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A very cold, wintery day here in the 509, with at least a foot of snow and no end in sight. I decide to go shovel my 93 year old neighbor’s driveway, not all of it though; just enough so they can get to their mail box at the end of the driveway. I did not have the energy to do more than…read more
Raise your hand if you LOVE exercise and fitness. Raise your hand if you always have. Raise your hand if you have never struggled with weight or body image or commitment to programs, etc…read more
Raise your hand if your mother has, proudly displayed on her living room wall, one of those most humbling of memory-keepers: the circular ring of school photos from grade 1-12.
Anyone? Anyone raising just two fingers in the Katniss salute right now? (I am!)
You are a busy woman and you probably don’t take much time to sit down and specifically think, “How did I do today with my self-care?” It’s not something we naturally gravitate to, especially with the demands of family, jobs and the never ending to-do list! When was the last time you gave yourself the gift of pausing long enough to think about YOU? Self-care is a verb, it’s an intentional act of self-love. It’s honoring to the body and promotes a tremendous amount of positivity in which you can approach life.read more
Cheers of spectators, dust, straw, and flying spears fill the air of the arena. I focus, I throw, I miss. I head to the burpee pit to complete my 30-burpee penalty. As I drop to the ground, the dust…read more
Now, I know what you’re thinking…superheroes aren’t real…but in my world, they are. Sidekicks are too…read more
Let’s be honest, we all do this. We all duck into bathroom for longer than necessary so we can have a couple blissful minutes of using our phones for something other than Paw Patrol. Not that we get any real peace, they are still yelling “ Mom Mom…read more
I struggled with these questions for a long time. I always felt not-quite-rooted. It had nothing to do with my family…read more