8 self-care tips for the holidays

roaring fire

Ugh, I feel like self-care is such a buzzword these days.  If you think you’ve been hearing it a lot…you have.  Everything seems to count as self-care, even things like eating, sleeping, and breathing (I’m not kidding, google “self-care breathing”… Continue Reading

Portable lunches for taking to the gym

portable lunches for taking to the gym

Packing a healthy lunch is hard work.  All the traditional lunch choices, i.e. sandwiches, soups, and salads, get so boring after a while.  The internet teases me with posts like, “40 Salads That Are Great For Lunch!” but they all… Continue Reading

Back in black

I wish I could say there have been no posts because I was climbing Everest, or doing a technology cleanse, or had to go underground while saving the world, Mission Impossible-style.  Instead, blogging the last four months has been more… Continue Reading

Reflecting on May and setting goals for June

Woooo!  May is almost over.  In my neck of the woods, that usually means we swing our attention from tornadoes to heat stroke, which I’m actually okay with.  Tornadoes are super stressful. I wanna take a few minutes and reflect… Continue Reading

How to make morning workouts not suck

This might surprise you, but I’m a morning person. *Whispering* “Can it be? A bitchy morning person?” Yes my friends, it’s possible!  In fact, if I don’t work out pretty early, it’s just not gonna happen.  By the time I… Continue Reading

Week in review

week of workouts

Daylight Savings totally kicked my ass, so this last week I was a bit of a slug.  Despite having good intentions, I only had one formal workout because waking up early was NOT an option this week.  On days I… Continue Reading