Getting organized, finally.

My mother had tried several times over the span of many years to teach me how to knit. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to, I just never could get it to click. Then I moved into my first house and money was scary tight, and with Christmas right around the corner… I kind of […]

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Dear 2017: I wanna be BIG.

Somewhere around Thanksgiving week of 2016, I had a very dawning realization as I was planning out my Christmas list of “wishes” to give to my husband. I want to be big. I want to be strong, and big. Well, bigger. Bigger than I currently am. I want to put on one of those super […]

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Cooking on the fly. Why I scrapped meal planning.

My job schedule varies from season to season, but through my ease of being adaptable, I’ve still been able to stay pretty on schedule for each passing day. With the different seasons, I know which hours I’ll be in office and which hours I’ll be out and at events. That part never changes. However, each […]

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Two years later: Home gym life.

Misconception in the fitness world is a big grouping. For example: women who lift heavy weights will look like men. Or, this one: if you don’t do any cardio, you’ll never lose weight. Another one that circles around the drain is: you cannot get a “real” workout in from home. Really? What is a “real” […]

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It’s all in your head: Getting upside down on the mat.

A few weeks back, I posted on Instagram my daily yoga pose for the challenge I was doing and noted how my own fear of core work as the result of what I’ve seen in my job as a postnatal trainer has hindered my progress in movements that directly involve the core and require a […]

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Self-care: Empty tanks and relationships.

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I woke up in a panic on Saturday morning after having a dream that my muscles literally deflated. Like, straight out of a cartoon. A needle pressed to them, and POP! Down they went. It was an irrational fear that came from needing to be down from any and all weight lifting for a solid […]

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Self-care with a Fix.

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So, I have done a thing. And for me, it’s a major thing. One of the self-care pieces I’ve taken on over the past few months is actually taking some time each day for myself. To maybe do something with my long, crazy mane of hair. Or sometimes put a little touch of makeup on. […]

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