On sunsets, shin splints and acknowledging my age.

We recently joined a new gym that is open, I kid you not, 24 hours. They also have free child care, free drop in classes and personal tvs on every exercise bike. Basically, my excuses for not working out just got pretty sparse. Hubby has been working out every morning before work. I am superContinue reading “On sunsets, shin splints and acknowledging my age.”

Tuesday Afternoon: January 8, 2013

I’ve been doing a lot of “2012 recaps” and “top photos of” posts lately and very little of my typical day to day blogging, so before the month gets away from me, here is some stuff that’s been going on lately. MM lost his first tooth of 2013 last week while I was running myContinue reading “Tuesday Afternoon: January 8, 2013”

Winter Wish List (2012 / 2013)

Winter came in with a bang this year with a snowstorm delivering 20 inches of snow in some areas of my town. While I look forward to a White Christmas, let’s think about the winter season ahead and make some goals and wishes for the season. Things to Do blow bubbles outside and watch themContinue reading “Winter Wish List (2012 / 2013)”

Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge: The results are in!

Well guys, the weight loss challenge that I embarked on three weeks ago ended officially yesterday. I just retook my measurements so I guess it’s time to write about my results with the Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge by Dustin Maher. First, I thought I’d tell you my thoughts overall with the challenge. I thoughtContinue reading “Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge: The results are in!”

One week check-in: Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge

So, I’ve been doing the Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge for one week now (only 2 more weeks to go!) and figured I should do an official check in to let you guys know how it’s been going. After the first day of the challenge I was sore. REALLY sore. I didn’t even make itContinue reading “One week check-in: Mommy Blogger Weight Loss Challenge”

I believe in me and other affirmations.

One of the sections in Dustin’s Fit Moms For Life book is about positive thinking and positive affirmations. It might sound hokey, but it’s widely believed that the power of positive thinking can be huge when setting goals like weight loss and self improvement. Oprah talks about her Vision Boards; Anusara yoga is known forContinue reading “I believe in me and other affirmations.”

1 day down, 20 to go…

I’ve mentioned this challenge in a sort of off-handed whisper several times last month, but yesterday the challenge actually started! Dustin Maher, author of Fit Moms for Life and a personal trainer from Wisconsin started this program to challenge the mommy blogger community to try out his boot camp exercises and start losing the weight!Continue reading “1 day down, 20 to go…”