Tag: Fit mom

Beer Yoga in the Park

What happens when you put two gym rats in the park with beer? Beer yoga. It’s something you never knew you needed until its there and then it completes you. So a bit of background: My dear friend Marta and I used to go… Continue Reading “Beer Yoga in the Park”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Weeks 13 & 14

I’m combining 2 weeks again because I had to miss week 13’s practice. Super sad! A friend of mine and I always go to Amsterdam for International Pillow Fight Day and we have recently started spending that night away (since the kids have gotten… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Weeks 13 & 14”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 12

I was able to get some skate time apart from derby practice this week. Someone also participating in either Fresh Meat or Smoky Bacon posted a link in out FB group about a 70’s roller skating disco night. I thought is sounded like a… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 12”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 11

Highlight of this week was a mother and son trip to Den Haag. There was a double header that I really wanted to go to and I decided to take my son. Because it started a little late in the evening (5:30! GASP) I… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 11”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat Week 10

We got back from Spain and it was a struggle to get back into a routine this week. I was at the gym a few days but after so many weeks of a severely limited workout I really struggled. I was so sore after… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat Week 10”

My “Little 5k’s” and No I Don’t Intend to Run Farther

My weight loss journey started years ago, about 5 years in fact. I knew that I needed to loose weight but ┬ádidn’t really know how. You see, my husband and I decided to have a child I read that it was easier to be… Continue Reading “My “Little 5k’s” and No I Don’t Intend to Run Farther”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Weeks 8 & 9

So little happened in the world of Roller Derby the last 2 weeks that I couldn’t even justify 2 separate blog posts. I went back to follow up with the surgeon about my finger at the beginning of week 8. It was still hurting… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Weeks 8 & 9”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 7

Not to much happened with Roller Derby through out the week, actually. My finger is still giving me trouble so my gym time was limited. I did go back to Power Yoga on Monday night. The instructor was able to show me some modifications… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 7”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat Week 4

I bought my Roller Derby skates this week!! I was going to wait a few more weeks but I just didn’t want to go to any more practices with the wrong skates. I went into Turn Left Roller Derby Shop on Thursday afternoon after… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat Week 4”

Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 3

After last weeks training I was able to really pinpoint the weaknesses in my gym routine. I wasn’t sore at all in my legs but my core was very sore. I also discovered last week that I can only do 8 pushups. These are… Continue Reading “Roller Derby: Fresh Meat, Week 3”