Come and take a peek into my file cabinet and see what I have to say on the latest news, views, and opinions regarding pet care, health, fitness, and lifesytle. Annnnd maybe a little about what's going on in my world from time to time. 

Be sure to check in and see what you can find. 

May 22, 2017

I started training Chris about 1 and 1/2 years ago. Most clients come to me wanting to lose weight and get lean. Chris came to me needing to gain weight, build muscle, improve his balance and have enough strength to do everyday activities. He was recovering from multiple health issues. He had several min-strokes that landed him in the hospital. Once there he was told that he had diabetes, increased blood pressure and cholester...

October 2, 2016

After listening to Living With A Seal By: Jesse Itzler on Audible, I knew I wanted to change my way of training for the Philly Marathon. Just like Jesse, I had fallen into a rut with everyday living and being a creature of habit and routine. So, as Seal said " I decided to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. " I set out to accomplish a 30 day running streak for September. Even as an experienced runner, this was a chal...

April 25, 2016

Real food for fueling your body and functional training for 30 days of fitness and weight loss.


Join me as I close in on the last part of my training for my first ultra run. For the next thirty days I will post what I eat and different exercises I do. The food posts will give you ideas on healthy meals that are fast and easy to make. The exercises will be functional exercises that will build strength and balance. 



February 1, 2016


As I write this most of us just experienced blizzard Jonas of 2016. Now we are trying to dig ourselves out and hopefully no one over did it and got injured. It's the end of January and I was wondering how everyone is doing with their New Year's resolutions. Are you still going strong, or have you fallen off the wagon already? 


I admit, I don't do resolutions, I do goals for the year. The dictionary defines resolution as a fir...

May 4, 2015

 A little over 6 months ago I was standing in line at Wawa. The person in front of me was buying cigarettes about $6 worth. I thought what a waste of money to be harming your body like that. Then I made my purchase of candy that also came to $6. It was at that moment that I realized I was addicted to candy like that person was addicted to cigarettes. I ate candy like someone would smoke a pack a day. 


    As a personal tr...

February 20, 2015


Almost 13 years ago I met my favorite running buddy. I was blessed to be able to rescue my dog Griffin. He came into my life at the young age of 4 months. We went through obidence school and he got his Canine Good- Citizen training. After that accomplishment he was ready to start running with me. We started simple with a walk, jog system. Then as his body got use to running and he was older, we were able to enjoy running seve...

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