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But This is Hard

But This is Hard

Spoiler Alert: If you are currently in The Initial Commitment Surge I wrote about last week, then please refrain from reading this article. This article contains spoilers about what you might be feeling one day and if you do not yet feel this way, you risk being dangerously tainted by the realities that lie ahead. … Continue reading

Part 2: The Initial Commitment Surge

Part 2: The Initial Commitment Surge

Grocery shopping. New recipe searches. Cooking. Walks. Picky ordering at restaurants. You are on top of it. You are in the zone. Everything is new and blossoming with possibility. You can’t believe you didn’t do this sooner! By the end of day one, you feel better. You ate well, you moved your body and you … Continue reading

Super Spread Super Bowl

Super Spread Super Bowl

Was that not one of the best Super Bowls since the 49ers actually won, or what? Yeah, I was pretty bummed at the end when our rookie quarterback did not pull through. But there was so much awesome leading up to the awful that the party at my house still had an amazing time. Except … Continue reading

Yes! Yes!

Yes! Yes!

Yes yes? Yes yes! This is the battle-cry in my Sunday morning spin class taught by the…ummm…evervescent Cody. The fact that I use the words “my” and “spin class” in the same sentence still blows my mind a bit. Several years ago I would have rolled my eyes at the thought of climbing on to … Continue reading

The Bouncy House Workout

The Bouncy House Workout

What’s better than a party on the weekend? A party with a bounce house! In celebration of my newly-four-year-old buddy’s birthday, his awesome mom and dad sequestered a bouncy house for him. Is it bounce house or bouncy house? I’m not sure, so I’ll use both. I had already asked for “adult swim” time in … Continue reading

Held Hostage By Hunger

Held Hostage By Hunger

Does anyone else ever get paralyzed by an occasional snack choice or is that just me? Not always, but from time to time I will get so overwhelmed by the idea of having to decide what to eat when I am hungry that it will take me over an hour to decide what to eat. … Continue reading

Girls! Girls! Girls!

Girls! Girls! Girls!

“I promised myself that if I ever got this chance, I would thank Chad Lowe.” This is why I love Lena Dunham. Among other reasons. Namely her honest, funny, weird, outrageous HBO show, “Girls,” for which she won Best Actress & Best TV Series—Comedy or Musical at this past weekend’s Golden Globes.  But the awards … Continue reading

Ode to the Pink Chairs

Ode to the Pink Chairs

My Weight Watcher’s meeting has been in its new location for several weeks now but I have to admit, I’m having trouble adjusting. Not that I want to go back to the crowded pink plastic chairs in the room with the slightly moldy carpet that lies tucked in the back of a building which houses Wilhelmina … Continue reading