It’s Fit-Family February in our home and I want to share with you a few of my thoughts on how to keep health and wellness at the forefront when you’re managing parenting, preserving your marriage, and household peace. *Disclosure* Absolutely nothing I’m sharing is rooted in research, science, or any other measure of reliability and… Continue reading Fit Family February
Habits: The Good, The Bad, and the How Long
Habits. Does life even exist without them? Think about it, from the time we wake up until we’re back in bed we make a series of decisions and the majority of them are on autopilot. You get the coffee perking, you brush your teeth and make the bed, let the dog out, grab the paper,… Continue reading Habits: The Good, The Bad, and the How Long
I’m hoping this is the last re-introduction I’ll be making for quite some time. I'm definitely not one to make promises all willy nilly, but I'm ready to re-commit. In the meantime, I’m so happy to have the mind, wherewithal, and, most especially, the time to sit and gather my thoughts and spend some time… Continue reading Re-Re-Introduction
Strength Training: A Must or a Bust?
If you are considering adding strength training to your regimen but you’re unsure about whether or not it’s a must, then you have happened upon just the right space. The short answer to this question is always a resounding, “Yes!”. It is highly unlikely you will ever be advised against training for strength. The benefits,… Continue reading Strength Training: A Must or a Bust?
Meal Planning and Prep: Small Steps to Success
Early in the history of this space, I felt compelled to chime in on the issue of meal prep. It’s something most of us have struggled with at some time or another. No matter where you are in life, your journey, spiritual walk, or whatever you may be navigating, at some point, you must stop… Continue reading Meal Planning and Prep: Small Steps to Success
So You Hired a Personal Trainer
Have you ever been fired up and ready to go? I know the feeling. You’re reinvigorated, refreshed, embodying a new attitude, and ready to take on whatever it takes to finally get in shape, lose that last bit of baby weight, work on that six pack, run that 5K, etc. On top of that, you… Continue reading So You Hired a Personal Trainer
Back to the Basics
The Fundamentals on the Road to You Have you ever had a plan, good intentions, or a thought that centered around self-improvement of some sort, but just couldn’t get yourself moving on the right track? I thought so. Most of us have. Very often, always in fact, when I meet people in my profession, the… Continue reading Back to the Basics
No Preamble Needed
No Preamble Needed I’m so glad you joined me, but I must let you know up front that this is for me. I need to see these words in print to keep moving. I have fallen short of projected commitments, goals, and visions. I have reasons, excuses, or whatever else you want to call them.… Continue reading No Preamble Needed
I Tried Mindful Eating for Seven Days, and This is What Happened…
The clickbait headline that I love to hate because, of course, I really need to scroll through 20 different slides to know that mostly nothing happened However, in the past several weeks, I have indeed immersed (and I use that term loosely) myself in learning more about the Health at Every Size Movement. In… Continue reading I Tried Mindful Eating for Seven Days, and This is What Happened…
Hey, Mom! What’s for Dinner???
Raise your hand if you live with multiple people! Raise your hand if some of those people include kids! Raise your hand if some of those people and kids are picky eaters! Raise your hand if some of those people have multiple food restrictions, preferences, or allergies! Raise your hand if your spouse is in… Continue reading Hey, Mom! What’s for Dinner???