I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey

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The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind that keeps insinuating itself to the front of your mind and perhaps even aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

Fuel Yourself

“But how will I do this when you’re not here to make me do it?”  This is an understandable question regarding working out from a client whose time period with a trainer is about to come to its end. For some, it’s an easy answer: don’t stop working with your trainer and you’ll never have … Continue reading Fuel Yourself

Find your personal “Holiday Spice”

I love coffee. Inside this mug is a holiday blend french roast that I mixed up myself by grinding a cinnamon stick and some whole cloves and a chunk of whole nutmeg in the coffee grinder, then adding it to my coffee. I didn't have a vanilla bean to add in, so I dotted the … Continue reading Find your personal “Holiday Spice”

Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Food has no power. Perhaps I should expand on that. Food has no power except the power you give it, just like everything and everyone else in life. I know, I know- -you're mulling that one over in your mind, thinking about how you and your situation are different and there are people and things in your life that … Continue reading Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Eternity? Who me?

I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like the idea of spending "eternity" playing a harp. I wouldn't even want to spend eternity playing a French horn, which happens to be the musical instrument I played from 5th grade through high school and love. I love to hear it starting at minute 1:05 … Continue reading Eternity? Who me?