Tag Archives: self-care

Fitness Friday: My mini trainers

I had no idea how much of an influence my journey towards health and fitness had on my little ladies.  Munch and Skeeter are my biggest cheerleaders and my most ruthless personal trainers.  After getting in an abbreviated two-mile run … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Missing Motivation

So friends, I have a confession.  I started the 21 day fix program, and I did not complete it. Somewhere along the way allergies got the best of me.  I stayed up too late, and I lost all my momentum. … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Back in the Saddle

Now that we are in the post production phase of Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee, the pace is much slower now.  I am not trying to remember all the last-minute details that go into putting together a production.  As a … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Still on a Race High

        I am still beaming two weeks after my race.  I felt exhilarated and confident.  Running has given me so much.  It has become a moving meditation, an effective weapon in my self-care toolbox, and a new-found … Continue reading

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Refilling My Cup

As we get closer to Milwaukee’s second annual Listen To Your Mother Show, I am being deliberate about filling my cup. As a co-director and co-producer, my job is to ensure that the show goes smoothly.  Our fearless national director, … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Stretching My Comfort Zone

My health and fitness journey reminds me of my journey to recovery from my postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety.  This journey is setbacks and plateaus.  I had hit a plateau last year.  I had been exercising consistently, but I was … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Getting My Run On

I’m introducing a new feature on the blog for Fridays: Fitness Fridays.  As part of my continuing journey towards health and wellness, I had this vague goal of “running more consistently”.  My cousin kept encouraging me last year to join … Continue reading

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Feeling like a fraud

I allowed my inner critic to beat me up for the past week.  I wallowed in shame and self-pity.  I felt like a fraud.  Who did I think I was?  Why did I even consider playing in the big leagues … Continue reading

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#Pushplay and my amazing fitness mentor

 <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/6279967/?claim=scudtbeftra”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> I posted this picture on my Facebook, and I have never received so much positive feedback and encouragement.  I spent the past three years beating myself up for everything. I had resigned myself to a sedentary … Continue reading

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The Caregiver Archetype

 Katherine Stone and Cheryl Contee led the Pathfinder session of Blogging as a Change Agent : they recommended this book: Archetypes by Caroline Myss.  I finally got a chance to check this book out from the library this past month.  I … Continue reading

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