Category Archives: exercise

Week 2 – Another week in the books

The second week is always more difficult than the first week when I recommit.  This week was no exception.  It’s been hard for many reasons and I have been exhausted.  I fought through though and am ready to keep going.  … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Checking in

Last week I wrote about my meeting with Sam and developing a CATtitude.   What I didn’t mention is that he challenged me to stick with this for 8 weeks.  Here is my week one check-in. Cooking  I am a … Continue reading

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Graceful movement: Yoga in the Library

Today 30 souls gathered in the library at lunchtime to practice yoga.  It was a beautiful thing to see and experience.  I was honored to lead the practice.  Those who gathered were seasoned practitioners as well as some who had … Continue reading

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Getting through the door: Transformation Challenge

When I began IronTribe, Sam told me the goal was to get through the door.  Well, the first goal is to get out of bed so I can get to the door.  There have been days when that has been … Continue reading

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My new deep end: Iron Tribe

In 2011 I conquered the deep end of the pool – 20 feet down to the bottom of the pool. Sam and I never did have a tea party on the bottom of the pool like he promised though.  Then … Continue reading

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#noshirtnoshoesnoshame: Reflections on a Yoga challenge

I have been participating in an Instagram challenge to post a photo  in a yoga pose that shows my belly.  The challenge came from fellow Core Strength Vinyasa teachers Melissa Scott (my teacher) and Thea Pueschel.  The point is not … Continue reading

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30 for 30 fitness challenge wrap-up

I participated in Hilary Phelps’ 30 for 30 fitness challenge in April.  I made 27 for 30, which I am just fine with.  I kept track of what I did on a separate page that you can find at the … Continue reading

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