Today I turn 46. I’m closer to 50 now that 40, and that means it’s time to get my act in gear and finally reclaim that person who I feel I am. I started this morning by making a list of everything that I wanted to achieve in the next year. Of course, the list was filled with lose weight and some of those things. But I also added that I wanted to hike and climb at least once a week over the next year. And I wanted to basically transform myself to allow my physical being and my mindset to be more in alignment.Read More
The old me loved that outdoors, but I’ve never fully realized myself as that “Outdoorsy Chick” that’s in my head. You know, I see myself as a Title Nine model in my head, but really I look more like an ad for Walmart sweats these days, and that’s not going to change if I remain in the state I’m in now – physically or mentally.Read More
It’s been a long and tough summer for me. I started massage therapy school and I also rebranded my company, which is really exciting for the business side of my life, but in the process, I neglected my own health. This is not new – it’s something that I’ve struggled with for years now.
But this week was back to school for the kids. It was exciting for them and a bit for me, as I also embark on my next adventure.Read More
I started this blog a few years ago with the intention of it being a bit more lifestyle-focused, and somehow I got off track. I got the impression that it needed to be a business – it needed to be big instead of organically growing. It became more about the big picture instead of the here and now, and that’s what I want to remedy.Read More
There are those of us who are the moms living in-between worlds. We are entering midlife and experiencing perimenopause, but we are far from empty nesters and have kids under 12. We are learning to balance hormones and life with kids. We are the midlife moms, and it’s time we had a voice.Read More
So here we are. In our 40s and 50s, maybe our 60s. Things aren’t working like they used to. You’ve cut the calories and logged the hours on the treadmill, and the scale isn’t budging. In fact despite your best efforts you middle is a little more padded lately.
In the mornings you wake up, roll over and there is it – a twinge in the back and a stiffness to the feet. You didn’t do anything to injure it, and yet you feel it nonetheless.
Our mom’s warned us for puberty, but what about the anti-puberty? Yes ladies, perimenopause is upon us and it’s wreaking havoc on our physical bodies and our sanity. But is this the end of our youth and livelihood? Of course not.Read More