I’m Sorry I Laughed At Your Running Skirt

I truly am sorry for my thoughts about your skirt last year. The honest truth is that you looked adorable in it and I was a sweating, hulking mess after BodyVibe while your mascara hadn’t even streaked. So I consoled … Continue reading

Full-of-Excuses Mom

Remember Maria Kang? Maybe you remember her better by her Internet-bestowed title of Fit Mom? She popped up late last year. I believe I was just entering my second trimester at the time. I remember seeing her “inspirational” photo in my … Continue reading

Exercise in the Third Trimester

Seriously. Just… what? I can barely walk these days. I’ve had to bail on my group training because my pelvis wants to split in half at the mere thought of doing lunges. Even walking the hallways at work and taking … Continue reading

Fit Fatties Virtual Events

Chock up another amazing idea to Ragen Chastain of the Dances With Fat blog! Ragen is a huge inspiration to me because she embraces her athleticism as well as her weight. She’s not pudgy, curvaceous, etc. She’s fat, and she … Continue reading

Belly Dancing While Pregnant

Belly Dancing While Pregnant

I have been dancing for years now. I’m not the best or strongest dancer out there. But I’ve always thought myself adequate and have thoroughly enjoyed dancing. It’s definitely more of a struggle now. Not only do I have the … Continue reading

How to Survive Mother’s Day- The HFM Method

If I really meant this post as true advice, I’d have posted it before Mother’s Day came and went.  So maybe implement this for next year.  However, I sincerely hope if this applies to you that you won’t need this … Continue reading

HFM Hits The Road: Part 3- Wrap It Up; I’ll Take It

HFM Hits The Road: Part 3- Wrap It Up; I’ll Take It

So sore.  Those are the first words that I typed.  And I’m going to leave them there because I think they are appropriate.  Also, certified.  So certified!  As you can see above, my troupe mates and I became utterly certified … Continue reading

HFM Hits The Road: Part Two- My Dance Saga Continues

HFM Hits The Road: Part Two- My Dance Saga Continues

So I came to Michigan to study American Tribal Style Belly Dance and attain my General Skills certification.  But the format has changed slightly.  And I’m so not complaining because THIS HAPPENED! Previously, General Skills was one long, four-day, 20-hour … Continue reading