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My Return to Pole!

I’ve made no secret of this: Last year I became a pole junkie. After doing something really scary (entering a pole dancing studio at the age of 41, plus-sized, with no dance experience to speak…

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The Pole Post

Nine weeks ago today, I attended my first pole dancing class. I had already paid for six weeks of training, plus the teaser intro, because I knew I was very likely to leave my very…

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Choosing Sobriety

I’m showing up to the keyboard not sure what’ll end up here. That’s not typical. I have a very well-developed muscle for churning out thousands of words and knowing precisely what I plan to say,…

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Getting Stuff Done

One of the more fascinating things about creatives is how we choose this life of ours with no rules, no bosses, no timeclock to punch, no deadlines… and then we crave structure. Ah, yes. We’re…

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Be New

Let’s talk about the benefit to being new. Whether you’re new to the craft, new to the business, or new to any particular element of *running* your business, there’s so much goodness to come from…

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Ponies for Everyone

I was going to write about self-care. Specifically about how unapologetic those at the highest tiers tend to be about self-care. About how leaning into unapologetic self-care *before* you’re at the highest tiers is required….

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Becoming a Two-a-Day Badass

I remember getting up every morning to walk during my first-ever 100 day challenge. Oprah had done her book and video series with Bob Greene and in it was this great phrase I used to…

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Whole30 Six Months Later

Ah… where to begin. How about with the punchline. Six months ago (after a really clear “I can’t keep living like this” moment that followed weeks of research about Whole30), I embarked upon my first…

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My #Whole30 Results

[NOTE: My six-months since Whole30 post is here.] Today is DAY ONE of reintroduction (more on that below). I’ve completed my first round of #Whole30 and I’m reporting in about my results. I’ll TL;DR it…

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