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

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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:

When growth is a slow-go

I may have mentioned more than once that I am challenged by my impatience. When I get something that I am sure can help others, I want them to get it too. I want them to get it yesterday in fact. I realize that this is not only unrealistic but also unfair. It has been laid on my heart LOUDLY … Continue reading When growth is a slow-go

Start with ONE

The push-up, with its multi-faceted muscle toning benefits, should become your best buddy. It's not a new move, by any means, but many beginning-to-intermediate exercisers avoid it due to a misguided belief that they "can't do them". BZZZZZZZZZ...sorry, I'm going to need a judge's ruling on that: YES.YOU. CAN. It is simply a matter of learning the technique and … Continue reading Start with ONE

Oh say, can you see beyond the scale?

As I've said before, nothing helps change my perspective like a visual. As you can see from the above photo, 5 lbs of fat may be equal to 5 lbs of muscle in weight, but it is clearly not equal in volume. Another good reason why we need encouragement not to live by the number … Continue reading Oh say, can you see beyond the scale?