• Honor the Emotions, Consider the Wound.

    I am committed to walking into pain. To leave my armor of privilege at the door. To honor the wounds of others. To stand for those who need me, no matter what inconvenience or discomfort it brings. It is the…

  • A Different Kind of January

    I love the energy of January, I always have. The inspiration to be better, to set goals, to change things up, to have a fresh start. Let’s go! But this January, I held back. Not because I wanted to, but…

  • 2016 Here I Come!

    Did you think because I have a newborn at home I wouldn’t be setting goals for this year? Come on! If anything is motivation to get after life, it is having a kid and setting a good example.  Even if…

  • Still hoping, still dreaming.

    The dreamer in me is feeling a little bummed out this week.  I received the official news recently that once again I did NOT make the registration cut for the Boston Marathon. For those of you who are confused by…

  • Is a Simple Life Even Possible Anymore?

    As some of you know, one of my resolutions this year was to “slow down”.  To live simply,  plan less and enjoy more. Things were going great in the first few months of the year, I got into a good…

  • My take on being “fit and pregnant”

    Having a background in personal training for 7+ years and having worked with pregnant clients (AND having numerous pregnant friends in the past years), I thought I knew exactly how this whole “staying fit and pregnant” thing would go for…

  • Don’t put “courage” in a box

    There are two words that have been hot topics as of lately.  Courage and Love.  One would not think such words would be controversial topics. The legalizing of same sex marriage has caused the word ‘love’ to be discussed and defined.…

  • Confessions of a Crossfitter

    NEWSFLASH: I love Crossfit.  A LOT.  I have been consistently going 3-5 days a week for three years.  I still get jitters the night before a workout when it is finally posted. I still am challenged and never bored. I have…

  • Feeling Challenged? Keep Going.

    Ever feel like you are stuck in a rut? Meeting challenge after challenge with no end in sight? No matter how positive your intention is to start the day, you end the day in frustration. I know how you feel…