Bringing Sweaty Back

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

Bringing Sweaty Back

Pep up the popcorn pep up the popcorn

I'm a pizzazz kind of girl.  I add a little extra extra to almost everything.  From outfits to  meals, I like to jazz life up with a hint of sparkle, spice, a dash of sweet and all that is in bewteen. Last weekend I had a classic case of the munchies.  I was jonesing for… Continue reading Pep up the popcorn pep up the popcorn

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

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

Bringing Sweaty Back

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

Bringing Sweaty Back

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?

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Turkey Abercrombie FITness Approved

This post is dedicated to my loving father in law Don Abercrombie who generously passed down his traditional turkey recipe.  It is the easiest most flavorful lip smacking turkey in town.  Thank you Don! People flip out at the mere thought of cooking the Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey! There is great fear and pressure to… Continue reading Turkey Abercrombie FITness Approved

I don't cook

Slow Cooker Chops

It's been a cold, rainy and wet week in the Dallas, Fort Worth metroplex. Out of nowhere mother nature brought in a damp cold front sending everyone scrambling.  We literally went from sweating in shorts and tank tops to shivering in Ugg's with umbrellas overnight. Burr rabbit. This drastic climate change could only mean on… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chops

Bringing Sweaty Back, I don't cook

Health foods that have you fooled

I have never said it was easy. I know...trust me...I know that navigating a new healthy eating regimen can be difficult.  For starters it takes making your mind up and follow through...also known as, DICIPLINE. What I do know is this...once you wrap your mind If this isn't already enough, then you are left to blindly feel your… Continue reading Health foods that have you fooled

Bringing Sweaty Back

Gluten Free or Gullible?

Are you a gullible magnet for practical jokes? Do you fall for everything? For years, with an exclamation point, I fell for just about every single prank or dumb joke that Mr. Chicken Fry's colorful friends threw my way. I was an oblivious fresh target for all of their 30 something frat boy banter. It's… Continue reading Gluten Free or Gullible?

Bringing Sweaty Back, I don't cook, Muscles and Mascara

DIY SUSHI

I've heard about it. I've seen it done in the Hollywood box office movies. I know a few people who have tried it but in all honesty, I never expected to be one of them. However on our recent trip to Orange Beach, Alabama, I Angi Abercrombie, Mr. Chicken Fry and the teen queen made… Continue reading DIY SUSHI