3 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Dreams

Something inside of you is saying that you want more…that you have more to offer the world. But, the thing is, it just stays there—sitting stagnantly inside that head, that heart, that gut of yours…Why?Here are three ways you may be sabotaging your dreams:...more

Nutritious Smoothies to Start Your Day

There is no doubt that starting your day by doing something healthy for your body, not only makes you feel good, but it leads to you making healthy choices throughout the day. One of the best ways to start your day on a healthy note is to drink your morning meal in the form of a smoothie. They are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up snack, or sometimes, as an alternative for a calorie-heavy dessert because there are so many different “recipes” to make your smoothies that meet your dietary needs....more

Running -- The Cheap Sport??

I used to think that running was the sport that required little monetary investment. All you need is a pair of shoes and an open road. Right?Wrong. Oh so wrong....more

10 Reasons Bed Rest is Awesome!


Fitness Friday: AMRAP Edition

Happy Good Friday everyone!  #FitnessFriday gets a special edition post today!  In case you missed my first post about AMRAP workouts, AMRAP stands for As Many Rounds As Possible, where you try to get in as many rounds of a set of exercises as you can in a given time....more
es33py Nice job!  Did you find any of the moves challenging?  Keep up the good work! :)more

Chia Seeds and BlogHer

Good morning! It's Friday, and that means we're almost free :) This week seemed to fly by, which is abnormal for a week back after Spring break. Students forget how to "do school" and the week drags on. I think the nice weather had a lot to do with it. Our students wanted to be outside and active, and the day is over before you know it!...more

Fresh, Homemade Guacamole

How is everyone doing on this fabulous Wednesday? Today ended on a positive note - I played dragon tag with my students, and that's always a lot of fun! In dragon tag, everyone wears velcro flags (like in flag football) and is split up into two teams. The goal is to tag (by pulling their flags) everyone on the opposing team. This game always involves running around and climbing playground equipment, and we work up a good sweat!...more

Triad Family Network and the National Perinatal Task Force

I know I've mentioned a few times here and there that I'm part of a group of women who believe in education and choice and information and women's health and pregnancy and babies' health. I want to tell you a little more about this group of great women, what we've been up to, and plans we have for the future....more