Wrapping Up Discomfort

  That’s a wrap on discomfort. We now return to your previously scheduled life… Okay, so while a lot of restrictions have eased and people are starting to dip their toes in the water of real life again, life is NOT back to normal.  We definitely are not back to our previously scheduled anything.  This…

2020 Torture Report

Long time, no see, exercise enthusiasts.  G and I have decided that maybe it’s time to bring back some humor in what we used to refer to as the Torture Report.  Once upon a time, this is where we shared the drudgery, the emotional wrangling and the actual workouts we completed over the previous week….

The Basement

Discomfort.  Nobody wants to feel uncomfortable and yet it’s the only true place of growth.  Think about it.  We dread failure, the other shoe dropping, the pit;  the bottom or what I like to refer to as the basement.  However, once we land in the basement, there is a sense of freedom.  Hitting the bottom…

Lean In and Listen

We came rolling into May and I imagine when you read our first blog of the month and discovered we were delving into Being Uncomfortable, your first instinct was to run and hide. Your first instinct was to find something else, anything else, to read. Your desire was to feel anything but discomfort because hasn’t…

Getting Uncomfortable With What I Want

On Monday, the first sentence of G’s blog said, “Discomfort is the price of growth.”  This little nugget has been sitting with me since I first read it.  In fact, this might be my new mantra, the headline of 2020 or maybe it’s just the entry fee to something better? The reality is that when…

Discomfort is Fuel — Use it!

Discomfort is the price of growth. That will always be true. But discomfort is also the final resting place for stuckness, denial and refusal. And sometimes we pretend we don’t understand or sense the difference. We always do. Over the weekend, I did a little adventure for my birthday. I originally was supposed to be…

It’s May…I think.

  Does anyone else feel like April has been the longest month EVER?  We have all been on lockdown for so long that it is beginning to feel like the norm.  We have no idea what day it is, what week we are on and if we have already eaten dinner?  And let’s be honest,…