A pain in the hip

I thought for sure I would get 165 for my 5 rep back squat this morning. I got 165 for 1.  Well, 1.5…is that a thing?  My legs just weren’t having it – well, more specifically, my freaking hip.  This hip gets out of whack after a lot of time on my feet.  (Right…just got […]

The Big Apple!

So, we’ve been in NYC the last few days! I walked over 23,000 steps yesterday (including a drop-in workout at a CrossFit box) so today was a “rest” day, meaning I’ve only walked 10K so far today.  And maybe I’m getting old (ha) but I absolutely cannot walk around for 6 hours without desperately needing […]


I’ll start with a dog selfie because Oreo and Milkshake are pretty cute. So far, this summer has been about improving myself, chilling with the doggies, and making new recipes (mostly off Pinterest…let’s be honest).  Tonight’s dinner was a baked sesame chicken, which if I say so myself, was pretty awesome.   I’ve been way […]

No such thing as a quick fix 

So I like to look on Pinterest for fun stuff – recipes, essential oil combinations…but then, I see stuff like this: So, I’ve been pretty on point with my nutrition for the past few weeks, and I’ve lost…drumroll…about 4 pounds.  That’s GREAT progress, and I’m thrilled.  I’ve been participating in Beachbody challenge groups and drinking […]