Running on Quotes

Day 179, Quote 17: “You’re halfway there”

This week has been good. It’s been weird, but good. I dusted off my dresses and found the rest of my bobby pins – this is what got me mentally in the game. It was nice to have a break from sheath dresses, heels and shaking hands, but I’ve been ready for that break to… Continue reading Day 179, Quote 17: “You’re halfway there”

Wellness Refocused Education

Wellness Refocused Education: Snacking intentionally

When I started competing I thought I had to eat every few hours. This was something that I had read about, but more importantly (at the time) it was something that I saw over and over again in practice online. For me, every few hours meant every three hours. I was on a cycle of… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Snacking intentionally

Running on Quotes

Day 169, Quote 15: “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

No one is immune. There are some things we just don’t grow out of, no matter how much we want to or how hard we try. For some, it may be hard to look in the mirror and see the person standing in front of them instead of the person they used to be. For… Continue reading Day 169, Quote 15: “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

Wellness Refocused Education

Wellness Refocused Education: Steel Cut Oats v. Rolled Oats

One of my clients and I were talking about oats the other day. She said she had to eat steel cut oats, and I asked, “why do they HAVE to be steel cut?” She said well they’re healthier for you. I told her that wasn’t necessarily true. So, let’s talk oats – what’s the difference… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Steel Cut Oats v. Rolled Oats

Running on Quotes

Day 159, Quote 14: “Brave does not mean…”

We're shifting. I've been running on movie quotes this year and JP and I have been watching A LOT of movies. The spring was tough and there were more date night's in,s o we revisited some of our favorites and found some new ones. Some inspired me and struck something that made me want to… Continue reading Day 159, Quote 14: “Brave does not mean…”

Recipes

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Shawarma Skewers

Guys, it's hot outside, which means it's hot inside. It's not just hot, it's humid and muggy. Last year when we moved into our apartment, aside from the fitness center, one of the outdoor amenities that really excited us, was the grilling. We have access to both charcoal and gas grills. While charcoal is perfect… Continue reading Recipe: Grilled Chicken Shawarma Skewers