Thin is Not the Goal

Just a word of caution on this post: there’s profanity. To know me in real life is to know that on occasion, I’m a bit profane. And today is such an occasion. So if you don’t like bad words, today’s post is not for you :) Now, I don’t write many posts myself here anymore… […]

Make It Happen

Appears courtesy of Femme Fitale. “Keep it pointed to where you want to go.  Everyday, today, now: do a little more of what you really want to be doing, and do a little less of what you don’t want to do until your ideal becomes what’s real.” – Danielle LaPorte Back in April, my husband […]

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Article appears courtesy of The Wellness Scientist. I’ve been reading a lot online lately about motivation over the past couple of months.  During that time I have encountered many cool, interesting, and extremely motivating blogs written by fabulous women of all ages from all over the world. One thing that has been really disturbing to […]

Crazy Healthy Fit: My Story Motivation

“Clear your mind of can’t, because you CAN do anything your heart desires” – yours truly, Jenna Beil from The best way to achieve personal health and fitness goals is through the motivation and support of others.  This is not a story of personal weight loss, but a story of personal acceptance and learning […]

Stop Lying to Yourself and Discover the Motivation You Already Have

Searching the racks for a new outfit only to realize that the size that fit last time I went shopping didn’t fit anymore…I was at least one size bigger. And damned if I was going to try on 2 sizes bigger, I’d just squish myself into the one that almost fit, knowing that if I […]

6 Healthier Holiday Traditions

Appears courtesy of Fitness Flame. For many of us, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is about eating. OK, it’s about much more than that, but the Christmas season pretty much boils down to food way more than most of us would probably like it to. There are family get-togethers, parties, baking days […]

Why You Don’t Quit for the Holidays

Appears courtesy of 110 Pounds and Counting. The good news is that Thanksgiving and Christmas are JUST ONE DAY. That means if you do overeat a little, it’s not the end of the world. It’s one slip up, that can be reversed if dealt with immediately. How is that possible, you wonder? Basically with continuing […]

6 Tips to Survive the Holidays with Your Goals and Waistline Intact

Appears courtesy of Functional Fitness. When visiting Costco today I overheard a fairly typical but rather interesting exchange at one of the sample booths. A lady approached and asked what was being offered – “Smoked oysters and (some type) of cracker”.  The customer responded with “sounds delightful,” and began to walk away.  The “sample lady” […]

Conquering Fitness Boredom with a Recreational Sports League

Appears courtesy of Athlete at Heart. Benefits of Recreational Sports Leagues I’ve been participating in recreational sports leagues off and on for the last 4 years and I would highly recommend it.  Why?  Lots of reasons! Make New Friends When I first moved to my current city five years ago I knew two people, my […]