Is your surge capacity depleted?

Now, to be transparent: of course I created the contrast with those photos on purpose.    You looked, right? ; )    Obviously, there’s a whole glam situation going on in the first photo: there’s the glass of champagne (haven’t had one since that night), and the setting is an art museum gala event I [...]

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Shots for everyone. I’m buyin’.

Zumba @  ClubSport: “Shots” … and two things:   1) Doesn’t the instructor look like Martina Navratilova?  2) I’ve always enjoyed dancing to some of the nastiest, grinding songs ever in classes  where I know some of the people in that room would not stand for it in any other environment : ) .  *  [...]

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Coffee Time & Body Talk

During these times, some of the happiest hours (or 1/2 hour- 45 minutes) of my life have been when I am moving my body on purpose (yeah, exercise). I remember I can do hard things. I get to be with people I love. I am outside, and I get to sweat. I have fun. I know for sure that exercise helps [...]

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The Miracle of Play

I don’t usually throw my days away in a basket like that, but when you start thinking bad things come in 3s, and wonder why you’re getting a 6-pack instead … that’s where you land sometimes. Life threw me some challenges, but that didn’t stop me from the one job I gave myself when I [...]

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{VIDEO} The best of the worst

Welcome to this week’s blog via video …  This week, I am sharing the story of two of the hardest periods in my life, which happened to involve my home. And I’m not talking about my house-in-Louisville-home —  I’m talking about the “home” that is my body. My permanent address.  In two different decades, I [...]

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With All My Heart

It’s February and love is in the air.   Valentine’s Day this year is a Friday, so that’s double-celebration fun (a holiday and the weekend).    If you celebrate Valentine’s Day, enjoy your time with your partner or your friends  — and show yourself some love, too.    Show yourself some love every day; you [...]

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself For 2020

In my last post, I wrote about the significance of choosing a WORD OF THE YEAR as a way of setting you intentions in 2020 and a new decade.  This week, I’m offering you questions that my clients and I have been talking about in sessions since the end of 2019.  You can use these [...]

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Don’t wait until you need a “life root canal”

Dental distraction strategy: Selfies and texts sharing the process. My daughter just got two kittens; hence, the “cat grandma” reference : )   You know the pain is bad when you find yourself kind of excited about your root canal. I was anxious about it, too, but I wanted the relief. The process wasn’t terrible [...]

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“My wedding dress weight”

Evolution: 1996, 2000 (pregnant in Paris : ), 2005, 2009, 2012, 2016, 2019 If I’ve heard it once when it comes to a woman talking about her body, I’ve heard some version of this at least 100 times: “When I got married in 2012, I weighed 122 pounds. If I do this right, I could [...]

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90 Days or less

On October 2nd, I was thrilled to be a guest on a local morning show called Great Day Live! My mission? To show people that it doesn’t need to be January 1st to make changes in your life.  You can do big things with small steps in 90 days or less.  Click here to watch [...]

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