I’m really excited about this one, but not for the reasons you probably think. I have two superstar guests with me! One is my 14 year old daughter, Taylor, and the other is George. My cat. He doesn’t do much except get in the way, but he’s fun nonetheless.     My daughter has watched me exercise consistently for the last 5 years. Before that, I was riding the diet roller coaster. I would go on a diet, exercise like a fiend for a couple of months, lose weight, then go right back to eating Big Macs while sitting on the couch.Read More →

Man. Is it just me or are there a whole bunch of super grumpy people out there? Blog post after blog post, Facebook rant after Facebook rant – I feel like everyone is complaining about something all the time. Whether someone is complaining about receiving poor service at a restaurant, or being a waitress at said restaurant and not receiving a good tip, or yelling about the person who cut them off while commuting to work, or even the person who writes obnoxious passive aggressive status updates when they feel that someone in their life has wronged them in some way, it’s everywhere we look! SoRead More →

In a recent double blind scientific study, individuals seeking to lose weight had a greater level of success in a shorter period of time when they were surrounded by other positive and likeminded people with similar goals. Now, you can take a deep breath, because this is not another weight loss blog post. I certainly post plenty of them, but this ain’t one! Rather, I bring up this study to demonstrate a point that I think deep down we all know but often forget. Surrounding ourselves with positive people and people that inspire us is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves. Our levels of successRead More →