When is it actually okay to take a knee? Hold up! Don’t freak out on me. This isn’t a political rant about kneeling during our cherished National Anthem. Rather a FITness post geared to those who might KNEED some pointers. Go ahead take a knee y’all! The stigma around the proverbial "girly knee" exercises is just… Continue reading Kneeon
Calling all dishwasher loaders, this blog post is for you! Call me crazy, but I get a slight thrill when I purposely situate a jumbo load of dirty dishes into the dishwasher. In fact, I think loading the dishwasher is a repressed art form that is long overdue some inspiration. Have adults, moms and dads,… Continue reading Tid Bit Tuesday: Making Space
The other day I was standing in my kitchen making a call when a pre-recorded robot voice notified me of a number change. I quickly scurried over to that special little place in the kitchen for a piece of paper and a pen so I could jot down the new number. Now, I'm what I… Continue reading EMPTY
Hey Turkeys...we are entering into a season of THANKSGIVING! Be excited with me because I have some goodies coming your way. I proudly partnered up with my fun friends at Blue-Emu to bring you some special stuff. Relax folks, this isn't the mega millions, but none the less an EASY opportunity to WIN some FREE,… Continue reading Thanks GIVE-away
There is nothing more horrifying than discovering that an individual in your very own household has LICE!!!! Sheer tears of terror is more like it. Today is a true tale of a real predator that can haunt anyone at anytime. It’s fascinating that a tiny, almost not visible to the naked eye, bug can stir up… Continue reading Horror on Halloween
I may not have been blessed with extreme extra sprinkling on the gift of gab but I can tell you that I got an extra two scoops on gift of ENCOURAGEMENT! I was born a cheerleader. Rooting for friends and family, cheering people up or cheering them on to bigger things has long time been… Continue reading The magic of motivation
There is so much crap out in the market place. FAKE NEWS, industry lies, gimmicks and off the wall ridic quirky quick fixes with false promise. How can anyone know what is good or bad or true or false? Today I will attempt to indemnify some of your failures and answer some of your… Continue reading Is it true?
It's that time again. Time to tell you how much I LOVE the only socks that will ever wear grace my flat feet. They are called FEETURES and there is NO other before them. This is not the first I have mentioned my loyalty and adoration for FEETURES. I have touted them a ton… Continue reading SOCK it to me (workout video)
One of the coolest aspects of my blogging career is the opportunity to evaluate and experience swanky foods, gizmos and try new places. Even when it comes with a cost...the hassle of taking off my pajamas or sweats on a school night in exchange for a head banging night out on the town at a… Continue reading VIP @ Toyota Music Factory
The fine folks at Pressabottle put out a great read this week. I humbly asked permission for a re-blog. So this days post is proudly sponsored by Pressabottle. Y'all know I'm not a gimmicky, fan of fad hyped up ,get skinny quick diet plans. What I'm about and what I preach is clean eating… Continue reading Weight loss & grapefruit ??
Wouldn't it be nice if CHANGE was a total no brainer. What if change was as easy as a drive through speedy car wash? Pull up, order a custom physique, a spritz of baby powder or favorite scent and pull forward. Get a little rubba a dubb dub, clean the scum off and come out… Continue reading Changing Station
Abercrombie and FITness is all about the deal. Who doesn't like a good quality product with out sticker shock?? Today, I'm sharing six of my favorite FITastic products that don't break the budget. These are all excellent bargains and have a long classic shelf life! So for all of your online shoppers, you have hit… Continue reading The FITting Room: 6 Under $60
Have you ever tried to change a bad habit? Smoking, drinking, weight loss, diet, relationships, foul mouth, speeding, drug addiction, over use of technology, hairspray, eye liner, or bangs!?!? It's not the easiest thing to do. It takes a whole lot of stamina and determination sprinkled with spoon fulls of CHANGE! Often times, we go… Continue reading Easily Overwhelmed?
