• You Said What?

    As someone who has worked in the wellness (or well-being as it’s now called) and fitness world for about 14 years, I have heard a lot of comments and questions about various topics in this industry. Sometimes when things are really quiet random thoughts will come to me and so I’ve decided to write them down. …

  • POUND (Yeah, Yeah!)

    It’s that time of year. The mornings are cooler, winter clothes are everywhere in the stores, and the kids are going back to school. All of this means one thing: POUND is starting! As you might know, I teach through DSM Public Schools Community Ed. I really enjoy teaching for Community Ed because it gives people …

  • Crosswords and Life

    I’ve always been a lover of words and writing. Spelling tests were my favorite days in school because sounding out words and figuring out whether the I came before or after the E was such a fun challenge. Word searches and crosswords were always favored over anything that had to do with numbers. The only …

  • Morning Moves

    As I’ve noted in previous posts, I am an avid YMCA member and love going to early morning fitness classes. Working out in the morning is like a huge shot of caffeine. At least that’s what I think a huge shot of caffeine would feel like since I’ve never tried 5-hour Energy or espresso, plus I don’t drink …