Posts tagged "Ashley Bond"

Motivation Monday: Giving-Goombay Bash is 5 days away

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”~Mother Teresa It’s Motivation Monday and that means one of my favorite charity events, the Goombay Bash, is only 5 days away.  This year it is being held on Aug. 3rd (this Saturday) beginning at 5pm.  This event is truly one of... Read more »

The 2nd day of Healthy Holiday Giveaway: RAM Racing

The 2nd day of Healthy Holiday Giveaway: RAM Racing
The next giveaway in the 12 days of Healthy Holiday Giveaways will give you an opportunity to stay active.  I’m excited to announce the second giveaway is two race entries to both RAM Racing’s Cinco de Miler and Terrapin 5k.  Yes, you and a friend of your choice will be hitting up two of the... Read more »

Dancing with the...Pastors?

Yep, you read that right! Tomorrow night is the second annual Dancing With the Pastors benefit show.  This production is put on by the Chicago Luvabull’s choreographer, Kim Tyler.  The show is a competition in which pastors are partnered up with a dancer (many of whom are former or current Chicago Luvabulls) and perform different... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Get your, Yay, moment

Happy Monday! It’s time for some motivation to get your week started in the right direction. After reading this I want you to start living the life you want now. Now, if you’re miserable at your job I don’t recommend just up and leaving without thinking it through. Think about the post, how it might... Read more »

Apparel give away from Rebecca Michaels

It’s give away time again and you are not going to want to miss this one.  Rebecca Michaels, designer of Violet Love headbands and new sportswear collection, wants to give you the chance to try out her new designs. I was excited when I was given the opportunity to try some of the clothes.  Rebecca... Read more »

SHAPE Editor, Bahar Takhtehchian, chats with me about SHAPE and shares with me her one piece of advice for women

Bahar Takhtehchian, SHAPE editor, took a few minutes to chat with me during the SHAPE Beach Tour last Saturday.  I was excited to catch up with Bahar as she is a Chicago native.  I worked with her a few years back on a fitness segment for CLTV.  I thought it would be fun to find... Read more »

Interview with The Hollywood Trainer, Jeanette Jenkins

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Happy Monday! This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting Jeanette Jenkins, personal trainer to the stars.  Jeanette Jenkins has a successful line of fitness DVD’s, a celeb clientele including Pink and Kelly Rowland and is a NIKE training club ambassador (just to name a few things).  Her bio is inspiring and so is... Read more »

Fit Tip Tuesday: Turning a taco dip into a healthier version

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Happy Tuesday! I wanted to share a recipe with you that my aunt told me about.  With the summer started and lots of parties underway it can be challenging to find healthy recipes.  I love this dip and it reminds me of the seven layer taco dip you normally find in grocery stores.  So instead... Read more »

Motivation Monday~Messages

Happy Monday!  Monday can show the tiredness on all of our faces, demonstrating what a fantastic weekend it must have been.  It can be hard getting motivated to start your week off right, but it can be done. I’ve been reading a great deal about motivation, the difference between men and women (sans Men are... Read more »

Giveaway: popchips and I want to send you out to have a fun and fit day

This Saturday June 2nd is Self Magazine’s Workout in the Park. This event is a great way to get in the spirit of summer fitness fun.  This year Dolvett Quince, personal trainer from NBC’s The Biggest Loser will be in attendance as well. popchips and I have partnered up to give away 2 tickets to... Read more »