Tales From Down Under – Melbourne & Sydney Travel Blog

Recently, I was fortunate enough to take a 10-day vacation to Australia.  Prior to my departure, I had never left the North American continent.  I didn’t know what to expect down under.  Was their fashion stuck in another decade like the 80’s?  Were they more eco-conscious than the US?  Did they dislike American tourists?  Quickly, […]

While driving, I took a time out from watching the road to snap this picture of the WGBH building

While driving, I took a time out from watching the road to snap this picture of the WGBH building on the Mass pike.  I thought it was a really cool display of unity and just wanted to share it with all of you.

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

I want to thank each and every one of you who responded to a tweet yesterday, commented on my blog or facebook, or even wrote me a personal email!  I received over 85 supportive messages/tweets/comments combined after I posted “Reality Check Time.“  I never knew how much I inspired other people to lose weight, follow […]

Reality Check Time

So my gym is closing up shop in 2 weeks.  This is very sad because: It’s the only locally owned gym in the area (I’m not including small boutiques that just offer classes or PT) It was the gym I went to before I became a trainer so now I’ll have to find a gym […]

This weekend I met up with some healthy bloggers, 

This weekend I met up with some healthy bloggers, Theodora ,Lizzy and Becky. It was my first time meeting Theodora and Becky.  Liz and I have an awkward number of  mutual friends and probably ran track against each other in High School although we don’t really remember.  Theodora is a fellow Tumblr who was visiting from NYC and Becky […]

“Bitch, it’s winter.” Agreed. 

“Bitch, it’s winter.” Agreed. 

Leaving the gym I took this snap shot of a street in boston that was neglected.  The snow has dr

Leaving the gym I took this snap shot of a street in boston that was neglected.  The snow has drifted to a height that is higher than my waist.  I love snow.  Bring it on Mother Nature.  However, I’ll be waiting for the wind to die to down for my return to the great outdoors.

A Social Network Christmas The pastor at my mother’s church showed

A Social Network Christmas The pastor at my mother’s church showed this last night and I thought it was so cute, I found it on YouTube so I could share it with all of you for today.  If Facebook existed on Jesus’ actual birthday, it might have looked something like this I imagine…

Daily Challenge: Share a Positive Benefit of Exercise

Today’s Daily Challenge is to share 2-3 benefits of exercise with others. I am sharing my top 3 favorite benefits I get from physical activity and exercise on my blog and on YouTube! Although small, these little changes make a big impact. 1. Increase in energy. Exercise is so important in my daily living that […]

Updates for my website, suggestions wanted!

After receiving a variety of inquiries from perspective clients around the world, I am trying to find a way that I can better help people on a more individual level.  I would love to do this for free but I’m afraid that it would probably leave me with little time to actually train clients and […]