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Making a Big Decision

I grew up in Kansas City, Kansas, and moved to Denver, CO, for physical therapy school in 1998.  I met my future husband there, started my career there, and loved Denver.  I felt at home there and had created a life for myself.  I never had any thoughts of leaving.  (insert laughter here :)) My […]

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Two Minute Ab Burner!

I have Mr. Joseph Pilates to thank for many things in my life.  One of those things is his amazing Abdominal Series!  You don’t know abdominal burn until you do this series.  It’s effective and efficient and hits all the right core muscles while getting your heart rate up.  As a physical therapist, I truly […]

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Exploring Gluten

Do you feel lately like gluten may be the source of all that is wrong in our world?  I can’t turn my head without reading about the “evils of gluten!  Gluten is definitely enjoying it’s 15 minutes in the spotlight, and everyone is questioning whether they are “allergic” to it. Let me answer the question […]

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The Sweat Box Workout

I planned on doing a Pilates class at noon today, but baby girl and I were having too much fun and she didn’t go down for her nap until 1:30. At that point I proceeded to get an email that got me a little stressed. So here I was needing to exercise, frustration to burn […]

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My Happy Place

I have to admit something to you.  It’s something I recently realized about myself and I’m not too proud of it, but here it is: I’m a better person, mother, wife, teacher and instructor if I workout every day. I want to be able to go through the day giving to everyone else without doing […]

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The Home Workout

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I honestly was never very good at home workouts.  I can be easily distracted by all the “other” things I should be doing – cleaning, cooking, laundry, phone calls.  I also like to be told what to do.  This might seem strange coming from an exercise instructor, but when instructing myself I get bored or […]

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The Prep Work

This is the view I saw when I looked in my fridge this morning and it made me smile. It might look chaotic at first glance, but there is a method to the madness (and a reason for all those plastic containers!)  The only way I’ve found to get through a healthy week of eating […]

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