That time I met New Kids on the Block

That time I met New Kids on the Block

Happy holidays! Since I like to focus on all things fabulous here, I wanted to share one of the best days of my childhood with you. I always get a bit nostalgic about this at this time of the year because when I was 13, I got tickets to see New Kids on the Block [...]

I swore I’d never run again—and then I did

I swore I’d never run again—and then I did

I did Couch to 5K back in 2011 and did one race, but my back and hips didn't love that I was running. By that summer, I was in a lot of pain and hung up my running shoes. I never really wished I could run again until both of my boys started running cross [...]

Musings from a busy fall

Fall is always an active time in our household, with the start of a new school year, after school sports, Saturday cross country meets and getting ready for the holiday season. There’s a part of me that loves the fresh start of a new school year. There’s another part of me that hates it. There’s [...]

So what clicked this time?

At the beginning of 2017, I realized I needed to become healthier. My 41st birthday was approaching in February, the holiday season was over and my clothes were tight. Typical after the holidays, but I was really annoyed with myself. It was time to make a change and lose some weight. How many times have [...]

I can’t believe I take boxing classes

I can’t believe I take boxing classes

If you had told me six months ago that I’d join a boxing club, I would have told you that you were nuts. But that’s exactly what’s happened. Let me start from the beginning. Back in May, I noticed that a vacant space in a local strip mall had a Title Boxing Club sign on [...]