October 3, 2016

my wheat belly

If we are friends on Facebook (and if we’re not, why AREN’T we?), then you may have seen that I recently decided to go grain free. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment. One step further than gluten, being GRAIN free rules out a whole lot of food I love. Warm tortillas, flour […]

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September 26, 2016

birthday blessings

I celebrated my birthday last week. Now, I have had some pretty wonderful birthdays. When I turned 9 I was completely gobsmacked when my parents gave me a piano. How does one move a beautiful upright piano into a house completely unnoticed? Well, THEY did and I was blown away. When I turned 20, my […]

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September 20, 2016

Did we just eat that out loud?

We’ve teased. Alluded. Mentioned. Vaguebooked. It’s time for an announcement already, isn’t it yall? Okay. Here goes. I am super excited to present to you a collaboration that brings about great social change  espouses deep provocative thoughts   presents life changing information  provides lighthearted entertainment while you are in the gym getting your cardio! Yes, Nacho […]

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September 18, 2016

taking it personally

To my sweet Thing Two; Last week we celebrated your ninth birthday. NINE! It’s so hard for me to believe, mostly because, as time was whizzing by, you were leaping into one adventure after another, and all of a sudden I stepped back to see that you are about as worldly as they come. I’m […]

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August 21, 2016

train the trainer

It’s no secret I have had kind of a challenging year. For about seven months I have been living with varying degrees of near-constant pain in my ass. And not the figurative my husband and kids are driving me nuts kind of pain in my ass, I mean literal honest to goodness I can’t sit […]

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August 8, 2016

our ordinary summer

To my precious Thing One and Thing Two, It’s been a while since I’ve written you two a letter. I’ve missed some birthdays and some sweet conversations and there are so many moments of ours that I’ve wanted to preserve here and I just haven’t. I haven’t taken the time. I haven’t made it a […]

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March 14, 2016

by any other name

We had our first meeting at the gym, me, the Fitness Director, and the owner, and I made it through with minimal flopsweat. It was fun, actually, talking through my resume and hearing about somebody else’s business plans and vision. And I managed not to use the word fatass even once, not even when we […]

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February 26, 2016

thirtyfive inches

Back in 2014, when I had to do a driveby spent 18 glorious hours in Savannah with my Fitbloggin’ family, I had the honor of cohosting a conversation with Steve titled “Fitblogger Tough Love”. We tackled the idea that the very thing that makes our tribe so awesome – our supportiveness, understanding, and positivity- could […]

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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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