The best way to start my story begins with me breaking down in a plus size women’s store dressing room. I was trying to squeeze myself into a size 16W and I was nowhere near able to lift it over my derrière. I was sweating and began to cry. I had stopped stepping on the... Continue Reading →
While I have been taking my hiatus from teaching, I have not stopped thinking of my sweet friends from classes. The other day I gathered the signs that I would place at the front desk before my classes, and removed them from my car. I sat them on my bed and just stared at them. I looked at each sign and reflected on each class it represented; thinking about the students, milestones and good times had. And then it happened...
During my career I have been grateful to have, and still have, a number of mentors shape me into the person I am today. Whether they have been in the corporate part of my life or fitness portion. They have all rounded me out into a person I feel that I can be proud of. I believe that it is well past time for me to share a great big thank you to these women for shaping me over this past decade, plus. Now as I write this, I know I will not do these ladies the justice that they deserve, but allow me to introduce you to my Mentor Tree.
It's been a month since I've seen my wonderful tribe. There is no schedule attached, no subs to mention. Today, you will simply find a profound and heavy-hearted apology. After five weeks of missing my Tabata Tribe, my "peeps", my faithful followers that would show up whether I was able to perform 100% or give 10%; I have to say goodbye to my group classes.
I have really enjoyed the team at Peak Physical Therapy. They are different from my other PT experiences. They take the time to spend with you and make sure that your form is correct and positioning is all in line. It is all about TEAM. Each person is there to help everyone out.
Although I have missed the crazy schedules and seriously thought that I was going to go crazy and be depressed, I've learned to love every minute of my current life. Are you currently capable of doing that? That is my challenge to you!
First full week of physical therapy has begun. I am really enjoying my physical therapist, except one little thing. "We are going to modify this."
Let's learn from the arrow and the science from the arrow. When things do not go our way, find a way to find the positive.
While I was deciding whether or not there would be an April workout, I was speaking to one of my wonderful students. I discussed how I was planning on "working on myself" like I promised one of my doctor's. She suggested that we make it an upper body workout so that this time they can hold me accountable. I loved the idea.