April 21, 2013
Morgan from XOXO, Me wrote a post about feeling overwhelmed balancing all the activities she wants to accomplish. When I saw her at a Pure Barre class, I told her I know exactly how she feels. We don't want to sacrifice our workouts or blogging because they make us happy and actually more productive, but sometimes there is a limit to how much you put on your plate.
In the past I had a lot … [Continue reading]
April 16, 2013
It still is hard to believe what happened. Dave and I were at the finish waiting for our friends and were probably within 100 feet of the explosion. I didn’t know what to think-I was scared and in shock. I clutched onto Dave for dear life and followed the crowds evacuating the area.
I realized that my friend Sarah was right next to the explosion. I had just talked to her. I texted her to … [Continue reading]
April 11, 2013
The simple answer-Yes.
Being a student doesn’t mean that you should expect your instructor or teacher to be perfect. After all, you have to remember that they are only human. Through my experience this past week with Lauren from Pure Barre and after reading Kristina’s post entitled Corrections to Form, I was reminded that a student/teacher relationship is not a one way street. The student can’t just follow the teacher blindly. The student must … [Continue reading]
April 10, 2013
Before I left Pure Barre one day, I had told Lauren that the challenge was going really well but I wasn’t feeling as sore as I thought I would be. During class, I’d be shaking and feeling the burn so much that I didn’t feel like I could push myself any more. Lauren reassured me that I should be feeling sore and can push myself more. She spent some time with Kristina and I after … [Continue reading]
February 8, 2013
I was so proud of myself making it through without getting sick. I swear-everyone in my department was sick at one point for a long period of time. Then Tuesday I started feeling it. Wednesday I went into work early to get things done for my deadline but as soon as I sat down to do work, I knew I wasn’t going to get anything done. I headed home but stopped into CVS to pick … [Continue reading]