When we think "self-care" we often think expensive and/or time-consuming but most of us -- especially us moms -- can't realistically commit to weekly massages or sunrise yoga sessions. (This is the part where I picture you murmuring something along the lines of "As if!" under your breath.) So I guess we should just … [Read more...] about Quick and easy self care ideas
fit & healthy
Cold weather and short winter days throw me for a loop. I know it's all relative and it's not nearly so cold or so dark here in North Carolina as in many places, but that just solidifies my resolve not to move anywhere more wintery. So today I'm taking a cue from Anne Bogel to share what's "saving my life right … [Read more...] about 5 things saving my life this winter
If you've been reading my blog for long, you know my life sort of imploded about six years ago (my dad died, we adopted two more kids from foster care, plus other things I didn't share online). As I struggled to cope with all of that, I began a journey towards strength in body, mind, and soul. Because this made such a … [Read more...] about Online personal training
Today is my fitiversary. (Yep, that's a made up word.) I define my fitiversary as the day I began my fitness journey in earnest. I'd worked out on and off over the years, but then my schedule would change or I'd get sick or injured and out of my routine and never start back. Or the friends I was going to exercise … [Read more...] about Happy fitiversary to me!