February 8, 2016

love and like

To my Doodlebug, It’s time to sit down and acknowledge another year. And once again, the first words that come to mind are simply “I can’t believe how fast it’s gone by.” You’re a teenager now. And I can’t. I just can’t believe how fast it’s gone by. Even though I still see glimpses of […]

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January 4, 2016

Confident and Consistent

So if it’s true what they say, that what you do on New Year’s Day is what you’ll do all year, then I’ll be spending the year being super bad ass with really amazing women who are ALSO being super bad ass. Okay, so on the ACTUAL New Year’s Day I was eating nachos and […]

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December 15, 2015

life after

So, like any self-respecting obsessed business owner, making the decision to close the studio left a big hole in both my heart and identity. If I wasn’t half of trio (math!), who was I going to be? I didn’t have the luxury of a long period of soul searching. I didn’t get to go away […]

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December 1, 2015

not on fighting the old

My very first post here was almost six years ago. Six years ago! Six years ago I was a full time stay at home mom, I still had a child in diapers, I had never uttered the word crapball, or taken a Zumba class, or eaten quinoa. And when I introduced myself, I led with […]

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August 19, 2015

we make the rockin’ world go ’round

A million moons ago I wrote a post called The Bikini Promise. Basically it was my ode to not waiting for perfect circumstances to do something you want to do. For me, it started with a bikini, and while I needed some platform sandals, lipstick and a wide brimmed floppy hat to carry off the […]

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July 29, 2015

tables

My friend sent me that meme yesterday and it’s been stuck in my head. It’s funny how quickly things can change. One minute you’re riding your beach cruiser through the neighborhood with the kids, the next minute you are being fitted for a road bike. One minute you are floating in the pool with a […]

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July 23, 2015

on being an adult

My heart began to pound so hard I could feel it in my eardrums. When I realized that this wasn’t some joke, when I realized that you were a hundred miles away from me, uncomfortable and anxious with your own butterflies beating at your chest, I had a moment of pure gratitude. Gratitude. Thankfulness for […]

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July 20, 2015

big girl panties

If we are Facebook friends (or if you’re in any service industry whatsoever that involves asking me the question “how are you?”) then you know that I have recently begun training for my first triathlon. Yeah, I’ll just let that sink in for a minute. I say it a lot. I tell everyone. Mostly because […]

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June 30, 2015

Fitbloggin’ Denver RECAP

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The switch flips on all of my social media feeds, the hashtags fly, there is a soft green light cast over everything. It’s time for FITBLOGGIN’! Like so many in the tribe, I feel a certain kind of ownership. It’s OUR conference. It’s like a homecoming every […]

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February 5, 2015

on turning 12 and loving your mom

Dear Thing One, We had an argument over the weekend. A BIG one. You and me, well, we are tight. And it’s interesting because you are in no way a “momma’s boy”, whatever that means, but we have a relationship that is pretty unique. When you were much younger, and we were still living in […]

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