What's Your Challenge challenge inspiration Jan 16, 2022


In a few hours I’m headed to get my knee injections.

 

Every 6-9 months I get these injections in my knees to help with arthritis pain. They are called Synvisc. It's basically an injection of gel into my knee capsule to create space and lubricate the joint.

 

The needle is big and...

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A blog on follow-through strategies Dec 04, 2021

 

Once in 4th grade, I remember my teacher announcing to the class that we were going to do a big project.   It was going to be a series, multiple art activities, writing things and worksheets...all in a binder.    

There were probably 25 of us 9 year olds in the...

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Scale Talk body image Aug 03, 2021

Do you know why the scale is so powerful?  I think it’s because we can associate it with different things. We know people at certain weights. We’ve seen BMI charts. We’ve had doctors and family members talk about certain weights. We remember our body at distinct weights.

We...

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fitme Journal: Gymnastics Dreams goals Jul 27, 2021

In 1996, I was 12 years old. I was at my grandparents house in Michigan watching the Olympics and I remember watching Kerri Strug do that final vault on her hurt ankle for the gold medal.

In that moment, I dreamed of being a gymnast. It’s the first time I ever really remember being...

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fitme Journal: Assumptions strategies Jul 22, 2021

Have I ever shared with you how my week is set up?  This may not seem like a typical journal entry…but hear me out.

3 years ago, when I started fitme, I had no idea what we would grow into, but now we have a team of 11 coaches, 5 support staff and clients all...

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fitme Journal: Juggle Lies multi-tasking strategies Jul 20, 2021

Have you ever heard the phrase that the opposite of active listening is multi-tasking? That statement makes me feel triggered. lol – just kidding, kind of.

They say studies have shown that multi-tasking isn’t more efficient than focused efforts. So it isn’t...

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fitme Journal: Punisher mindset scale Jul 19, 2021

I’m home. Our vacation to Hawaii was amazing. I’m back to my baby girl, Georgia.

I wanted to tell you about the little wins I had… like going for extra walks, drinking lots of water, deliberately buying vegetables to eat with my REAL food meals.

But instead- I’m not in...

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fitme journal: Sunsets family relax update vacation Jul 13, 2021

I'm writing today's fitme journal from a balcony in Hawaii. I am on the family vacation we set up to celebrate my husband's return from deployment and being stationed away from us.

If you are new to my blog... my husband is Active Duty Navy and a little less than 3 years ago,...

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fitme Journal: Pre-Pack Anxiety anxiety challenge travel Jul 09, 2021

Yesterday I stayed up late working on the Plateau Buster Challenge materials.

By stay up late, I also mean... needed an extra hour to wind down by watching Greys Anatomy and stress ate some graham crackers and nutella before bed because I was anxious about upcoming travel.

I woke...

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fitme Journal: Challenge consistency fitmechallenge success Jul 07, 2021

Somebody stole my pics on instagram and made a fake account.

How funny is that?  I guess I should be flattered. I reported the account so hopefully it goes away.

If fake Christy reaches out to you, you can be her friend... she probably needs one.  But just know it isn't me.

In...

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fitme Journal: Chain Reaction boundaries guthealth priorities sleep Jul 06, 2021

Today I prioritized extra sleep over writing this blog. I stayed in bed longer and now don't have as much time to write.

Good job on getting more sleep?

Nope- Here's the truth.

Last night, I prioritized watching old episodes of Grey's Anatomy over sleep. I stayed up too late and didn't get...

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fitme Journal: Allergies allergies happyclothes holiday Jul 05, 2021

Anyone else having a rough year for seasonal allergies?  Or just this girl?

We kept it low key for 4th of July and stayed home.  It was super nice to work in the garden, eat some burgers, watch the kids do sparklers and go to bed on time.

But because I spent most of the day...

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