My Yoga experience surprised me

My best friend E is part of the Mind Body Heart Yoga Studio and family. She has been practicing yoga for many years, but recently started becoming more involved in the teaching aspect. I tried it once many years ago - well, sort of tried it. I believe it was a Hatha Yoga class, which … Continue reading My Yoga experience surprised me

After 26-weeks of training, was it all worth it?

Sore muscles, stiff joints, new blisters and a bruised baby toe on my left foot woke me up early this morning. The intermittent throbbing was dull, slightly uncomfortable, but tolerable.  Ibuprofen only lasts for so many hours. After some careful shifting, I was  able to get comfortable again and go back to sleep. The elation … Continue reading After 26-weeks of training, was it all worth it?

When You Got It, You Got It

Tuesday was the first time The Tortoise and I went to the gym to do more than lay poolside with a good book. I have always been the Queen of Cardio. My favorite apparatus at the gym is typically an elliptical, although the stair-stepper comes a close second. It has been a couple of years … Continue reading When You Got It, You Got It

If Only I Got Paid to Look Good

We joined Life Time Fitness this week. Partly because it is literally 4 minutes from The Hare's gym, and partly because my 20th high school reunion is in October. I'm freaking out a bit. The big selling point was finding out that age 13 is considered an "adult" and The Tortoise can take classes with … Continue reading If Only I Got Paid to Look Good

Rain, Rain Stay All Day

It started raining early this morning. My only real concern was whether or not it was freezing rain or  not. Ice on the roads is never good. But since it has been in the mid to upper 30's it's just wet and cold. I'm sitting here in my workout clothes and a pony-tail at the … Continue reading Rain, Rain Stay All Day