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“Stayin’ Alive”…when life happens

One of the reasons I started this blog was because I wasn't finding what I needed to read: how to be fit and healthy in the real world. I found plenty of magazines and blogs for elite people who would meal prep with more vigor than most people did anything, and who would pick hotel… Continue reading “Stayin’ Alive”…when life happens

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The Courage to Be a Beginner

I was at a networking thing (Yay! Go Introverted Me!) a few weeks ago and met a lady that I just sort of instantly liked. Added bonus: she teaches yoga, which made yogi-wanna- be me a little bit thrilled. I told her that I kept trying to make yoga a part of my life, but the… Continue reading The Courage to Be a Beginner

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Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed

I had been going solid for a month, and I was down 8lbs, which was awesome! (Note: 1-2 pounds per week is healthy. You do not need to lose weight any faster than this!)  Then he told me it was time. Time for a...wait for it!...A cheat meal! First, that's a thing? Really?! But second, holy biscuits,… Continue reading Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed

Blog Posts, From the Archives

Sit. Stay

This was oringally posted on my other blog, "Real. Fit.".  But when it came up on my feed, I realized I needed this reminder. Again.  You wouldn't believe how often I hear it: "I don't have time to eat." Which is even more silly than "I don't have time to cook." (Post on that coming,… Continue reading Sit. Stay


“You take better care of your car than you do your body…”

When a wreck totaled my car last year, I decided that I could no longer justify having a nice (expensive) car. My previous career necessitated having something that looked nice, but I haven't been in that job in 3 years.  So I got a well loved, but well cared for, 2002 Toyota Highlander.  It had… Continue reading “You take better care of your car than you do your body…”

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“Secure YOUR Oxygen Mask First”

I used to fly fairly often, but since I’ve changed careers, it’s been years. I flew frequently enough that I didn’t bother to listen to the schpiel at the beginning of the flight. “Blah blah blah… phone in airplane mode… blah blah blah… exit row…may be required to assist… blah blah blah…snacks available for purchase…blah… Continue reading “Secure YOUR Oxygen Mask First”