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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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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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The Sum of All Years: 45

Upgrades. NY, ATL, Seattle again… London, Alaska for the first time. Unapologetically first class. Deluxe balcony stateroom. Jammed with Abraham-Hicks and Oprah. Goodnight Brody, Actors Access. Faced crazy fear; didn’t regret doing it in public….

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Celebrating the Wrong

This post is gonna have a lot of awesome family photos. Well… one specific photo, recreated in some form or fashion every year. Click any thumbnail to enbiggen. My glorious stepson Quinn has been doing…

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