Hang with me for a second! I could not bring myself to send out a post yesterday much less a jovial, every body stand up and clap your hands kind of post. In light of the news it just didn't seem right. The tragic unveiling of the Las Vegas shooting was all too much for… Continue reading The Terrific Twos
If you aren't an individual who often runs late, chances are you at least know one or two. Some people just aren't good at it. Being on time isn't in their wheel house. If you're a methodical time delinquent, you might be experiencing a slightly elevated heart rate right now. But don't fret, because this… Continue reading Slack Attack
Let me clear my throat. Couch couch...Ahem, hem. Dear ones, have you ever experienced a guttural, offensive, it came out of no where choking episode? Say you swallowed water or for gosh sakes, took a deep inhale down the wrong pipe and the result was a near death experience?! It's for real, it's no joke… Continue reading This is no choke
What's wrong with this picture? Here's something you might find funny... I don't get invited as often to normal activities such as Bible study, book club, bunko, happy hour, or even lunch. I mostly get invited to try new tantalizing forms of exercise and I absolutely love it. If I had accepted every invitation, last year,… Continue reading Core Power Yoga
The quick whisper of crisp Fall weather came and went like a decent house guest. Just when I was getting use to it, it vanished leaving me sad and lonely. It's plain ole Hot in Dallas, Texas. So instead of gawking over cute boots and jeans, I'm still dreaming about cold and refreshing deserts.… Continue reading Did someone say desert??
I assure you this is not my best look but it's for dang sure the face I make when I have to do something narley! This is a defiled story. One of scum, muck and DIY clean up. Last Friday I tore it up on the cleaning front. My training studio needed a little wax… Continue reading Filter
Prepare to bat your eyes and jump for joy y'all. I have a surprise to share that you won't want to miss. I GOT MY WINK BACK! Thanks to Nashville Lash, I'm a blinking, winking, sass-o-frass with eye lashes for days! Normally I'm gabbing about effective exercises to help you shrink but today it's… Continue reading Wink Wink
We twist, turn and manipulate all kinds of stuff to get our way get a specific RESULT. Often, we work backwards. We put the proverbial "cart before the horse". We do things out-of-order which actually over complicates things. BASICALLY, we do it the hard way. Just look at the word RESULTS - written backward, it doesn't… Continue reading RESULTS – STLUSER
While venturing out of town on our summer Abercrombie family road trip, Mr. Chicken Fry had a bright idea. Instead of driving straight through from Texas to Florida, why not break it up!?!? Seemed logical to me. He ponied up and offered a two stop shop suggesting one over night stay in Shreveport, LA and… Continue reading Spin the wheel, roll the dice, and take a gamble.
Ladies ladies enough with all of the breastions...I mean questions! (lol) I'll get straight to the point. YES, it's true, the "tata's" are usually, (but not always) the first to go bye-bye when the weight comes off. I mean, really darling, what did you expect? The mammaries are milk producers and full of fat.… Continue reading Flat & FIT
Back to school is in some what of a swing. The back packs are stuffed, lunches are made and the kids are out of your hair, the house! It's a perfect time to kick back and RELAX get things back in order. One of your main core subjects just might be taking charge of your HEALTH!… Continue reading What’s crack-a-lacking?
