Lessons in reading…good ones

Lessons in reading…good ones

I woke up this morning a little smeary eyed after saying goodbye to my son’s reading tutor last night.  I expect there will be lots of sad tears in the next 2 weeks as we say goodbye to special friends and embark on our cross-country move.  But last night, I think...

Real Life Nutrition

Here is the thing…we live in the real world. Yesterday was one of those “real days” for me. Josh left to head to Washington state and report to his ship.   We won’t see him for just over a month while we wrap things up in Maryland.   Once we follow him to...
Jen Lovelace- When Macros Didn’t Work

Jen Lovelace- When Macros Didn’t Work

Jen Lovelace is a military spouse and a mom of 3.   This interview is about her journey to rediscover a healthy lifestyle.  She shares the real-life challenges that forced her to put her own fitness and nutrition on the backburner.  Her story is about making progress...
Magic Beans…and also Sleep

Magic Beans…and also Sleep

What if I told you I went to the local Body Master..yes, Body Master! Imagine a cross between a yoga instructor/ CrossFit games athlete and ancient witch doctor.  When I was examining the items for sale on the Body Master’s table I saw a pile of green beans.  I asked...
Marshmallow Girl

Marshmallow Girl

Confession:  Monday morning I called myself a marshmallow because I had to take a week off of training due to a pulled hamstring.  I was frustrated and lethargic because I wasn’t getting my normal exercise endorphins and I was annoyed with myself. Here is the...