Thanking The Haters

May 12th, birthday gratitude entry: Haters. Our first reaction to those who treat us in less than an honoring way is often to retaliate. But, MLKing reminds us, “hate does not banish hate.” A tribute, Lis, to those who’ve stomped on you? A thankfulness towards situations that have caused you pain? Abso-freaking-lutely. THIS is the…

Tie Your Sneaks!

May 11th, birthday gratitude entry: I never started out thinking I’d be a personal trainer. Nopenopenope. Not athletic in high school. And not athletic now. Oh sure, I run. I lift weights. I do some gym time. But I don’t have that athletic edge. It’s just not in my genes. Or my heart. And yet.…