“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” I am once again on a plane as I write. This week I am in route from Chacala, Mexico back home to Colorado for a week. My skin is browned (okay, maybe a bit burnt), my guts are grumpy… Read More Perfectly Flawed
The concept of “self-care” is everywhere. I work for the National Epilepsy Foundation and just wrote our February employee wellness newsletter on self-care in the workplace. Last week, I just listened to Harder to Kill Radio (Steph Gaudreau’s podcast) with my dear friend Sarah Fragoso and that was the central topic of theirs (I highly… Read More Self Care… Taking Time!
It’s FINALLY here… if you follow me on social media then you have been seeing me hint for months that I have been working on something special for you all! Well it’s FINALLY here! My Christmas present to you… Starting on Monday, January 1st, I am going to be running my first ever 28-Day Kick… Read More 28-Day Kick Start Program
“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~Socrates I’ve wanted to write this post for a long time and after doing my first “competition” of any sort for the first time in 3.5 years last weekend, I figure no better… Read More Life’s Transitions
“If you never try, you’ll never know.” As I write this, I am currently soaring at 31,982 feet at 482mph, in a tube with hundreds of other people. However, just 24 hours ago I was a drown rat shivering my britches off while “camping” in a torrential downpour in Tampa, FL. That’s right, shivering… Read More Ragnar Relay
“The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy!” ~Kenneth H. Cooper If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a live story that I posted the day before Thanksgiving about calories and exercising. If not, here’s the gist. How many times have you said or heard someone say, “I… Read More Exercise Isn’t About Burning Calories
Quote I’m pondering… “I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life?” Alrighty guys, my last several blogs have been pretty serious… Read More Exercise YOUR Way
Diet. Yuck! That word just makes me cringe! What does it even mean? I just looked up the definition and this is what I found… “n: a special course of food of which one restricts oneself” or my favorite “v: restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight“. WHAAAAAT?!?!… Read More Nutrition Nonsense: Part III – What Does “Diet” Even Mean?
Here we go… another brutally honest blog comin’ at you like WHOA! I’m going to come right out and say it. I hate social media! I really do. I think, for the most part, it is making us dumber, less emotionally stable, and less compassionate people. I think it constantly has us comparing ourselves to… Read More Nutrition Nonsense: Part II – Social Side
Alright y’all… here we go… a blog series that I know needs to be written, but I hesitate because of the flack it will most likely get online due to it’s vast controversial topic… but I guess that’s what this is all about. Voicing my thoughts and hoping to get people thinking and discussing. So… Read More Nutrition Nonsense: Part I – My Story