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  • FINISHING STRONG

    FINISHING STRONG

    FINISHING STRONG By: Lauren Anderson So… I’m scrolling through Instagram the other day, and I stumble across a post from my friend Brittany. She is talking about the idea of “Finishing Strong”. She gives and example in terms of the holidays and what we eat, and how by the end of the year we are […]

  • WHY AM I SORE? A HALLOWEEN MYSTERY

    WHY AM I SORE? A HALLOWEEN MYSTERY

    WHY AM I SORE? A HALLOWEEN MYSTERY By: Lauren Anderson I use my body for a living. Which of course, is a ridiculous thing to say. For many reasons, but the first is that DUH– we all use our bodies for a living. We need our bodies to live… for now. MWAH AH AH AH […]

  • THE MOTH AND THE FLAME

    THE MOTH AND THE FLAME

    THE MOTH AND THE FLAME By: Lauren Anderson I love going grocery shopping at night. Wait, let me clarify that statement. I hate to grocery shop. But when the task is inevitable, I prefer to do it at night. I like to tack it onto the end of an evening when I’m already out and […]

  • STAY IN THE FOAM

    STAY IN THE FOAM

    STAY IN THE FOAM By: Lauren Anderson So… I don’t know about all of you, but I have a tendency to “pile” on. I don’t know if that’s the right word for it exactly, but I can’t think of another phrase that fits. You know, it’s like, if I like something then I REALLY LIKE […]

  • CLEAR EYES, FULL HEARTS…

    CLEAR EYES, FULL HEARTS…

    CLEAR EYES, FULL HEARTS… By: Lauren Anderson So… in a couple of hours, I will be in eye surgery. I might even be done with it by the time you read this. Wait, “eye surgery” makes it sound more intense than it is. I’m getting Lasik. You know, like the eye thing that a jillion […]

  • IT’S PART OF THE JOURNEY, I GUESS

    IT’S PART OF THE JOURNEY, I GUESS

    IT’S PART OF THE JOURNEY, I GUESS By: Lauren Anderson So, yesterday was a bust. Like an epic, awful, what-else-could-go-wrong? BUST. Let me walk you through it. I’m about to make a GIANT purchase (aka elective eye surgery) and before I go through it, I wanted to shore up some lose ends to make sure […]

  • October Athlete of the Month: Aaron Rutzick

    October Athlete of the Month: Aaron Rutzick

      Aaron is so kind to everyone in the gym. He calmly comes in, cracks a few jokes, calmly kicks ass through the whole class, and calmly goes off to SAVE LIVES! – Coach Jeff Aaron will often talk about how fit and able other people are while being one of the most able athletes […]

  • “I GOT HERE AS FAST AS I COULD”

    “I GOT HERE AS FAST AS I COULD”

    “I GOT HERE AS FAST AS I COULD” By: Lauren Anderson Whelp… my butt still hurts. For those of you wondering why or what the hell is going on, the quick and dirty version is this: I fell down some steps 2 weeks ago and got a severe contusion on my Coccyx. AKA, I broke […]

  • I BROKE MY BUTT

    I BROKE MY BUTT

    I BROKE MY BUTT By: Lauren Anderson Okay, so did my title get your attention? I’m not being hyperbolic I swear… Last Wednesday was a rainy day, and it’s also my day to go to therapy. So that morning in the storm, I dashed to my car with my keys, water bottle, book and bumbershoot […]

  • RED CARPET READY

    RED CARPET READY

    RED CARPET READY By: Lauren Anderson   Full disclosure: My nails are wet as I type this. I have an event to go to tonight, where I have to dress up a little. And there will be a red carpet, and I will likely be photographed. It will be fun, for sure. And it’s to […]