Project Elegance


A few months ago, my husband took some simple portraits of me and I absolutely fell in love. With myself. It sounds weird, I know. But as a photographer, it’s my mission to capture everyone else’s beauty. So to be in front of the camera – only focused on myself – felt strange but pretty incredible…. 

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April 2015 Mileage


So normally I just throw this little graphic in with my weekly updates, but I decided to separate it out from now on. You know why? Because I’m DANG proud of these monthly mileage numbers. Prior to March of last year, I could never have dreamed of these consistent numbers. We made it a goal back… 

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Health Nut Hero: Brenda


Name: Brenda Lee Frost Age: 49 Location: Shelton, WA How long have you been a health nut in training (and what does that look like for you)? I have been a health nut in training for five years – in April 19, 2010 I decided enough was enough. I topped the scales at 329 pounds…. 

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Why Friends Are Giving You the Side-Eye


So you’ve made the decision: you’re overhauling your life. You joined a gym, you cleaned out your pantry, and your potluck contributions now come straight from Eating Well. You’re proudly telling the world about this change, and you full expect everyone to be equally excited about your revelation. But they’re not. What gives? First, let’s examine… 

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In Control


So let’s just get this out of the way. No dang weight lifting. Again. Not sure why I’m having such a problem getting back into that, because I know how important it is! But there you have it. Whew. Now that we have the bad news out of the way, let’s get to the good stuff…. 

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Overcoming Fear


Fear & inconsistency: these two things are the bane of my existence. They are really the only things that stand between me and success. And while they might be difficult to overcome, it’s actually kind of freeing to think that I only have two obstacles. Right? Even if those obstacles seem huge. Today, I want… 

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