Considering in the past week I’ve deleted my memory card twice, lost Internet for 4 days {in the condo specifically chosen for it’s inter-webbing capabilities}, and have a camera that can’t take pictures because the lens is so foggy from the heat & humidity, it seems like the perfect time for this meme to reach me. And, like Theodora says, it’s hard to hide on the internet. So here goes:

A Collection of Links

Most Beautiful

All About My Stinky Feets

Not the most beautiful in terms of me writing it, but in terms of the response- the comments & emails when I finally fessed up about my feet and attached my face to my blog gave me the support I didn’t know I needed. Imagine the sound of my heart breaking when every one of those comments got deleted in a host switch.

foot pain

Most Popular

Attack of the Hunger Diaries

Most of my popular posts tend to be recipes, like Vegan Cinnamon Rolls, Southern Fried Oatmeal, and Crockpot Steel Cut Oats.

But aside from recipes, my response to the Marie Claire blogging article continues to be at the top of the list. Especially surprising since I wasn’t even involved- I just had something to say.

Most Controversial

Frito Lay: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Gee, shocker. A post about a potato chip company on a blog about health and fitness was controversial. But good controversy. The comments really make you think about your food.

frito lay chip tour

Most Helpful

Post Race Recovery Tips

Everyone talks about training for a big race. Rarely does someone mention what goes into recovering from said race; I think it’s just as important as getting ready for it.

foam roller

Why You Don’t Need a Fancy Camera

I love my dSLR with all my heart, but that doesn’t mean you have to have one to take a decent picture for your blog. The same things that help you take a good picture with a nice camera can help take pictures  taken with your point and shoot camera to the next level.

picture taking help

Surprise Success

No Shame in Being Cheap

Ironically written before I owned said fancy camera, the underlying pressure in the blog world to have the next best thing is just ridiculous. Apparently I’m not the only one that feels that way.

 

Not Enough Attention

25 Things I’ve Learned About Injuries…the Hard Way

Really, please do not take it upon yourself to learn about getting injured the hard way. Thank me for already doing it for you.

it band

Most Proud

24 Reasons Everyone Should Sign Up for a 24 Hour Event

‘nuff said.

24 hour bike ride

 

And now I do hereby obligatorally tag the following:

Sarah from the SHU Box

Allie of Live, Laugh, Eat

Teri from A Foodie Stays Fit

Katie, Miss Healthy Heddleston

Tina of Faith, Fitness, Fun

Amanda from Eats, Love and Happiness

and

Kelly from What Kelly Said