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Don’t Give Up

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 checkup.  She had...
Slacking with Your Exercise?

Slacking with Your Exercise?

Several weeks ago, I blogged with great enthusiasm about boot camp at my local 24 Hour Fitness. Yes, I love 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

Being a Younger You Part 2

Download the podcast or listen to it now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/pellicane/Being_a_Younger_You_Part_2.mp3 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 more fit?  Can...
Welcome to Boot Camp!

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...
Day 23 – You’ve Got to Move It

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 personal trainer!  We...
Day 10 – It Starts With Your Sneakers

Day 10 – It Starts With Your Sneakers

In Day 1-9 of my book, 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 book from beloved Peanuts creator Charles Schultz, Life is like a ten-speed bike; most of us have gears we...
P90X – I Hate and Love It!

P90X – I Hate and Love It!

Have you heard of the home exercise DVD workout program P90X?  My husband has college friends who are incredibly fit and of course they do P90X.  The day after he talked with them on the phone, he was on Craigslist looking to buy it.   And the day after that, he was...