Bringing Sweaty Back

Money matters

Recently, one of Mr. Chicken Fry's buddies dropped a folded crisp $100 dollar bill in our front yard/ drive way area. The blueish green Ben Franklin was dropped on an old school handshake exchange but neither of the guys realized that the money NEVER made hand to hand contact. In any case, the next afternoon,… Continue reading Money matters

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Happy Space

Give yourself some space! Meet GYM! Over three decades ago "the gym became my go to Happy Space. Kind of like a happy place! It was in the gym where I found a sense of refuge from the day.  The gym seemed to be a place where I could battle past all that had been… Continue reading Happy Space

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Good GRIEF

Grief is a sneaky little sucker. It comes packing a rainbow of emotions ranging from neon bright to the darkest of dark. Grief is terribly uncomfortable. Any person who has experienced true grief I believe would agree and testify that it's a bizarre chain reaction experience.  Grief is weird because it gets all balled up… Continue reading Good GRIEF

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All Good Vibes in Alabama

Who knew that my last minute $7 Target T-shirt purchase would carry me through the Summer?!? What a needle in the hat stack find!   Who knew that this T-shirt would define my Summer and wardrobe. I paired this sleeveless crew neck tee with Roxy shorts, denim cut offs, white skinny jeans or cotton chino… Continue reading All Good Vibes in Alabama

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Long weekends

Don't blow it! Hands up for the three day weekend! If you are currently in a "slim down" phase or FITness journey do not blow your progress! Long holiday weekends do not have to be your demise! There are plenty of ways to enjoy the backyard barbecues and poolside or lakeside gatherings without packing on… Continue reading Long weekends

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evolution of a push up

The push up is one of many age-old classic exercises that will never go out of style.  It is an introductory move and often used as a base line to test ones level of strength. When I first started my own FITness journey, back when I was skinny/fat, Are you a slave to the scale??  I could… Continue reading evolution of a push up

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Unlisted

In my private training studio we do a lot of sweating, heavy lifting and jibber jabbing.  We discuss news, parenting, tell funny jokes, critique hollywood celebrities and break down books and movies.  (click above for my 12 week red carpet ready workout challenge) We talk about all of the female things from shoes to pubes.  We… Continue reading Unlisted

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

Well-Rounded

This wasn't exactly an ideal hallmark for an impressionable female teenager. "Well - Rounded" really? The picture above would sure speak to a well rounded head of hairsprayed hair that's for  certain.  But like hairstyles, trends change. Let's remember that I was a prodigy of the 70's, when hippie chic "skinny" girls graced the Copper Tone… Continue reading Well-Rounded

I don't cook

Chicken Chili Abercrombie & FITness approved

The following recipe is not only easy but it's also a low-fat Abercrombie and FITness approved recipe. While I can't take credit for this tasty warm delightful dish, I can boast that I put my own personal spin on it. It's a hybrid between bean soup and a hearty chili. And just in time for… Continue reading Chicken Chili Abercrombie & FITness approved

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Panty lines

In girl world, pantry lines are a serious crime. Any sign of a crease or outline of an undergarment is a forbidden felony in this day and age. But what's a girl to do in the workout world? Last year this was one of my most frequently asked questions: What kind of panties do you… Continue reading Panty lines