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Meet My Newest #teamNFC Fitness Inspirations

Follow along to #WitnessMyFitness in a promotional #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center! You know that trite but true saying that your toughest competitor is yourself?  I have to keep reminding myself of that.  I’m really enjoying trying every possible fitness class at National Fitness Center, even getting more comfortable with a little weightlifting (light weightlifting, […]

Continue Reading By on February 20, 2015 in family, fitness, health, wellness
woman leaning on fitness machine

How #teamNFC Is Keeping Me Motivated at National Fitness Center

Follow along to #WitnessMyFitness in a promotional #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center! What keeps you motivated to shake the mid-winter blues?  I admit to daydreaming about long, sunny days when I can feed my family picnic lunch in the backyard and run barefoot with my kids.  Many days when I sit staring at the […]

Continue Reading By on January 26, 2015 in athletics, fitness, health, wellness, women

With a Little Help from my Friends…

Happy New Year to you and yours! What have you set your sights on for 2015? New job?  More volunteering? Personal wellness? Conquering the world with kindness? Getting fit is a fitting theme for the Flour Sack Mama blog as the new year approaches.  I’ve been inspired to personally make time to nurture my own […]

Continue Reading By on December 29, 2014 in blogging, fitness, wellness

Why I’m Stretching Beyond My Comfort Zone to Join #teamNFC

Why I’m Stretching Beyond My Comfort Zone to Become a #teamNFC member! Follow along to #WitnessMyFitness in a promotional #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center! “Just don’t look at the scale,” advised one of my sweet, well-meaning friends recently when I mentioned my frustration about being overweight.  She really did mean well.  I’d already been […]

Continue Reading By on November 27, 2014 in health, Healthy Families, self care, wellness, women

Strong, not Scared: A Daughter’s Raw Story of Cancer Awareness beyond Pinkwashing

We sat in the dim light together on the uncomfortable hospital cot as she tried to force back the nausea from the barium sulfate suspension.  If she could just tolerate it long enough, the scans would be over and I could drive her home.  I held her hand, assured her I’d be there for her […]

Continue Reading By on October 21, 2014 in health, safer chemicals, toxic, wellness, women
yoga at ShiftCon in LA

#ShiftCon Sweat & Fitness Inspirations

The inaugural #ShiftCon social media conference for eco-wellness bloggers would not have been complete without a fitness component. Especially since Mamavation, with its popular fitness challenges, helped build the strength in numbers to create the conference, this seemed like an event calling on attendees to get up earlier, push harder and sweat! I was excited, […]

Continue Reading By on October 14, 2014 in blogging, fitness, wellness, women

#ShiftCon Social Media Conference Aims to Shift Marketplace

The West Coast area known for its beaches and beautiful people briefly became the center of the social media universe in early October as Los Angeles hosted a first-of-its kind gathering for eco-wellness bloggers. Hundreds gathered with Leah Segedie of Bookieboo and Mamavation success, who founded the conference she and husband Mark named ShiftCon.  Adored […]

Continue Reading By on October 6, 2014 in blogging, food, green, wellness

ShiftCon Unites Eco-Wellness & Social Media in Los Angeles because #ShiftHappens

You can find plenty of fitness expositions full of yogis, iron men and nutrition “experts.” You can take your pick of social media conferences where bloggers can sit and chat. In Los Angeles this week, both concepts come together for the first-of-its kind eco-wellness and social media conference named ShiftCon! Yes, #ShiftHappens, exclaim bloggers gathering […]

Continue Reading By on October 2, 2014 in wellness