Bringing Sweaty Back

Winter WINE-ing

Who's ready for SPRING? I'm already channeling warmer weather,  flip-flops and tan lines. Winter is sooo hard! I become calloused for motivation.  Getting out of bed for work on the cold, rainy, dismal winter days is worse than domestic manual labor. I literally have to pep talk myself to toss back the covers and wake… Continue reading Winter WINE-ing

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EXIT

How is everyone doing this last day in January.  Can you believe it's almost FEBRUARY? Last year I was challenged by a friend and workout warrior to participate in a "one word for the year" challenge.  With fierce eagerness, I tackled this word like I had a tiger in my tank.  I fell in love… Continue reading EXIT

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Report Cards

I was not a stellar stand out superior student.  The last time my report card had a sea of A's, was in elementary school.  But before all of you brainiacs label me dumb please keep reading. I honorably held a strong A-B, with the occasional C in math, sort of report card.  And...unlike most of… Continue reading Report Cards

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

Remodel

Some of yall need a remodel.  You need a touch of some self improvement to match your wall to wall swag  going on at home.  When the term REMODEL comes to mind, immediate anxiety washes over me while an array of adjectives dance around in my head!  First thought is total topsy-turviness. Because is there ever… Continue reading Remodel

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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Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

Per usual, Mr. Chicken Fry gets another win in the vacation husband and dad of the year award.  His travel savvy is always on point. He's the master finesse of fun! Chicken Fry randomly found us a warm gulf coast beach resort near Tampa to end our Florida staycation.  I thought it was a grandiose kick… Continue reading Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

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Set resolutions but now I have severe to moderate depression.

Don't do it! Don't do it! Whatever you do next week...DO NOT set your pretty little self up for shame and disappointment. If you are contemplating weight loss or living a more active lifestyle for your beautiful self make sure you give yourself ample time! Time! TIME! Take a minute to establish a realistic goal that's… Continue reading Set resolutions but now I have severe to moderate depression.

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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

Muscles and Mascara

Abercrombie and FITness Best of 2018

The BEST. Such a highly overused significant four letter word, wouldn't ya say? The BEST of anything would most certainly signify that something is or was in fact GREAT!  Maybe even the GREATEST! What's your best look like? Is it a night under the stars holding the hand of your significant other? Is the best day… Continue reading Abercrombie and FITness Best of 2018

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What to expect when you’re working out?

The second the doctor confirmed what the home pregnancy test had already revealed, I flew out of the office to the nearest book store to purchase the ever so coveted "What to expect when you're expecting!"  This was way way back in the day, circa 2002, before I had a smart phone and Amazon Prime. … Continue reading What to expect when you’re working out?