Archive for April, 2016

Friend Makin’ Mondays: Have You Ever?

Last week I saw similar questions popping up on my Facebook feed. I think this is too much to answer there, but it’s perfect for FMM. I tried to create some variations, and I’m looking forward to seeing your answers. If you’ve taken part in FMM then you know the rules. If you’re new, please […]

Think About Today

When I mentally look back at my weight loss history, I tend to only look at my failures and upsets. For example, I tend to focus on the events that led up to my back injury, the event that I allowed to derail me from my goal of getting to a healthy weight. I’ll build […]


Who Ate My Blog?

My Mom Had A Stroke (Actually, She Had Two)

The last seven days have been the most terrifying of my life. Mom flew in one day after I did, and when she arrived I told her that we needed to go to the Emergency Room. The right side of her face was droopy, and she was having a hard time saying her words. She […]

My Life and Work in SHAPE Magazine

When I got to work today I learned that SHAPE Magazine posted an article about where I work, why I love it and how I see myself these days, and I’m sharing it here because it feels like a good update on my life. Check it out, and share your gym stories and/or what you’re […]