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I am available for speaking on topics around body image, fitness and health. There is a lot of work to do. Most of us hate our bodies. We don’t treat them with respect.


I love to talk with personal trainers/wellness coaches and any sort of practitioner who’s job should entail empowering people in their bodies.


Distance training is one of my more popular programs. It allows folks in the area as well as far away to get the benefit of workouts, nutrition goals and constant support.

Group Training

Seasonally I put together group fitness classes that usually involve strength training and cardio for a total body overhaul.

Recent Blog Posts

Beyonce’, feminism and self-definition

It’s hard to explain why I cried tonight watching Beyonce’s VMA performance. For starters, she strikes a chord with me as a woman who is fully […]

In defense of beautiful.

I’m happy to see so many articles circulating about women, body image and worth. I am passionate about working to change the current cultural paradigm around […]

Budgeting your energy

Recently an area of my life I’ve been working on is money management.  It’s a skill that has somehow evaded me (somehow being that my primary […]

What I learned from being “too much.”

Recently there was a bit of a “come to Jesus” had with me.  I don’t share others’ details, but I do share my own.  The jist? […]

New beginnings. Running again.

I used to be a wagoner.  I believed in the idea of being “on the wagon” when it comes to fitness (well really all I was […]

Lack of self-care– what a terrible day looks like

It’s easy for me to talk about the past.  How I used to feel.  What I used to do.  I’m often commended for my honesty, which […]

Why I’m not a “work in progress.”

Let me just say, if you enjoy those words when applied to your person, if that feels empowering, productive and awesome to you– great.  I’m not […]

Body policing as health activism

This is a book-worthy topic I’d like to boil down to a post.  So let’s for a moment set aside that you cannot look at someone’s […]

The after picture

I could write forever about before and after pictures.  You have probably read plenty of articles to that effect.  Themes: They represent hard work and life […]

Snakes, snakes everywhere!

I’ve been hiking and running the same trails for years.  Until recently, I had never seen a snake on one of them.  I’ve always said I’m […]

How do I stop hating my body? Well love, that’s within you.

If the question is, ‘how do I stop hating my body?’ The answer is within you. Enter annoyed skepticism: Oh great. I have to do this […]

The day my daughter discovered my fat.

My daughter saw me shaving my legs.  She’s 5, I’m her mother, she often catches me in various stages of dress and hygiene practices for a […]