How bad is it when you’re so busy you don’t know this is life in austin & aspen has won an award until TWO DAYS after it was announced? Pretty bad. But still badass! We won a “Best Local Blog” award from The World Media Awards, which recognizes successful bloggers and publishers from across the globe. To [...]
You guys rock!! The Feel Goods you all submitted are so heartwarmingly awesome I can’t even contain my excitement! Random number generator Generated #11 as the winner, but as Mr. Anonymous failed to provide his email address, we had to regenerate… So #5 wins a Massage Envy one hour massage … Tyler G., Whaddya Want From [...]
We’re going to suspend our regularly scheduled Feel Good Friday for one big, massive FEEL GOOD things I am thankful for list. Here are 73 things I am so grateful are in my life: (please join me and leave yours in the comments!) My amazing, supportive, happy family PLPs of both sexes in Aspen, Austin, Arizona, D.C., [...]
Thanks to Trop50 for sponsoring my writing about fabulous bloggers. This year Trop50 is granting 50 Fabulous Wishes. Click here to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to celebrate a friend with a refreshing attitude about looking and feeling fabulous! As many of you do, I read A LOT of blogs. Across a lot [...]
This morning I weighed the same as yesterday. Looks like this is the number to keep! Once I’m done with the HCG Phase, I have to maintain within 2 pounds of this number or I have to do something to fix it. Shoutout to hellojody.com, a blog by a woman who is now doing the HCG [...]
A selection of my fave CrossFit and happy food posts from around the interwebs: Should there be weight classes for CrossFit? Pint-sized powerhouse Jen Cardella weighs in here. “Stop trying to Rx, you look like a pooping dog” (my translation) from Boone Putney at CrossFit Austin. Mail-order Grass-Fed Beef from Wall Street Journal (wonder how [...]
Well, that’s probably a lie. But I’ve started an entirely separate blog just about my training for CrossFit, so I’ll at least be mentioning CrossFit LESS on this blog … Check me out: www.xlyssa.com You can now return to your regularly scheduled life in Austin updates.
Last weekend, the SXSW-meets-Bonnaroo-meets-a-Sample-Sale of the female blogosphere happened: BlogHer ’09. BlogHer, simply stated in their tagline, is a “Community for Women Who Blog.” More thoroughly explained, BlogHer is: “Founded in February 2005 as a labor of love by three bloggers, BlogHer’s mission is to create opportunities for women who blog to pursue exposure, education, [...]