Category: Zumba

Teaching an old couch potato new tricks

I was in a really bad mood yesterday. There was no particular reason for it, really. I just felt like the whirlwind weekend (overnight trip + kiddie birthday party + lots of driving) had left me exhausted. I was craving alone time. I was… Continue Reading “Teaching an old couch potato new tricks”

There once was a child who swallowed a screw

“I ate a screw.” Life is never dull with young children, except I wish it wasn’t quite as exciting as a four-year-old swallowing a hunk of metal.

Three weeks in | Weight Loss Challenge

Today marks the end of the third week in the fitness/weight loss challenge I’m participating in with my Zumba class. Here’s a quick rundown of how I’m doing: First week (September 10): I was down 2 lbs! (-2 lbs. total) Second week (September 17):… Continue Reading “Three weeks in | Weight Loss Challenge”

That elusive balance

This has been kind of a rough week.  I spent most of the day thinking that I was much, much busier than last week, but a quick check of my calendar shows that, no, I was this busy last week. And the week before.… Continue Reading “That elusive balance”

Chipaholics Anonymous

I’ve been diligently tracking everything I eat — and all of the exercise I get — since Wednesday, when our group weight loss challenge began at Zumba. Here is what I have learned so far, in this highly-detailed research into my bad habits …… Continue Reading “Chipaholics Anonymous”