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We're having family pictures taken tomorrow…

I found out on Tuesday (it's Friday) that this was going to happen. If you know me in real life, you know that my fashion statement revolves around hoodies and sneakers, with my hairstyle as casual. I should also mention that we haven''t had family pictures in almost 5 years, and the last ones we did were when my youngest was 5 days old and taken in my bedroom. Believe me that I didn't care what I looked like then.

 

So this last-minute craziness has sent me into a stress-fueled whirlwind of trying to get us (really me) looking presentable for the pic. I should also mention that I haven't had a haircut in six months, and haven't found a new hair dresser since the move. And so off to Fanstastic Sams I went.

 

And I'm so glad I did, because if I hadn't I wouldn’t have had the great conversation with my hairstylist.

It led to a conversation that I've been hoping to have for a long time.

We started talking initially...

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Is Your MINDSET Holding You Back?

Uncategorized Jan 13, 2017

Do you ever have those weeks where the universe is pulling you to do something? That's my week -- but I'm being called to write. I've been meeting with clients this week at my home studio which is super fun for me. I've also been engaging in some conversation with other moms and trainers on Facebook. In each case, there is a common struggle that is emerging, and I can relate because I've been there.

 
There are so many of us mom who are struggling to "find" our inner athletes again after having babies.

Or, maybe find the level of performance we had before having babies. I know when I found out I was pregnant with my oldest, that I had a lot of mixed feelings. I was ecstatic about the pregnancy - I was 35 at the time and we were trying to get pregnant. I was ready to be a mom. But, I was also training with a competitive Masters Rowing Team here in Denver and was just about to switch over to my head race training (long distance). More so, I was finally going to get to race in...

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