Dear Self: Take your own advice

January 5, 2016

Why is it so easy to give advice, but so easy to not take our own good, smart advice? I went to bed last night feeling depressed, frustrated, and defeated…and woke up feeling the same way. Yesterday was Day 1 of The Master’s Hammer & Chisel, and last night my friend took my ‘before’ pictures […]

Read the full article →

New Year, Still Me…

January 2, 2016

I have always made New Year’s Resolutions. Even as a kid, I would make a list of things I wanted to accomplish, or habits I wanted to break. Call them cliche, or pointless…but I don’t see any harm in setting new goals and using the beginning of a new year as a starting point. I […]

Read the full article →

Mind over Matter – Turkey Trot 2015

November 28, 2015

We always hear how the body can achieve whatever the mind can achieve. Man, I’ve heard this a thousand times and STILL don’t always believe it! I was admittedly nervous about running the Turkey Trot 5k and 10k back-to-back. I ran the St. Patty’s Day 5k and 10k back-to-back once before, but that was back […]

Read the full article →

Getting a groove back

November 21, 2015

Feeling a little like Stella lately. You know her, she’s the one who got her groove back. But I’m only feeling a little like Stella….it’s only been a few weeks and I’m not consistent in all the areas I want to be consistent in, so I guess I’m more like Stella’s cousin, we’ll call her Bella. […]

Read the full article →

Bangin’ Burgers!

September 8, 2015

We had a great weekend at camp for the Labor Day holiday weekend, and Monday morning I watched some TV while reading a magazine and enjoying a cup of coffee while the hubs took the truck and one of the four wheelers to town to hose off the mud from Sunday’s long ride. I flipped […]

Read the full article →

What the mind can believe…

August 16, 2015

Maybe you’ve seen or heard the saying before: “What the mind can believe, the body can achieve.” I’ve reinforced my belief in this concept a few times this summer and I still manage to surprise myself and be thankful for what my body can do. This is one of the most important things I’ve learned […]

Read the full article →

Willpower is a muscle…

July 26, 2015

I heard at some point the saying that “willpower is a muscle, it gets stronger the more you use it.” I love that, because it’s so true! I have struggled over the years with consistency, and willpower really helps with that. I started a new round of 21 Day Fix last Monday and it’s awesome […]

Read the full article →


May 31, 2015

I have a confession to make. (Wow, I jumped right in there, didn’t I? I was totally planning on rambling on for at least a few paragraphs about how much I am enjoying my new job and new routine. But I guess I’m just ready to get right down to business.) I’ve been sort of […]

Read the full article →

Forging ahead

April 11, 2015

How has it been more than two months since I last blogged? That’s crazy! So much has happened lately and life has been a bit of a roller coaster. Forgive the random thoughts that are about to follow. My workouts were going pretty well until the weather changes brought on my annual allergy and sinus […]

Read the full article →

It’s here! 21 Day Fix EXTREME!

February 2, 2015

What is 21 Day Fix Extreme? The original 21 Day Fix was designed to make losing weight simple and eliminate the need to ever diet again. That’s why it became America’s #1 fitness and nutrition program. Now, get seriously shredded in the shortest time possible with 21 Day Fix EXTREME, created by Autumn Calabrese. This […]

Read the full article →