Category Archives: Staying 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, […]

#beastmode #relentless #maybeyouneedanap

My kitten takes a break from being a beast and naps on the couch.

This morning I received an email encouraging me to be “relentless” as I tackled my to-do list, to attack each thing with vigor and intent: my laundry, my work, my workouts, my nutrition, my relationships, my everything. Maybe it’s the fact I’m getting over a nasty bug, but I couldn’t even bring myself to read […]