A trip down memory lane high school style

Since, in a moment of insanity, I signed up for NaBloPoMo, or National Blog Posting Month, I have been trying to find things to write about every day for the next month.  In the last few months, I have been following Stasha's Monday Listicles link ups. I have seen some amazing lists and I will admit, I'm a bit nervous throwing my list into the mix. It looks like fun though, and I love reading all … [Read more...]

Gymnastics and other Saturday rituals

Saturdays are a special day to me.  Every Saturday, with the exception of a few months in the summer, Q has his gymnastics class.  He has been going on Saturday mornings for almost as long he's been going to gymnastics, which is over 2 years now.  This summer, he graduated from the parent and tot class to the 3 year old independent class, which means that I no longer have to get to participate in … [Read more...]

Sometimes, you just need to believe…

Sometimes, you just need to believe in yourself a little bit more.  I didn't, and it caused me to seriously doubt all that I have been working for over the past 8+ months. Case in point.    I had worked at my fitness studio's booth for the local women's show over the weekend, and had participated in demos every hour for the 2 days that I was there.  These demos included us doing either a Groove … [Read more...]

So much fun

I love listening to Q singing and playing his instruments.  From a very early age, he has shown a huge interest in music.  He and I started going to parent and baby music classes when he was about 3 months old, and he's gone every semester since then.  He is a natural drummer - anything and everything around him is or can become some sort of percussion instrument.  While I will admit that it gets … [Read more...]

How pole dancing changed my life

About 6 months ago, I bought a discount coupon to go and check out some drop-in fitness classes at a local studio.  At first, I was a bit nervous  - after all, I didn't know anyone there, and I had never taken any of these classes before.  Plus, they did pole dancing there.  I had heard a little bit about pole fitness, as I knew someone who had done it a few years ago, but really, knew nothing … [Read more...]