For my whole life, as long as I can remember, in the entire history of “Michelle Does Exercise,” I’ve been drawn to heat. Fire. Intensity. Sweat. If I ran, I ran as fast and as far and as often as I could. I’d run a 5k, fly somewhere and run four legs of a 200 mile … Continue reading FEEL AGAIN


Wow. So January is off to kickass, rockin’ good start so far. But um, holy time commitments batman; according to my calendar, I have about 30 free minutes in the month of January, 15 in February, and potentially five, give or take a phone call, in March. Wowie wow wow. I love it. It’s good. … Continue reading GAS PEDAL


So. Not to pat myself on the back or anything, but, ahem. I’m feeling rather rested today. Yes. It’s Monday morning, and I’m feeling rested. No, pigs are not flying (as far as I know), and I’m fairly certain hell hasn’t frozen over yet either, but I, for the first time in. . .  I … Continue reading TKO


Yesterday one of my most favorite yoga teachers looked at me, saw the large raw burns on my shoulder (from a homemade spaghetti sauce explosion this weekend), and jokingly said: “you are always getting injured. . . I’m sorry to laugh, but it’s kind of funny.” She’s right. I am. She’s also right that it’s … Continue reading HURTS SO GOOD


Have you ever observed a spinning top? It leans one way, and then another until it slows and topples. Notice that it never simply spins in the middle, centered, perfectly balanced in all directions.Let’s take a look at that little metaphor of life, shall we?How many things are you doing right now? How many jobs, … Continue reading HEY THERE, YOU’RE AN ALLSTAR