"I almost feel like I lost a part of myself."
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. - F. Scott Fitzgerald Far too often we find ourselves thinking about what we don’t have. When we goal set we’re thinking of everything we have to do in order to get where we want to be. When we scroll online, we see … Continue reading Day 304, Quote 38 “Life starts all over again”
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol It's been eight days. It had been 501 days. I didn't plan it, but I guess it was fate since the number was almost perfect. I didn't realize until I put the date of the last photo with … Continue reading Day 280, Quote 33: “They always say time changes things…”
There will always be some battles that are fought over, and over again. However, every time we meet the strategy will be new because we will have experience on our side. I am a different person then I was then. Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite books. It’s up there with The Great … Continue reading Day 271, Quote 32: It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
No one can do this for you, but you. Whatever this is. I've said that before and I know I said it recently when I talked about the importance of advocating for yourself on my Facebook page. It's true - no one will look out for you more than you, so ask questions, be curious, get … Continue reading Day 263, I guess I’m paraphrasing: Fight for it, take ownership
I don't usually outright write workout programs for clients, but I do help them write their own. We discuss mobility testing and training, cardiovascular activity, resistance training styles and the importance of creating diversity in their workout to see results they want, but also to have ensure that they're enjoying their workouts. I suggest changing … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Supersets
The past week has been busy. Most weeks are busy. There are times that it feels like there aren't enough hours in the day. I have too many ideas going on in my head and sometimes, I have to say to myself that I need to step back and think about what's important today and … Continue reading Day 245, Quote 28: “Mind your words”
I walked away thinking that balance isn’t what we’ve grown up to believe it is.
Our work lives bleed into our personal lives, and in many cases I think it’s appropriate.
Trying to keep the divide will just make us frustrated and feel defeated.
As warmer weather is approaching, we're shifting how often we use the oven. It doesn't matter if you have air conditioning, the oven turned on in the late spring and summer makes for a really warm kitchen. We cook a lot of things stove top, use our George Foreman or go outside and grill. For … Continue reading Recipe: Shredded Steak Tostadas
When you hear the word supplements what do you think of first? Do you think of fish oil? Do you think of a multi-vitamin? Do think of protein powder? Do you think of steroids? For the beginning few months of last year when I went back to school, I worked at Vitamin Shoppe. This gave … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Vitamins Part 1