College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
The following story is one that’s been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives.
A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in f... Read more
You hit the gym to improve your fitness, not to pick up sickness. But with the combination of sweat, humidity, shared equipment and confined spaces, health clubs can be hotbeds for germs. From the common cold to hepatitis A to Novovirus, there c... Read more
I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha... Read more
Are you a genius at budgeting your finances but fall apart when it comes to setting aside time to work out (or vice versa)? Don't worry: Staying physically fit and managing a personal bank account actually have very distinct similarities. They... Read more
I've been a runner all my life. Over the last decade I've had periods of significant weight gain and loss. I've finally decided that I need to quit messing around and get in shape so that I can enjoy running to the fullest. It's hard to enjoy a reall... Read more
If I'm cleaning 1 room and find something that belongs in another room, I go to the other room and find myself cleaning in there. Instead, I now use empty laundry baskets to hold all the things that go in other rooms. When I'm done in room 1, I tak... Read more
ok so yesterday i piled everything out of place in the living room on the couches, which means i cant sit until its GONE. sooo..even though i have mega orders for the bakery, i am running back and forth..while things are baking i run back over here a... Read more
Back in December I encouraged blog readers to list 3 wishes and resolve to make them come true. Now that it is March and spring is just around the corner, how are you doing?At the beginning of the year, I encouraged you to decide what two to three w... Read more
I grew up playing school sports and taking phys ed class, so I've been in my share of locker rooms. But now that I'm an adult, the only locker room I encounter is at the gym. And to be perfectly honest, I'm really—I mean REALLY&mdas... Read more
Was supposed to go to the gym when I got up (had DH set the alarm for me at 7 a.m.) but I couldn't get moving. Had a coffee and 1/2 of a muffin I'd bought the day before.
When DH announced he was going to a store called the Running Room to look... Read more
2 years ago I ran the Resolution Run on Jan 1st. It was freezing cold, even for me, but I finished in under 43 mins. Not great, but I accomplished what I set out to. I ran more than I walked. I'm thinking about doing it again this year, but I'm heavi... Read more
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