All posts by Jana Grant

Jana Grant

About Jana Grant

I am a qualified, and I like to think fairly skilled, Occupational Therapist specializing in geriatrics and hospice care. I have an undergraduate degree from Springfield College in Springfield, MA in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from Springfield College as well. Prior to that, I was a standout student-athlete from Bucksport High School- later following my passion and skill of softball onto Springfield at the collegiate level.

Challenge Accepted….

  So, for January I did this thing. I chose to participate in a challenge at my gym. Did I think I would win, nope.  There are some die hard, fit people at my gym. And I’m just a use to be college athlete that sometimes likes to do a triathlon. I didn’t enter it […]

New Year, Same You?

New Year, Same You?   I’m always a little conflicted when New Year’s resolution time rolls around. I believe fully in setting goals, making a plan and working towards a better you. But I’m not a fan of setting inflated goals that you’ll forget in 2 weeks.  I’m not a fan of saying you’ll do […]

Spot Light Blog: Samantha

Spot Light Blog: Samantha   One of the first blogs I wrote was about finding your motivation. I truly and passionately believe that if you find what motivates you and what drives you to get up out of bed each day, you’ll be more successful and more consistent. You need to find that fire, deep […]

So I kind of got lost…

  So I think I got Lost…… So, yah, it’s like been months since this runner, mother, triathlete, pretend writer has written anything. I didn’t lose my fire, I didn’t lose my drive, I didn’t lose the constant monologues going through my head that I think would be hilarious to write down….but I did kind of get lost.  I didn’t […]

It’s your journey, share away!

                                   In several realms of conversation lately, I’ve heard comments and opinions regarding sharing workout accomplishments or ventures. You’ve all seen those obligatory Garmin pictures with your miles and pace for the day or those instagrams of you and your friends covered in mud labeled “post-race selfie!” Now, being a fitness blogger- I have to […]

When The Inevitable Becomes Reality

When the inevitable becomes reality Although for years, deep in my gut I knew this day would come, I hoped, fought and prayed differently. Although I prepared myself for this time and this process, it still feels sureal. I knew we would lose her, for years I knew this. But now that I have, the […]

Who’s on your team?

Who makes up your team? Who stands at the fence, on the edge of their seat cheering you on? Who sits quietly in their lawn chair and prays silently for your success each at bat? Who simply makes sure you feel supported and loved? I learned a long time ago that a team can make […]