Bringing Sweaty Back

Have friends will travel

Traveling with friends can be risky move! It's only my opinion but I think it takes a special kind of chemistry to travel with friends, and all of the little ones and teenagers in tow! But, thanks to Mr. Chicken Fry and his 27 year friendship with these guys...our family vacation hit the MARK! Once upon… Continue reading Have friends will travel

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Netflix Binge: by Stephanie

Hello my name is Stephanie and I’m an Netflix Binge-aholic….   Seriously ya’ll, it’s a problem.  Oh, it started off innocently enough several years ago, but has definitely grown to something larger.  I kept hearing everyone talking about some zombie show called “The Walking Dead”.  Zombies? Cool….  Blood and Guts?... Even better!    (For the record, I am a… Continue reading Netflix Binge: by Stephanie

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High & Waisted

What is with all of this high rise nonsense? The 80's called and they are demanding all denim high-rise jeans and shorts back! Take it from me, someone who survived the high rise nonsense, it isn't all its cracked up to be! In the mid 80's, I was an awkward teen with big, chemically infused… Continue reading High & Waisted

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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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The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

Hello and Happy Tuesday friends. Last week, what appeared to be an early birthday package arrived on my doorstep.  The contents of the large plastic envelop were too good not to share with all of my FITness fanatics, moms, yogi's, BFF's and workout warrior gal pals!  It was none other than a package full of WORKOUT… Continue reading The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

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Making Change

Sisters and brothers of the universe, what you are about to read is a necessary short story.  It's partly mental health based with a whole lotta be true to yourself vibes sprinkled in. I would like to go on record right off the bat with yet another confession. What I'm about to share is quite… Continue reading Making Change

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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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Foolish Foods

Navigating a new healthy eating regimen can be difficult.  There is a ton of tom foolery in marketing "healthy foods."  These healthy spin tactics are designed to keep a fat rat on the wheel spinning into a  never ending frenzy. I want to move you off of the wheel and away from the maddening maze… Continue reading Foolish Foods

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In your dreams

One morning last week I woke up mad.  Y'all, I was seriously angry, like hotter than a match mad, AT MY HUSBAND! (aka Mr. Chicken Fry) I had a dream.  In this dream, things between us weren't going so well.  I was very upset. In actuality, I was in our bed in what I call… Continue reading In your dreams

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The FITting Room: swimsuit edition

Ladies... This is the year of the swimsuit!  No matter what style you prefer the odds are it is in style or back in style.  The looks range from 1940 pin-up girls to bo ho 70's hipsters.  You can cover it all up in a high-rise bottom or show it off in a skimpy little… Continue reading The FITting Room: swimsuit edition