Body diversity

Welcome back! I hope you’re doing well. My family had a crazy busy weekend full of birthday celebrations that were incredible. I’m so thankful for the opportunity to come together with friends (in person!) and celebrate; our kids all get along and play really well together, and it was just a really wonderful weekend. Totally... Continue Reading →

Diets suck

Oh, hi there! It’s me again. Get a drink of water. Right now. It’s super hot in Upstate NY and we all know, hydration is super important. Gotta start respecting your body, and the first step is getting some H2O in your gullet. Ok, now that that’s out of the way. I’m exhausted. This has... Continue Reading →

Focusing on What You Can Control

Hi there! Before I launch into my topic for today's blog post I just want to say thank you to everyone who read and reacted to my last blog post. I got wonderful feedback and I'm glad my thoughts resonated with so many people. So, thanks y'all! I'm still feeling nervous about going back so... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter from a Teacher

Hi friends! Thanks for joining me again. I've had some things on my mind as of late, what with the debate about schools reopening in full swing, and as a teacher I obviously have a lot of thoughts about this. I thought I would air it all out here. You're brave if you continue reading.First... Continue Reading →


Hi there, dear reader! Happy Monday to you, and I actually mean that this week! If you remember, I had a rough start to last week (and really, they were all minor things that only slightly inconvenienced me, but in the moment their cumulative impact left me feeling quite defeated). This week I switched things... Continue Reading →

Meal Prep, 2nd Edition

Hello, and Happy Monday! Is that an oxymoron? Is there such a thing as a "happy" Monday? I know, kind of a Negative Nancy stance, but let me tell you, we've had a rough start to the week. Normally I like setting some personal goals for the week, getting my bearings, doing some meal prep,... Continue Reading →

Mighty Morphin’ Meal-Prep!

Well, hello there! I'm super exited for today's post because it's about a topic near and dear to my heart: meal prep! I loooooove meal prep: I love the planning, the research, the execution, and the payoff. In addition to anything fitness related, this is seriously a topic I could talk about, ad nauseam, with... Continue Reading →

Celebrating the 4th

Hi there, faithful reader, and Happy 4th of July! I hope Kid Rock visits your house and leaves you all the good stuff 🙂 Felix has been boycotting sleeping lately so he has me up bright and early this morning; I guess, trying to be optimistic, this way I can just celebrate for even longer!... Continue Reading →

The Beauty and Curse of “Busy”

Hi there, and happy Monday! I hope you had a rejuvenating weekend and are ready to tackle the week! Or maybe your weekend was crazy busy and you're ready to return to the normalcy and routine of the week ahead. Or maybe, like me, all your days are blending together and you had no idea... Continue Reading →

Finding Motivation

Oh hey there, avid reader. How are you? How's your family? Are you getting enough sleep and drinking enough water? Have you been eating foods to fuel your body, and moving your body to keep it active and healthy? Sorry, that't just the mom/teacher in me keeping tabs on you. Someone has to 🙂 Let's... Continue Reading →

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