• FTS, mantra, modern mantra

A New Mantra – FTS

March 1st, the beginning of the 3rd month of my mindful 2016.  March always symbolizes the impending end of the first quarter of the year.  No matter how much I try not to feel pressure at being productive in March, it always puts me in a bit of a panic.  March often brings forth many ideas and the pressure to put them into motion for me.

2016 was no different and today was the day I was going to put my nose to the grindstone and truly begin on some big ideas.  Instead, a relatively minor incident turned all of my productive intentions into tears, doubt and frustration.  I had a mini meltdown and it took some time and some […]

March 1st, 2016|

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  • Simon Le Bon, Birthday

Celebrating 57 Years of Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon

October 27th, 2015|

It’s Simon Le Bon’s 57th birthday!

The man (and his band) are on fire right now.

Duran Duran, Simon Le Bon, Pressure Off, Paper Gods Yes, this hot at 57.  En Fuego! Screen shot from the amazing Duran Duran […]

  • Yoga Teacher Training, 5 Things To Know About Yoga Teacher Training, YTT, Core Power Yoga

5 Things You Need To Know About Yoga Teacher Training

October 20th, 2015|

In case you missed my announcement (since I haven’t been posting regularly, it’s entirely likely), I recently started Yoga Teacher Training with CorePower Yoga.

The idea of becoming a yoga teacher or fitness instructor is something that has been brewing within me for sometime but here are 5 things […]

  • CorePower Yoga, yoga, vinyasa, heated, yoga teacher training

Why I'm Officially A Cliche

October 13th, 2015|

Last week I told you why I haven’t been blogging and now I get to share why I’m becoming a cliche:

I’m a health and fitness 45 year old female nearing mid-life.

I’m a transplanted New Yorker living a semi-mellow life in California

  • Risk Nothing, Do Nothing

5 Reasons Why I Haven't Been Blogging

October 9th, 2015|

You know when you say you’re going to do something and you don’t do it?  You marinate in dread and find it difficult to take even a tiny step out of the situation you’ve created for yourself.  Today, I’m taking that step forward and giving you the scoop of what’s […]

  • Guilt

If You Haven't Posted In Awhile, Are You Still A Blogger?

August 21st, 2015|

If you take a long and unplanned blogging break, are you still a blogger?

I still identify with being a blogger but I know that I haven’t been a very good one lately.


I haven’t posted […]

  • Duran Duran Appreciation Day, DDAD, DDAD15

It's Duran Duran Appreciation Day!

August 10th, 2015|

Yes, it’s real.  It’s isn’t just a made up thing by crazy Duran Duran fans.

Duran Duran Appreciation Day, DDAD, DDAD15

I know I’ve been MIA recently but please know that it isn’t my intention for this blog […]

  • Duran Duran, 2015, Paper Gods

A Wish: Duran Duran Songs That Should Be Played on the Paper Gods Tour

August 1st, 2015|

Duran Duran, 2015, Paper Gods DuranDuranMusic.com

I know it’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted and I planned to write a post explaining why but that will need to be done at a later time.  Tonight, Duran Duran kick off their Paper Gods […]

  • BlogFest, IDEAWorld, Nutrition, thevalentineRD, RD,CDE

Countdown to BlogFest 2015 + FREE Momentum Fitness Jewelry

July 15th, 2015|

Yes, I took another unintentional blogging break because I was busy working on this:

BlogFest, IDEAWorld, Nutrition, thevalentineRD, RD,CDE


On Thursday, July 16th at 2pm PST, I’ll be presenting “Busting the Top 5 Nutrition Myths” at IDEAWorld BlogFest 2015.  To […]

  • CAREX, Dual Channel TENS, Electrotherapy Pain Relief Unit

An Injured Person's Best Friend – A TENS Unit

July 1st, 2015|

When you’re a fitness enthusiast with a chronic injury, you constantly battle to keep your body from pain.   You hate it, but your fitness life does become a cycle of good days and bad days.  On January 30th I hit a particularly bad day and I’m still recovering from […]