Posted in July 2012

What is Saving My Life Right Now

my phenomenally talented friend, sarah bessey, recently wrote a blog entitled ‘in which this is saving my life right now‘.  she invited others to  write out what is saving their own lives right now in an inspired synchroblog. and so here i am. i’m doing this fast and furious, before i chicken out. and i … Continue reading

Fitnessy Friday – No Excuses Workout

Hey fitnessy friends! Most of you know I’m a personal trainer. And I know that with these lazy summer days come bottomless pina coladas, heaping piles of cheesy nachos, and glorious double-scoop chocolate fudge cones. So it’s important to balance things out with a little fitness. Why not get in a quick workout before the … Continue reading

The Essential Practice of Nothing

i had a goal yesterday.  to do nothing. for 15 minutes. and i failed.  miserably. i bought groceries.  cleaned the house.  answered emails.  fed my son.  changed diapers.  i watched TV.  made phone calls.  i organized an upcoming trip.  worked out.  ran errands.  had my sister over.  i ate standing up.  i read.  i fretted.  … Continue reading

The Day We Messed with the Supermodels

Have you noticed that there have been a crazy number of celeb photos being made public these last few months?  Photos of celebs prior to being retouched.  Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian and Kate Moss have all been victim to having their regular selves (in airbrushed make-up, strategic lighting, and killer heels, of course) released to … Continue reading

The Post-It Intervention

My word for this year is ‘release’.  I’m quite sure God could not have given me a word more opposite to my natural tendency (He’s funny that way isn’t He?).  See, I don’t go with the flow.  I want to make the flow.  Possibly even stop the flow when I need to.   Perhaps you can … Continue reading