real life, real stories, real connection

I can’t say I haven’t been busy around here – traveling to weddings, a memorial, and a new birth this year – but I’m finding ways to take advantage of my time when I’m at home. Sometimes that means slow mornings and skipping workouts and watching reruns. And sometimes that means attending events and buying […]

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7 ways to make fitness a priority when you just can’t commit

I, along with more than half the population (I’m not a statistician, don’t quote me on this) do not naturally LOVE working out. I spent many a year wishing and praying that one day it would all magically click for me, and I’d be one of those people who has to spend every day in the […]

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fitness : leggings & classpass

It was a sad, sad day in ClassPass land yesterday. The company, after hiking up prices twice within the past year, finally discontinued their unlimited class option and is giving us only 10 classes a month. I’m feeling all the feels along with everyone else, and not to sound dramatic, but this literally turns my life […]

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fitness attire

The past few weeks I have been getting serious about my fitness (I’ll talk more about that later), and I bought some new workout clothes for probably the third time in my life. Most everything I had was hand me downs and so worn they were literally falling apart. And most of the things I wore weren’t […]

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excuses and accountability

As I mentioned, I didn’t come up with a new list of resolutions for 2015; instead I’m letting my one little word guide me (and still working on that 25 for my 25th list). But a big reason why I record my other goals in this space is so I’m held accountable. Even if only one […]

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working on my fitness

photo from last summer when I was more consistent with exercising… Oh, exercise. The eternal struggle. I have really fallen off the bandwagon with exercising lately. Partly due to laziness and partly because my body is literally falling apart. I can’t currently run on my knee, and I’m still suffering through some back/shoulder problems, but […]

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