One day I decided to apply for a job and chase a dream. Scratch that. I procrastinated for 2 years because I was scared of failing. I stuck a toe in the water, but got my teeth kicked in. A year later, I carried around an application in my car for a week waiting. Waiting … Continue reading All the Feels
I fired off an email to a friend/mentor of mine after having an off week. In training people, it is much the same as in training yourself. There are excuses, days where you just aren't feeling it, and many, many qualifiers. Qualifiers typically go something like this: Client: "I wish I could lose weight faster. I'm working … Continue reading Brain Bombs and Power
Texas sure knows how to do thunder. And lightening. Sitting in the car while big 'ole fat rain pounded on the roof, I reached over to grab my phone. In line for school pick up, Facebook and a smartphone provide ample entertainment and distraction. (Yes, I was parked. No, I do not look at my … Continue reading Blue Space
There's a prompt each day for random topics to discuss, and one that comes up is a ten minute free-write. Whatever we want - just type for ten minutes. No editing, no evaluating. Just sit down, and type what comes to mind. Here are ten minutes in my mind... I'm tired. But the good kind … Continue reading Ten Minutes and a Whole Lot of Gratitude
One of the mamas in the neighborhood joined our little workout group at the beginning of the year and has been working out consistently since. She joined our group, not knowing anyone - but knowing she wanted in. She embodies brave. She gets it done. I often saw her running on the treadmills at the … Continue reading My Fit Friend Joy!