Richard Simmons Hasn’t Been Seen in 18 Months… But Here’s Why I’m Still Going to Slimmons

July 14, 2015

Last Thursday night marked the first time in over a month that I took an aerobics class at Slimmons. A busy travel calendar kept me away, and I was excited to return. The Slimmons classroom has a long history, and it’s a very important place for me. And the reason why is evolving.

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Richard Simmons opened the doors at Slimmons 41 years ago. He wanted to create a Read the rest of this entry »


I Made a Sandwich with Green Beans (!) and Here’s How I Did It

July 13, 2015

I got a giant bag of green beans (haricots verts for you fancy folks) from the LA Salad Company (where I’m a guest blogger), and immediately the gears in my head started turning. What would I do with them?

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I love green beans, but they’re not a staple vegetable in my kitchen, because I Read the rest of this entry »


I’m Ready for the #SummerStrong Challenge! Are You?

July 9, 2015

I just did Day Two of the Bowflex Summer Strong Challenge, and that meant push-ups. Lots of push-ups.

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Let me back it up a little but, shall I? I learned about the Bowflex Summer Strong Challenge at exactly the right time. It’s designed to Read the rest of this entry »


July Weigh-In and Workout Progress Report

July 7, 2015

My weigh-in is about a week late, thanks to being in Michigan when June turned to July. Better late than never! Let’s go to the chart, shall we?

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Woohoo! I lost three of the four pounds I gained in May! Read the rest of this entry »


Happy Birthday, America! From St. Joseph, Michigan

July 5, 2015

After a fantastic weekend at the Fitbloggin’ conference in Denver, I continued east, ending up in St. Joseph, Michigan, a town on Lake Michigan with gorgeous, sandy beaches. My mom grew up in this area, and it’s the perfect place for our family to meet up for a relaxing week.

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Oh, by the way, I’m writing this from  Terminal 3 at O’Hare, where my flight home has been delayed over two hours. It’s a faint smudge on an excellent week, and, in all honesty, if my flight was on time I wouldn’t have gotten this post up for another day… so my flight delay is your gain! You’re welcome! Read the rest of this entry »


A Tremendous Weekend at Fitbloggin’

June 30, 2015

I was in Denver this past weekend for Fitbloggin’, an annual conference for health, fitness and weight loss bloggers. I’ve only been once before, two years ago, and I was excited to go back, for a few reasons:

  1. I get to see friends, meet new people, and hang out with folks that do the same thing I do.
  2. I SPOKE THIS YEAR!

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The keynote event at Fitbloggin’ is called Ignite Fitness, where a bunch of people Read the rest of this entry »


Two Awesome Farmers Market Finds

June 24, 2015

I’m racing to get a bunch of stuff done before leaving for the Fitbloggin’ conference in Denver, so this one’s short and sweet. I met up with my friends Heather and Nancy at the Hollywood Farmers Market over the weekend, and found two things that practically made me jump up and down. Two!

1) ROMANESCO BROCCOLI!

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This variety of broccoli is the Read the rest of this entry »


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