Hi guys! Happy Friday! I’m currently back on the East coast attending the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute East. I’ll be here until Monday because I also made sure to pencil in some extra time with my friend Jess who lives in Charlottesville. I’m going to be playing with her dog, food exploring, and just hanging out. It’s going to be GLORIOUS. The conference is from today until Sunday, so I’ll be learning more fitness-related things to come back to you with and it will keep my certification current. You can follow along all weekend if you follow me on… View Post

Hello all! Happy Friday! I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve felt like I’m dragging this week. I’ve felt tired, worn out, and have my fingers crossed that I’m not coming down with something. I’ve managed to last all winter without getting sick, so let’s not have it start now! Thankfully this weekend is low key, so I plan to spend it hanging out at home and forcing Donut to love me (and Neil). To kick it off, here’s what I’m loving this week! 1. Tropical plants at Trader Joe’s I walked into Trader Joe’s the other day and… View Post

Hi guys! Happy Friday! I lucked out today and don’t have any clients to train. I guess that’s good AND bad? Anyway, I’m pumped about it because I’ve blocked off my whole day to work on a proposal for my book. I met with an editor last week and we talked a lot about the ins and outs of publishing. While I was originally planning on self-publishing the book I’m working on, I left the meeting with a new goal of having it picked up by an actual publishing house. For that to happen, I need to write a proposal… View Post

Hi friends! Happy Friday 🙂 I’m writing this on Thursday and waiting around to see if the predicted snowfall for Chicago is actually as much as they are saying (8-14 in). If it is, then it may be time to break out the serious boots tomorrow. I’m interested to see what happens and happy to just hang out around the house this weekend if we get a lot of it. What’s the weather like where you are? This week has been a productive one for me and I had a great meeting yesterday about the book I’m writing. For those… View Post

Happy Friday friends! How has the week been treating you? Mine was a little shorter than usual since we got back from LA Monday night, but other than that it’s right back into the swing of things. We don’t have any travel planned for the month of February, so I’m looking forward to lazy and relaxing weekends. Even though our renovations are placed on hold, we are still going to work on putting together some of the new furniture we have that has been sitting in boxes. That means new stools and (potentially) a new bed if we can get… View Post