Day 395: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop.

Tomorrow is the Super Bowl. And Imma eat a bit of all that’s on offer from the game day spread on on our host’s table. Because I’m 395 days into this ongoing experiment: Enjoying food without going overboard, and exercising to build strength. It’s a front of mind goal every single day. The ones that…

GoFitWithMe’s Angela Thompson

When I think of what fitness looks like for the rest of us, I think of Angela Thompson. The very essence of what Elizabeth Gilbert described in her book The Signature of All Things when she wrote: “The women whom I most admire in the world are those who have lived long and survived much….

A Girl, a Gown, and a Goal.

This week I thought the battery on my scale was broken. Three digits stared at me, in an order I refused to believe until I’d stepped off and back on three different times. Digits I kept on my driver’s license for decades, knowing full well they hadn’t been true since Clinton’s second term (bless the…

Breaking up is hard to do.

Taking the scary, necessary step of purging that part of your closet. You know the one I’m talking about. The part of your closet that houses the Big. Not to be outdone by the Roomy (umpteen years old Liz Lange yoga pants anyone?) or the Just In Case. The maybe I’ll want them come Thanksgiving…

Lifestyle change(d).

Today something wonderful happened. While prepping for a volunteer event requiring “cowgirl chic” – and realizing too late that my roomiest pair of jeans were in the wash – I reluctantly reached for the only other jeans in my closet. Two sizes too small, this pair hasn’t fit my person in two years. Until today. What I haven’t…