Finding New Ways To Be Happy

Hello all, A few thoughts on trying to find things that make you happy, when you can’t do the things that you normally would.  Still in recovery from back surgery and I’m worried I haven’t been careful enough. I haven’t done strenuous things, mostly because I have no energy (this is why), but I have […]

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My Back Injury and Pregnancy

Hi Readers! I’m back after my three-month hiatus… I couldn’t be happier. So what else happened to stop me from blogging (and working out) for so long? Well, As it turns out..I am pregnant! OK, so?   There is such a thing as working out when you’re pregnant…it’s actually a huge thing with an enormous […]

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Working out through an injury

Hi there! Just some April [snow] showers to start off our week; Spring is always such a tease in the beginning. Somehow, I have sustained yet another injury; a pulled hamstring is no joke. Sitting down, standing up, normal things are so unbelievable painful. Hamstrings are large muscles and can take months to heal. For […]

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Abdominals as a Defense Against Injury

Good morning! We’re having a lovely spring snow here this morning. A light dusting is in the forecast, so of course all the businesses and schools are closed until noon. I made the mistake of going to the grocery store yesterday. It is not the mere crowds that I find unappealing, more so just the […]

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Inner Thighs Before Breakfast (10 min Video)

Summer approacheth! Something about warmer weather always makes me feel more motivated to work out…or just move in general. As a little extra gift to myself, I am going to dedicate 10 minutes before breakfast to get my muscles going. Get into the habit of waking up a different muscle group before breakfast every day. […]

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Learning About Yourself to Better Help Others

Good morning everyone! Let’s talk about Pilates for a change. One of the amazing things about pilates is that no matter how much you know there is always more. There is always another angle to explore. You are also constantly learning more about  your own body. When you know more about how your own body […]

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My Favorite Couch-Detox Strengthening Stretches

Have you ever, say, spent most of your waking hours lying on the couch watching countless episodes of a show you don’t even remember the name of? Perhaps you mustered enough motivation to make intermittent trips to the fridge and bathroom. Maybe you even took a shower! I have these days; we all have these […]

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How to stay motivated

Hey guys, First, the image has nothing to do with this post. I just thought my breakfast was pretty. And now… A few notes today on motivation. A motivational blog post, what a novelty …*tehe* Let me begin by saying that if you’re struggling with a project, or just generally lacking motivation in aspects of your […]

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