Welcome to the weekend. With back to school and other hustle bustle obligations looming ahead I thought the timing of this post was appropriate. Coming off the heels of previous post this week, ROAD MAP, this article will surly help you plot a unique approach to all the obligations in your world! TRUTH. The older… Continue reading Obligation
It doesn't begin with a highlighted road map to destruction. Not at ALL. Your departure into the depths of stress, fatigue, laundry piled sky high, bills, work and stubborn weight gain was totally random. At one point you were all IN! You sold out on the proverbial "road trip" and mapping our your desires for… Continue reading Road Map
When I was a young preteen I spent quite a bit of time on the beach. I almost always had a friend and together we had two main objectives which were, in order of importance, our tan lines and our dribble castles! Duh, we didn't have cell phones. What we had was the beach… Continue reading Castles
Good Friday morning friends! I'm happy to report that I'm home from California and feeling soo much better. Thank you all for your kind texts and messages. It was a brutal 52 hours. Me and Mr. Chicken Fry hit the ground in Dallas, Texas dropped our bags and the teen queen walked straight back out… Continue reading Something SMARTER
Health is huge! If you are a moderately healthy human being who feels good 95% of the time you are winning big! Who knew I could be taking my fortunate health for granted? Y'all, I don't get sick! I mean sure, I get the occasional tummy ache from a foreign food or a sinus… Continue reading Vacation Hicup
Why not? Some people can whistle like a hot tea kettle. It's a genetic predisposition built in to their pucker! I have watched people manipulate their fingers and lips only to blow a loud whistle that left me half def in one ear! It's fascinating. My daddy is a whistler. In fact from a young age… Continue reading Whistle while you workout!
Yesterday we packed a bag and traveled to San Diego to meet up with dear friends who will kindly put us up! Or put up with us for a night! Mr. Chicken Fry can't sit still...he detests down time! He has an aversion to REST! (lol) We are both slightly addicted to chaos! So sue… Continue reading Workouts, travel and trains
Hey guys! I'm in Cali at my favorite Palos Verdes palace. Working from an bar on my resistance training. Inversions and hanging exercises can pull and stretch your body like no other! Trick the body. Surf? Swim? Hike. Get out of your comfort zone and watch the transformation! I alsodid some basic… Continue reading Change it up
Florida is a big place! So many options for family fun and beach shenanigans. I have a big (loud) gregarious extended family and twenty-seven of us thought it was a good idea to show Florida what we are made of! We came we saw and we made our mark that's for dang sure! TWENTY SEVEN… Continue reading Seaside
If I hadn't already named my hubby Mr. Chicken Fry I could easily come up with several other pertinent sarcastic yet fitting titles. One name that would certainly qualify is Mr. Spontaneous! He's almost spontaneous to a fault. Put it this way, in 21 years, there has hardly ever been a dull moment. And on… Continue reading Strictly Spontaneous
Hello Monday and mid July. Does anyone else feel like the Summer is racing by? Slow down already...sheesh! As a successful and thriving trainer, I have major high hopes for every single client that enters my door! My passion is never NOT brimming with zeal to greet the unique challenge that each client presents. Contrary… Continue reading 5 things your trainer wants from YOU!
AlllaBama! Want to know what I liked best about Orange Beach, AlllaBama? Not one single person poked fun at the way I talk! See, I tend to linger a little on my Texas "I's" (as in ICE tea). However, my thick Texan southern drawl didn't hold a candle to the folks down in Orange Beach.… Continue reading Orange Beach
Happy Hump Day loves! So you know how I super dee super dig lifting weights and basically turned my passion into a thriving FITness business? Well...get a load of this... Typically I would feel exponentially cheated if I didn't at least lift two or three times while away on vacation. In a strange euphoric way… Continue reading Stairway to vacation
While I was away on a Florida vaca, soaking up all kinds of fun filled family entertainment I didn't dare want to leave you high and dry. Just because I was on a lonnngg road trip adventure living lavida loca didn't mean you had to sit in the corner and pout! I posted a powerful… Continue reading A powerful word from BELLE!
Vacation is a mixed bag of what you put in and make of it! Vacation is what you want it to be. So why not fill your mixed bag of vacation fun with FITness, happiness, laughter, good healthy balanced eating? Some folks put an incredible amount of energy into dropping weight or working on a… Continue reading Vacation: A mixed bag
Jumping June bugs, it's almost vacation time. Nothing better than loading up my trusty suit case for another Abercrombie family excursion, non-stop activity, go-go go, laugh your head off the whole time, fun adventurous vacation. #abercrombieabroad I love, I mean truly get a BIG kick out of packing! I get a bizarre endorphin rush just by… Continue reading Vacation essentials according to Angi