my dad’s I think I have a queen though.

c: chore you dislike – picking up my clothes. I can never decide if something’s dirty or not and it ends up on the floor!

d: dogs – I got bit by a dog when I was 18 months and had to go to the ER. So for about 10 years I didn’t have anything to do with them. Now I’m more accepting of them and really like them! I don’t think I could have one as a pet though. I’m not home enough! I like the big, loving dogs. Small yippy dogs aren’t my fav.

e: essential to your day – exercise. I just feel like it was a totally wasted day if I don’t get any.

f: favorite color – purple. It’s a good school color to have! I also like teal/mint/sea green. So pretty.

g: gold or silver – It really doesn’t matter. I don’t wear much jewelry anyway.

h: height – about 5’5″. I’m pretty tall in my school. I hope I grow a lot more though! Basketball!

i: interesting fact – I used to have Selective Mutism. It’s a form of anxiety where you can’t speak in a certain situation. It was ruining my life and putting a huge amount of stress on my parents. I guess I grew out of it because now I can talk to anyone. But it was really hard. There’s still a few people I can’t bring myself to talk to. I’m working on it.

j: job title – Student. I want to get a job though for some extra $! No one is currently hiring 14 year olds though.

k: kids – I really don’t like kids. Or babies. No plans right now, but I’m sure they’ll be in the future.

l: live – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! It really is a hidden gem. We have a lot to offer. I recommend taking a trip up here some time in your life! It’s beautiful.

m: mom’s name – Jeannie.

n: nicknames – Growing up everyone called me Pie. My grandpa started it and it just stuck! Then school came around and it kind of disappeared. Sometimes my mom calls me it still. Grandpa still does!

o: overnight hospital stays – nope. Well a few years ago my mom threw out her back and we went at about 3 in the morning. But never in my own bed.

p: pet peeves – people. hahaha so many things bother me. Wasting, being fake, being inconsiderate. The littlest things can dampen my mood. I’m working on it.

q: quote from a movie – “She doesn’t even go here!” or anything from Mean Girls. Best quotable movie ever.
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I could just find these all night.. I should stop.r: righty or lefty – righty. I did have to become lefthanded for a few weeks when I broke my wrist!

s: sibling – little brother. 6 years old. I think he’s really annoying but it’s probably just how 6 year olds are.

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t: time you wake up – 6:40 on school days and 8-8:30 on weekends. I used to sleep til noon! I’ve changed so much. I can’t believe how I used to live!u: underwear – I do wear underwear.

v: vegetables you don’t like – I can’t think of a vegetable I don’t like. Are beets a veggie? I don’t like beets.w: what makes you run late – having to pee. I always go to the bathroom the last thing before I leave the house! I pee so much it’s crazy.

x: xrays you’ve had – wrist and teeth

y: yummy food you make – I don’t have any special recipes. I do make some pretty good noodles though! I’m really not the best baker. Following directions is just so hard. Oh I’ll substitute some uncooked chickpeas for soaked chickpeas. Not the smartest.

z: zoo animal favorite- probably tiger. or any big cat. Monkeys are really cool too! Mini people. I’m not much of a zoo person.
Well I hope you enjoyed reading my boring facts! I really am an interesting person, it’s just when I go to write about it I draw total blanks and seem like a vegetable. It’s hard to get to know me!

Thankful Thursday!

I have so much to be thankful for. I need to remember that when I’m letting some small thing get in the way of my life.

Here’s something for everyone to try: think of something bad that happened, and see if something good came out of it. My example: If I wouldn’t have started gaining weight, then I wouldn’t have gotten into living healthy. My life has changed so much, and for the better. I’m so much more happy and I can’t believe how I used to live!

Thankful Thursday

I’m so thankful I discovered blogging. There is a whole different world out there apart from my small life!

I’m so thankful for my body and what I can do. I put this body through so much and it never fails me. Running, basketball, yoga, and every single thing I do.

I’m so thankful that I have food to eat, and as much as I want. I think we forget just how lucky we are to be able to eat whenever we want!

I’m so thankful for my mom. Honestly, she’s my best friend. I spend most of my time with her and she’s the only person that understands me.

I’m so thankful for my gift of life. I believe you were put in this world for a reason, so take advantage and do something with it. Everyone was created for something.


Another Win and OOTD #2!

It was tough, but my team came from behind and won the basketball tournament! It was a long day but not nearly as long as the last tournament.


We won our first game. Not very interesting. Lost the second game, and won the third. Since we had the second best record, we still made it to the championship!

The championship game was against the team we already lost to. We were ready for revenge! We won 28-26. I had 16 points!

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Only two more tournaments left!

That was Sunday – on Saturday my mom and I went to Green Bay to do some shopping. More like looking! The only thing we bought was tights. Not even kidding.

Outfit Time! 

This is what I wore yesterday to school.

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shirt: Kohl’s

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This was so comfy and cute too!


This week is the official start of my half marathon training! 12 weeks… so close! Here is my plan! I’ve also got some recipes coming up soon 🙂


Although this post is pretty happy and lighthearted, I’m actually pretty depressed right now. I’m not sure what to do with all my time. My life just seems to be going nowhere. I think I need to be more social.


Do you have the winter blues?

Are you training for any races?