Category Archives: Health and fitness

Fitness Fridays: Letting Go of One Goal and Embracing Another

If you follow me on any of the social media channels, you will notice a lack of running posts.  I had initially planned to run my first half-marathon this year on November 1st as part of Milwaukee’s Inaugural Running Festival. … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Sidelined by Injury

I am taking a hiatus from running not by choice. I had felt pain in my right knee. After years of dancing, playing basketball, running and coaching soccer injury free, I am sidelined. The good news is that it is … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: For Love of the Game

Whenever I say that I played basketball, I get that look of disbelief and shock.  I am 5′ 1″, and clearly I did not play center.  For those of you not familiar with basketball, I played two positions: point guard … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: How Shakeology Changed Me

My breakfast consists of a super food shake.  It is a meal replacement shake.  Prior to my introduction to Shakeology, I only knew of meal replacement shakes that people drank after weight loss surgery or as a part of a … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: No Excuses

After six weeks of no running, I finally ran this afternoon. It was a brisk 21 degrees Fahrenheit. I ran just under a mile and three quarters. The first mile is always the toughest, especially in cold weather. I regretted … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Meditation and Strength Training

My results from the 21 day were a three-pound weight loss, 3 inches off my hips and 2 inches off my waist.  I finally have found my strength training groove again.  I will definitely keep coming back to this program. … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Week 3 of the 21 Day Fix

I am only a mere forty-eight hours away from completing this program. It has re-energized my commitment to strength training. I have definitely refocused my nutrition. I realized how much my macronutrient balance was off. I have upped my vegetable … Continue reading

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