Love who you are TODAY #WhatILikeAboutMe

Love who you are TODAY #WhatILikeAboutMe

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, whether you’re single or coupled up, it’s time we admit it is a bogus holiday. It’s not about showing the people you love how much you love them anymore. A friend noted that at her child’s pre-school, Valentine’s cards now come with substantial gifts (not just a pencil or … Continue reading

Perspective

Perspective

Perspective is a funny thing, isn’t it? As I ran errands in Chicago yesterday, I was reminded how just a small change in direction or viewpoint changes not just your view, but the world’s impact on you. In this situation, I was being pelted with a wintry mix with more than 20 mph winds, but … Continue reading

Strength Training – It’s Not about Bulking Up

Strength Training – It’s Not about Bulking Up

Strength. It’s such a loaded word, but for today, we’re talking physical strength. For many people, strength training is a scary thing. It brings forth memories of Arnold Schwarzenegger pre-Governator. Strength training, as every injured athlete has probably learned from their PT, is critical to staying healthy and injury free. It can help ward off … Continue reading

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Chai Protein Waffles

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Chai Protein Waffles

After getting a waffle iron for Christmas, I’ve tried a number of different waffle recipes at home. I’m obsessed with creating new, healthy versions of my childhood favorite. I’m also fairly obsessed with making treats that are filled with protein. So the idea of protein waffles are right up my ally. They’re a great option … Continue reading

Sleep – The Overlooked Element

Last week I was exhausted. No matter what I did, I was ready for a nap by mid-afternoon, and ready for bed by 8. I’ve been tracking my sleep with my FitBit for about a year, and have realized I am a restless sleeper, which means I need more hours in bed to get the … Continue reading