Changing up the workout routine

About six months ago, all I wanted was to get back to boxing and be able to hit a heavy bag. Now that I’ve been back to boxing regularly for three months and feel great, I knew recently that it was time to add strength training to my routine because I lost a lot of [...]

Challenging yourself: Figuring out the differences between valid reasons & excuses

I have challenged myself many times, in many different ways, mentally and physically, over the years. I love to overcome a good challenge. I love to prove to myself that I can do something. I love to prove to others, especially anyone who has ever doubted me, that I can do something. But sometimes when [...]

The ketogenic diet – a new perspective on our body’s fuel

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I gained some of the weight back that I’d lost once I stopped being able to exercise regularly. Between that and just feeling down in the dumps about it, plus the holidays—because the holidays run from October when the Halloween candy comes out through New Year’s Eve when we [...]

Getting out of a rut

Are you a creative person? Have you gotten into a rut with whatever way you execute your creativity? I can answer yes to both, but here’s the thing—I’m feeling inspired to be creative and write these days and there’s a big idea brewing in my head that will help with that desire to write. I’m [...]

Boxing, One Year Later

Boxing, One Year Later

I recently marked my one year anniversary of taking boxing classes. I can’t believe I’ve been taking these incredible classes for a year. Sure, I used to take spin classes and took them for more than a year, but there was nothing earth-shattering for me about taking them. My classes at Title Boxing Club have [...]

My 2018 Word of the Year & Goals

As 2017 came to a close, I spent time reflecting on how the year turned out, what I learned from it and how I wanted all the positive I got out of it to continue into 2018. Last year was a big year for me. I made significant changes and saw many positive results from [...]