I took a shower this morning – it’s not an everyday thing for me – and afterwards, as I plucked through my closet to figure out what to wear, this thought flashed through my head: You really should put on some jeans and wear a real outfit today. You have the time. There’s no reason […]

I’m coming up for air after sending all of the kids off to school today. We’ve just finished round two of our battle with Hand, Foot and Mouth disease and are waiting with bated breath for the third child to go down. (In related news, coxsackievirus, you can suck it.) As often happens when school […]

Taking To the Trees

I’ve mentioned a few times that I am reluctant to bid summer farewell. I love the heat, I love the freedom, I love the long days. But, as it does every year, fall arrives and when it does I am reminded that Atlanta is at her finest in autumn. We got a little taste of […]

Movement That Matters

Twice a week, I teach an hour-long class at a big box gym. The goals of the class, as outlined by the national headquarters are: strength, core, range of motion and caloric expenditure. We use hand weights, and I walk the class through about forty minutes of mainly compound movements, coupled with some body weight […]