In 2006 I got a call that would change my life forever. "I don't know how to tell you this, but I think Josh's plane just crashed" ⠀ Josh was my fiance. We were 23 and about to be married. ⠀ Talk about your life getting fucked in a matter of moments. ⠀ Fast forward 11 years later and this. A husband. A family. A business. A terrible dog. Life handed me a shit sandwich but it got … [Read more...] about It Gets Better
"I haven't been able to workout for 6 weeks straight in my entire life. How sad is that?" ⠀ That's what a friend said to me not too long ago. I could feel her shame coming through the text message. ⠀ I've noticed over the years that people sometimes compare themselves to me when it comes to how fit or active they are. Putting me on a pedestal and them below me as if there is a scale that makes … [Read more...] about Maybe You Haven’t Found Your “Thing” Yet
New moms, stressed out moms, tired moms, gather round there is something I need to tell you. SOMETHING is better than nothing when it comes to exercise. Now I know you used to make it to the gym for a 60 minute classes/sweat sessions. And I KNOW that it's your goal to get back to that. But I also hear you and totally get it when you tell me it’s really hard to make that happen right now. … [Read more...] about The #1 Piece of Fitness Advice All New Moms need to hear
This is my mom. She's a lil bit drunk in this picture but that's another story for another day. Tonight as she was leaving my house she said "I really like the ideas you're talking about in those videos you're doing (#unfuckyourdiet ) but I think you should say the F word a little less." ⠀ Mom! It's called UnFuck your diet. I think the people listening in have a pretty strong inclination … [Read more...] about Mamas… Your Children Are Watching
Dear Pregnant Crossfitter, YOU? You are B.A. I know this because I encounter women like you in the gym on a daily basis. You want to be fit and active during your pregnancy, I commend that. But friend, you're also not invincible If you're anything like I was during my first pregnancy you are confidant that as long as you listen to your body during pregnancy, you'll be … [Read more...] about Is Crossfit Safe in Pregnancy?
I have a business to run, kids' butts to wipe, and a dog that probably needs to get to the vet for the most recent thing she chewed up. I do not have time for stupid long exercise regimes Nor do I have excessive amounts of time to prepare intricate meals nightly. Yet I'm still healthy, I'm strong and I'm happy with my body. And that is something that I'm pretty damn proud … [Read more...] about The Exact (Sustainable) Formula I Follow to Maintain a Lean Body on Limited Time