One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

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A Mother-Son Adventure Eve

Posted by 4 days ago 6 Comments 398 views

I haven’t had much time to blog about it,  but tomorrow the boys and I embark on our annual Mother-Sons trip. Last year we had an amazing week in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming — click here to see all the pics.    2015 was our coastal highway adventure. Well, just the older one and I, […]

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Cool Mom vs. Mean Mom

Posted by 1 week ago 6 Comments 503 views

Why, hello strangers! Life has been a whirlwind these days. We’re wrapping up the end of the school year, I’m working during the day for a client, still managing the gym and today The 10-Year-Old became The 11-Year-Old! That’s right, this toddler is now a middle schooler! That’s crazy talk! Watching him grow up is […]

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I’m Wick-Wick’ing All Over the Place!

Posted by 3 weeks ago 3 Comments 500 views

For those who don’t know, wick-wick aka #wycwyc aka What You Can When You Can is a book I wrote and published with Carla Birnberg last year. The idea is simple: Stop waiting for perfect and start moving toward your goals any way you can. No more excuses! We wrote it with healthy living and weight loss […]

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Priority Shifts and Adjustment Periods

Posted by 4 weeks ago 2 Comments 543 views

Happy Memorial Day! I had the best low-key weekend. We took the boys up to see all the grandparents. It wasn’t the longest visit but it was nice to be home, spend some time with Mom and see my niece. The boys got some pool time and I had a long overdue “pajama day.” It was […]

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Current Goal: Daily Activity Sandwiches

Posted by 1 month ago 4 Comments 423 views

Big news! I’m coding again for a small tech firm out of PA and I sort of feel like my career has gone full circle. I started out of college (graduating with a master’s in Instructional Technology) as a multimedia programmer. After a couple of years I left that position to teach web development and multimedia […]

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The Reminder I Needed

Posted by 1 month ago 0 Comments 574 views

There are some things I’m just a sucker for… My oldest when he puts my arm around me and asks for something in that smartass-I-know-you’re-going-to-say-no-glance-but-I’m-going-to-try-to-charm-you-anyway look. Little Bean when he tilts his head down and looks up with that grin only your 5-year-old can give you. And my damn husband when he asks me to go out […]

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A 2 Soundtrack Sensational Sunday

Posted by 1 month ago 6 Comments 578 views

This morning I was able to sleep until 8:30 — EIGHT THIRTY! This is unheard of at my house. If it’s not the kids waking me up at the butt crack of dawn it’s my stupid body, which is now trained to get up at  5 a.m., thanks to hitting the gym super early for the past three years. Not this morning […]

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No Trace! Well… Except When it Motivates Me

Posted by 1 month ago 16 Comments 633 views

Trying to keep the house clean with kids it’s a constant battle. Who am I kidding? It’s probably just as hard without kids – – I just don’t remember those days. Now I’m buried by Legos and Matchbox cars. There always seems to be something on the counters — mail, papers, bills, CRUMBS! And the Nerf bullets, oh […]

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2 Sick Kids and a Metronome

Posted by 2 months ago 10 Comments 535 views

It’s never a good day when BOTH kids are home sick. The 10-Year-Old has some kind of virus and the 5-Year-Old is sporting the latest in pre-k style: pink eyes. I took both to the doctors first thing and then we camped out all morning. One kid in bed, one watching movies and me on […]

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A More Than Sensational Anniversary, Mother’s Day AND Sunday!

Posted by 2 months ago 0 Comments 566 views

I have so, so, SO much to share and only a few minutes before Game of Thrones, so I’m going to zip through the past few days. The past week has been an absolute blur! Last Monday I ended up driving 7 hours from Burlington, Vt., to Baltimore after my flight was canceled. It wasn’t a bad […]

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