The Great Cinnamon Roll Caper

She didn’t set out to instill a love of cooking and baking in me. She was just spending time with me and doing something she loved at the same time. We didn’t realize it since we were just having fun and enjoying things in the kitchen, but we were creating memories that will last long past […]

Finding Balance With Life, Health, and Moderation

When Patrice started with me, she was interested in losing weight and looking better for her daughter’s upcoming wedding. She had an erratic schedule with her desk job and a busy social life along with it. Like many of us, she had lost weight in the past and then regained it when life got busy […]

What Would You Do If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

Would you make a change? Does fear hold you back? Years ago when I first moved to Texas, I got laid off. It was during the whole dotcom bust and I knew it was coming. I definitely saw all the signs and was well prepared to ride the sofa for a while until I found […]

Can’t We Just All Get Along?

Do you live near your family or are you trip distance away? The Kid and I are half a country from all of our family but we get to see them a couple times a year for visits. It’s a challenge to feed everyone when we all eat with different styles. My mom is a […]

Are You A Failure? I Am!

Squats are my nemesis in the gym. I do just about everything I can to avoid them. They feel awkward. I worry about squatting down and not being able to get back up. Because of this, I’ve been taking the easier way out. I squat using the smith machine or the hammer strength machine. Both of […]