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Fitting In Exercise ‘Cuz I Can’t Fit Into My Jeans!

If you’ve got kids in your home, you are probably surrounded by Halloween chocolate and candy right now. There are many things I cannot resist on my own:  Reese’s.  M&Ms.  Twix bars.  Butterfingers.  Peppermint Patties.  (Oh be still, my watering mouth!) You get the picture. Before long, my jeans aren’t […]


Don’t Give Up

About now, you may be a little discouraged about the weight you gained at Christmas.  Like me, you may need a little pep talk.  So pull up a chair and let me tell you about my friend Cynthia. After her son was born, she was disappointed at her 6 week […]


Slacking with Your Exercise?

Several weeks ago, I blogged with great enthusiasm about boot camp at my local 24 Hour Fitness. Yes, I the class. No, I don’t like waking up at 5:30 to make it there by 6:00 am. I’ve been exercising three times a week, but I haven’t been back to […]


Being a Younger You Part 2

Download the podcast or listen to it now: In part 2 of this message, I talk about the dreaded subjects of losing weight and exercising!  Is it possible to actually have fun while getting fit?  Can you really enjoy a better body without surgery or spending a lot of […]


Welcome to Boot Camp!

I’ve discovered a new class at my 24-Hour Fitness:  Boot Camp. Goodbye boring workout.  Hello soreness, sweating, and sleep deprivation. I was invited to the class by a couple probably in their 60s that I met in the gym.  I think that’s a pretty cool way to get invited to boot camp.  […]


Day 23 – You’ve Got to Move It

This is one of my favorite chapters to talk about because my mom is featured in it!  Have you ever been set up on a blind date?  Well several years ago, my husband set up a “blind date” of sorts for my mom and I.  It was a date with a […]


Day 10 – It Starts With Your Sneakers

In Day 1-9 of my bo, the focus in on your heart.  Now we head north and consider your mind.  What keeps your mind fresh and engaged?  I use this quote in my bo from bed Peanuts creator Charles Schultz, Life is like a ten-speed bike; most of us have […]