Two years ago to this day I drove to downtown Fredericksburg for a blind date at Capital Ale House. Seated at table 43, that dinner changed my entire life. It’s crazy that one small table can hold a place in my heart — and it does — it clings to my memory as a
BLUR THE EDGES.
Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within. -Edith Hamilton The benefit of working at a large gym is that I see an average of about 2,500 out of my club’s 20,000 members per day. That’s a lot of people and a
UNEXPECTED THUMPS OF THE HEART.
One year ago today I went on a blind date that lasted seven hours. Opposed completely to relationships, love, or anything of the sort, an unexpected connection on a seven hour date sort of bull-dozed my heart. The heart that I had closed off from feelings started thumping again, and albeit to say, these past
LOVE YOUR BODY 101
Today, I celebrate my 101st post on Beautiful Body Bistro and in honor of the number 101 I thought it appropriate to create a how-to guide for mastering the art of a skinny, sexy mind. GUIDE TO A SKINNY, SEXY MIND 101: 1. Love your flaws. 2. Be yourself. 3. Embrace the quirks of your personality.
LEAVE YOUR EGO AT THE DOOR
To love people is to give them what they need. Spurred off of a work-based conversation with my trainer Sue Dzurenda, I spent yesterday trying to identify how best to love and serve clients and in turn, how to encourage my staff to do the same. Sue shared a brillant example with me of wisdom, and,
OPRAH’S LOTTERY OF LIFE
The lottery, Oprah, The Price is Right, and Reggis & Kelly all have something great in common: they target the most innate desire in each and every one of us — the excitement of being a winner, of being special. When we watch someone on the Price is Right run down the aisle after their
The Christmas season reminds me of how many more ways there are to love and give to others than I normally do. I consider myself a giving person, but there are infinite ways in which I can give more. Giving always returns to you ten-fold, but why are we so often hestitant to give