Where does time go?!

I feel like a broken record saying this, but I’m going to try my very best to keep up with my blog! 😛 In my defense though my summer so far has been crazy busy. Here are some highlights: I had a weekend getaway in New York visiting my sister for her birthday. We explored […]

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Weekly Workout Review

Hey! Check it out! It’s another weekly workout review, let’s keep it up! ;P Monday: Rest Tuesday: (non-traditional exercise) house PAINTING! yes it’s true I worked up a sweat! Wednesday: Orange Theory Thursday: Orange Theory (and a sweaty house painting session) Friday: Rest Saturday: Yoga 2-3 Sunday: Orange Theory (and attended a GI Yoga workshop) […]

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Fit Faux Pas

I tried to ignore it when I saw the magazine covers, but when I overheard two young adult ladies talking about it the other night I just couldn’t help but get on top of my soap box. (Step up onto soap box) Ahem, if I can have your attention please! The other night I heard […]

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Sore is the New Black

When I was stretching post-half last Sunday I also felt how sore my chest, biceps and triceps were from my Thursday OrangeTheory workout! My husband laughed at me when I mentioned it. He said, “You just ran a half marathon and you’re complaining about your arms!?” It’s funny because you’d expect me to be moaning […]

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31 1/2, A Turning Point

The past few days I’ve felt a change of season both literally and figuratively. Right now in the Chicago area all blossoms have full out bloomed, the air feels softer, and the sun feels bright, cheerful, and warm on my skin. I feel spring, literally all around us and it is glorious. In the figurative […]

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Two 2017 Goals

Two years ago my husband started a doctorate program, and I decided then that I would accomplish something big each year in support of his hard work (that way he wouldn’t feel as alone if I’m work towards something too). The first year I’d say having my son, Leo, was the big accomplishment. The second […]

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Motivation Monday: September Edition

Let’s face it, we all face challenges, it is part of day to day life. Sometimes people cower with their tail tucked between their legs while others attack challenges with super problem solving skills. Sometimes those challenges win, sometimes we defeat them or accept them, but no matter what we do we will always face new […]

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Find Your OM

One thing about me is that I love trying new things, and just a couple days ago when it was below zero, I thought it was the perfect time to warm up and try Bikram style yoga for the first time. In case you’re not familiar, it is a yoga session in a very warm room, […]

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Find Your OM

Wednesday’s seem like the perfect day to start a new weekly blog post called, “Find Your OM.” For some, Wednesday’s may be a tough one just trying to get through the week and closer to Friday. Instead, I would like us all to focus on being in the present, and bear with me, loving and […]

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