I have a confession. I don’t like cardio. Like, at all. Running: no thanks. Elliptical: puts me to sleep. Stairmaster: torture. Group fitness is probably the only time that I can get down with cardio. I told you all about the fun I had recently at Jam Box fitness. One of
Category Archives: family and friends
Right before the recent Thanksgiving holiday, I posted a status that resonated with people who were due to see relatives and family friends that they only connect with once a year. The best gift you can give family and friends today: be present. Turn your phone off, join in storytelling,
They say if you want to succeed in life, you should surround yourself with like-minded people. In my life, I have two of them: my mom, who I nicknamed Benjamin Buttons because of her seeming agelessness, and my fiance, who I originally got in contact with to be my trainer.
When I’m asked, I always like to say that my family is my sister and my mom. Though I have an extended group of aunts, uncles and cousins, when I consider the mental image of family, it’s those two. Because of this, I am wholly unaccustomed to boisterous weekend gatherings
The story of how I got my camera is part funny, part shady. An ex of mine from back to high school brought it with him when he came to see me. After seeing how interested I was in learning how it worked, he told me to hold on to
For the past three months, I have been playing surrogate owner to one fluffy child. I should clarify, this fluffy child was originally my child. As times and responsibilities changed once I made the decision to go back to school, I recognized that my schedule didn’t allow me the same flexibility that
So this post has been in my mind for a while, finally taking the time to get it out online. Some people can define their relationships through places they visited with their partner, or food they ate together. I think it’s most common to define relationships through music. Thinking back
This week has been full of pop culture conversations. Just wanted to share some of the things I’ve been discussing with friends. The “If I Were A Poor Black Kid” article: No one article has been more discussed and derided in my circle of friends and on the blogs I
Wow, I had every intention of blogging regularly this month. Time ran away like it’d stolen my wallet. I looked up and it was Thanksgiving, which was doubly important to me this year with my sister being in town. So my brain was on “gorge stomach with food and wine,
I will gladly admit: I took a mental vacation. I went to see my friends in New York, and I pretended like I was young again, without a care or career in the world. And I had a great time. The last few weeks have been…intense to say the least.