Getting fit is a journey, not something with a final destination. We have to constantly work at it. It's been a struggle for me, but here are some lessons learned from Burn Boot Camp that will hopefully help some of you who are also on the journey. I've been going to Burn Boot Camp for the last year and a half. Sometimes I'm super diligent and go 3-4x a week. Other times I'm lucky to go once. But I maintain my membership because it's the best workout I've ever had. I truly love it. One of … [Read more...] about 4 lessons learned from Burn Boot Camp
It's no secret. I'm super fair skinned. I'd like to tell you that I've been awesome at using sunscreen my entire life, but that would be a lie. A few years back, I had a few moles that were freaking me out so I went and had my first skin cancer screening. No biggie. Two moles were removed and I was sent on my way. When was the last time YOU had your skin checked? If you're like my husband (who I bug frequently about this), your answer might be never. Well, there's no time like the … [Read more...] about When was the last time you had a skin cancer screening?
I'm super excited to launch this series showcasing different "Take Back Me" experiences. You just might be inspired by someone elses journey and start to take back you! Interested in being featured? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Today, we welcome Julie Bigboy, a Southern California native, mom of 4, owner of the site MomRewritten and contributor to TravelingMom.com as the “day trips” TravelingMom. By Julie Bigboy After working as a purchasing agent for a catalog company for 18 years … [Read more...] about Take Back You: Julie Bigboy from MomRewritten
I would argue that Amazon is it's own little self-care hub...in it's own little way. I derive a ton of pleasure perusing their offerings and spending all. the. money. And now that Prime Day is upon us, I'm totally making a list and checking it twice. Because, let's face it, Amazon Prime Day is essentially a holiday, at least in my world. To start, if you're not a Prime member (GASP!) then I suggest getting a free 30 day trial so you can participate in Amazon Prime Day (only members get the … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Day: there’s self-care in there somewhere
When I need a little "me" time, sometimes there is just nothing better than getting lost in a good book. Throw in a cup of coffee and I'm good for an afternoon. Lately, I've been obsessed with Historical Fiction. It all started when I read The Nightingale over Christmas Break. HOLY SMOKES! Talk about an intense, beautiful and moving story! After I finished, I was reaching for whatever historical fiction novels I could get my hands on. It's not always easy to find the time to read, but when I … [Read more...] about 6 Historical Fiction novels to lose yourself in