Category Archives: Getting Fit

Why I asked my friends to order me not to workout

See the capitals? Only good friends yell at you like that on Facebook.

I haven’t worked out at all during the past week. Not even once. And even more surprising, it’s been on purpose. This timeout has been an interesting experiment, and it’s one that I’ll definitely repeat. It’s not like I’ve been lolling on the couch all week watching a Walking Dead marathon on Netflix. I’ve been […]

Move it, use it or lose it … or how my friends kick butt

Petite but powerful women

I just moved for the second time in two months. In fact, as I sit here writing this, I am surrounded by boxes of stuff that, after packing/unpacking/shuffling/managing, I’m not sure why I even own. But that’s another story for another day. You know your friends are kickass when they help you move. On Saturday, […]

Extreme Weight Loss makes me want to do handsprings

Dust got in my eyes when I watched Extreme Weight Loss this week, and it wasn’t even one of its more emotional episodes. When Georgeanna, a 44-year-old pastor’s wife, nailed her back handspring after losing 100+ pounds, I lost it a little. It was obvious Georgeanna would get that handspring — after all, this was […]