I’m taking the recovery from my hip stress fracture very seriously. I only walk with crutches. I teach my yoga classes from a seat. I even use the electric shopping cart at the grocery store. But that doesn’t mean I get to be lazy. Don’t get me wrong, the first week or so into my
I just started my first ever adventure in orthodonture. I never had braces as a kid, but I’ve always had a gap in between my teeth. As a teenager I was pretty self conscious about it (thanks to a few nasty nicknames…kids are mean!), but it was never a big enough deal to do anything
As many of you know by now, I’m dealing with an injury. Luckily, this is really the first major injury I’ve ever experienced. And, for someone who’s been an athlete their entire life, that’s a pretty big deal. With that said, the recovery process is a whole new ball game for me. I spent the
A little over a week ago, I found out that the nagging pain in my hip was actually a femoral neck stress fracture. While part of me was relieved to finally have an answer to the pain that had already been preventing me from running, the reality also set in that this was a real injury, one that would sideline me for awhile (6 weeks to be exact).
Today is International Day of Yoga and that has me reflecting on all the gifts that yoga has given me over the last few years. Yoga is a practice that I fell into by accident. I didn’t know what it was or the amount of impact it would have on my life in the years
In Houston, we pretty much LIVE for these incredible months of pre-summer weather. Just before the heat really cranks up we get to pretend we live in California and just bask in the beautiful sunny weather. So with that said, when it’s beautiful outdoors (fingers crossed for no thunderstorms), I love to practice yoga outdoors. And this weekend, I have two opportunities to do so: tomorrow at Yoga on the Avenue and Sunday at Mind Tribe’s Vinyasa Tribe. Here are five reasons why I love practicing outdoors and why you might, too!
Music City is usually known for its country twang and as a major bachelorette party destination, but on my most recent visit I decided to explore something new — the yoga scene. Thanks to my husband’s family (and some fun girl’s trips) I’ve been to Nashville quite a few times, and I love it! It’s
The theme I’ve been exploring in my yoga classes is self-love and self-care. Sometimes that comes in the form of giving yourself a present…and what better time than Valentine’s Day. So, here’s my roundup of all the best deals in fitness and wellness for V-Day! Stay Hydrated It’s no surprise that I love nuun, so
Going into Super Bowl week I was slightly concerned. I had friends in town and other than the commercials, food is my favorite part of watching the big game. Surprisingly, surviving the Whole 30 during the Super Bowl wasn’t as challenging as I expected. Here’s how. Whole 30 Friendly Versions. I made some really delicious Whole 30
When I declared my New Year’s Resolutions at the end of December, I told you that I’d be embarking on the Whole 30. I chose to wait until after the Chevron Houston Marathon to start my clean eating journey, so here I am on day seven. So far, so good. I haven’t had any major