About Me

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About Me: Katie Wheeler

My name is Katie and recently moved from Chicago to Denver, CO but I’m originally from Kansas City, MO (GO CHIEFS!). I started this blog in August of 2011because I needed a creative outlet and I wanted to write about my life in a way that other women could relate to and realize that they aren’t aloneΒ in their struggles.

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I took up running and racing when I moved to Chicago and after completing several small races I finished the Chicago Marathon in 2012! I absolutely loved the experience, although I dealt with a serious IT band injury afterward, which eventually helped me to back away from spending hours on a cardio machine to focusing on strength workouts, including my absolute favorite program, Hammer & Chisel.Β 

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Along with the many fun aspects of my life, I also blog about many of my struggles, including body image, self-esteem, and confidence, overcoming an eating disorder and many other topics that affect many women. You can read my most recent “story” update on my some of the eating disorder and exercise problems that I have experienced over the years.Β 

In December 2014 I took a leap of faith and started as a Beachbody Coach. I’ve always known that I love helping people, and this has presented itself as an amazing opportunity to do just that, and potential have it become a full-time career. Click here to read more about coaching and what that entails. I’m currently taking a 6-month long intensive Life Coaching Course from Beautiful You Coaching Academy to further my coaching services, and I’m currently taking on pro bono clients to get some coaching time under my belt.

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I hope you enjoy and feel free to e-mail me with any questions or comments at peaceloveandoats@gmail.com!

You can also follow me on twitter, facebook, instagram and pinterest!

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**Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nutritionist, personal trainer or fitness expert. Just a regular girl sharing what I know!**

54 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Kate

    Hi Katie! I found your blog a few weeks ago and really enjoy it. I am just starting my own and would love to meet up in Chicago sometime if you’re up to it. It would be awesome to get some blogging tips from you and learn the tricks of navigating WordPress. Let me know πŸ™‚

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    1. peaceloveandoats Post author

      hey kate! I have no idea how I missed this comment, but I apologize! I tried to check out your blog but it said it was private!? and feel free to e-mail me if you want to meet up!

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      1. Kate

        hey katie! i just changed my setting so you should be able to get on my blog now. i can’t seem to find your email but would love to send you a note. if you could let me know what it is that’d be great!

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  2. MigraineMe

    I am so impressed that you are reading, prepping meals and making time for law school! The last book I read was on my post-Bar Exam trip, and now I just read magazines as a First-year Associate. But, my favorite magazine is The Week, which is a great summary of US news, world news, arts, entertainment, and more!

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    1. peaceloveandoats Post author

      I usually don’t have time for reading but this semester my school reading is considerably lighter than normal, I have 3 classes out of 5 that have no reading at all! Congrats on finishing the Bar!!!!

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  3. everydayvegangirl

    Hi Katie…I just found your blog and love to read about other people’s love for oatmeal! I have a similar obsession. I am new to the blogging community and have a vegan food blog. My oatmeal post was my favorite to write and photo. I look forward to reading more of your posts!

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  4. Kate

    This is a great blog! I’m so glad I stumbled across it. I think we’re similar in some ways; at least I know the pain of being a law student in a new city! Best of luck – I look forward to following from now on.

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  5. Alaine @ My GF & DF Living

    I just found your blog and I really love it! I too am gluten-free so your recipes are perfect.

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  7. Marian

    Just found your blog! yay! I can’t imagine having to deal with all those food allergies. I’m just allergic to gluten and that’s enough for me! Can’t wait to read more!

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  8. Kathryn

    I have been reading your blog for a while and I really appreciate how honest you are about everything! It’s a hard thing to do, and I really enjoy how relatable your blog is!

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  9. Brittany @ FreckledNettles

    Hi Katie! I’m new to the blogging world, so this is the first time stumbling across your page! I just wanted to say that I absolutely love your posts. It’s so refreshing finding other women who have so much in common. πŸ™‚ Looking forward to more posts!

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  10. Hanna

    Hi Katie! Just came across your blog via twitter and added it to my favorites list! Thought I should say hello πŸ™‚ Looking forward to reading more!! – Hanna

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