10 Movies To Watch To Light A Fire Under Your Fit Butt!

Even the most motivated individuals need a little push.  Whether you’re feeling a little too tired, or want to simply say ‘I’ll do my workout tomorrow’.  On top of reading inspiring blog articles or watching vlogs, I like to sit down and watch a good movie to really get me revved up to get my…

When Weight Loss Becomes Overwhelming

I have spent a good decade plus being active.  I remember the first night that I decided to make the trip to the gym at my University and make a change in my health 13 years ago.  I even remember the exact clothes I was wearing.  I’ve grown a lot in my health since then,…

Knowing When To Give Yourself A Break

Hello Marguline readers! It has been over a month since my last post, but the expression of being busy is an understatement. I’m sitting in my new home right now as I’m writing this blog post. I’m living in Wisconsin again, and I’m now writing from where we hopefully will be settling for a long time. …

Race Season Begins: My Marathon Playlist

I have a confession to make, all.  I didn’t really get to run as much as I wanted to this summer.  Part of the reason was I had to take a little break since my marathon in May, but part of it was because it was so damn hot! I still ran, but I focused…

Fall Recipe Series: Guest Blog! Delicious Crock Pot Meatloaf

  I’ve been so excited for Fall to get here, if you couldn’t tell from my last post.  It’s truly my favorite time to work out.  It’s not too cold yet, the weather is perfect, and the scenery outside is just breathtaking.  I always feel very bittersweet with Fall, just simply because I enjoy the…

5 Eerie Podcast Musts For Your Fall Workouts

Last Monday I woke up, dressed for work in a sleeveless shamrock green dress, stepped outside to walk to my car and OH!…it was chilly.  For the first morning since early March in Kentucky, there was a slight chill in the air, goose bumps appeared on my arm, and there was a certain smell in…

5 Signs You Should Trash The Scale

The Wednesday following my Wisconsin trip,  I did something really stupid….I got on the scale.  After a weekend of driving up to sixteen hours, eating salty foods like pizza and tacos, and drinking beers, I came home from my Wisconsin trip and immediately got right back into my workout routines.  I drank water, ate clean, and…

Tips On Staying Active During A Busy Summer

We literally just celebrated the fourth of July yesterday, and I can’t believe that it’s already this late in the summer.  But it’s been a busy summer, at least it has been for me, with weddings, races, family reunion planning,  the reunion actually taking place this past Saturday, and just work in general has kept…

“How Do You Know If Someone Ran A Marathon?”

“Don’t worry they’ll tell you.” I used to hear this joke often in running blogs and fitness magazines. And it made me do a slight chuckle because it was always true.  When I started my journey of training to run an actual full marathon, this joke always played like a broken record in the back…

Marathon Mondays: calling myself a runner

“It never gets easier, you just get stronger” has become my motto lately.  I’ve never trained for something like this marathon before, but I find myself pushing beyond boundaries I didn’t know I could breach. photo provided by the awesome runselfierepeat.com The other day I did what I thought was impossible for me to without…

Marathon Mondays! Updates on my marathon journey!

It’s been a busy couple of weeks but I’ve managed to stay strong and continue my new fitness adventure.  I am now, as of today, on week 12 of a 26 week training program to run my first marathon.  This past week (week 11) was the transition from focusing on running minutes to focusing on…