Round 64. Bookshelf Edit. 

Sifting through the shelves in the guest room I stumbled upon this gem. I love all things planning and this book was no exception. I purchased it at Target in 2015 and scribbled yoga goals and business ideas on the pages and as I flipped through I saw notes of my first weeks at lululemon. 

This one went in the recycle bin. 

Round 63. Downstairs Edit. 

I’m beginning to think one does not need an ice chest if there is no garage. Kathleen and I don’t tailgate – I did at one point and life and may again later on, we don’t often parade, and we don’t drink beer – I would if I could. 

So, owning a large wheeled ice chest isn’t very sensible. It’s too bulky to bring on road trips and beach outings and once it’s filled it is quite heavy to maneuver into the trunk. So, after living downstairs for awhile , I selected this chest for edit. I offered it to my dad and he replied with, “I hoped you wanted an ice chest because I have a few extra” so, we are good. 

Round 61. Closet Edit. 

Bangles, bangles, bangles. For a number of years I wore a slew of bangles on my wrists. As my jewelry choices are more minimal these days, I’m editing my bangle box. I selected a few of my favorites and am donating the rest. 

In the future I plan to replace the few costume bangles I kept with mimosa handcrafted bangles (a girl needs dreams).  

*there’s a big Edit coming…I can feel it. 

Round 60. Living Room Edit.

Round 60. Holy Heck! Yay for progress. This is a big edit! I offered this chair to my brother. It is my Dad’s and I’ve had it for a few years and my brother has the footstool; so, it felt natural for me to offer the chair to Adam.

He was excited about the prospect then quickly said, “it’s not going to fit in the mini”. And it won’t, we will just need to coordinate some vehicle usage to trek this chair out to their home in the country.

Round 59. Bookshelf Edit.

I love a travel memoir, add in a fearless female nomad and I am all in. I’ve read All Over The Map  several times, and each time I discovered something new. Laura Fraser whisks you away in her writing, you become her pal and you travel through her memories as if you are looking over her shoulder. It is sensational, adventurous and full of wonder.

Sometimes we think we know what we want, we fight and push and climb our way to the one thing…and then, something changes and we find that we return to square one, except the starting point is new and we aren’t as naive.

I am gifting this book to Allie and then she will gift it to Liz and I am not sure where it will land after that. I love that when I pulled this off the shelf there was a short grocery list inside the front cover. It listed about 12 items and one stood out, wheat linguini. This lets me know that I read this book before 2013- when I eliminated wheat and gluten from my diet.

Round 58. Closet Edit. 

One of the coolest perks of my job is getting my hands on innovative product! In 2015 lululemon released the Naked sensation pant, Align. It’s everything it sounds like, sensational buttery fabric technically designed to flow with you for a totally disctraction free practice. You’ll feel so confidently Naked that you may look down to double check that you’re wearing pants. It’s that good. 

I decided to gift them to Erin- my brother’s fiancé. I hope she loves the pair as much as I did. With a newborn and the need for sleep, I’m confident she’s get some good use out of the pair. 

* I forgot to take a pic.  Not pictured: Align pant, Bordeaux Drama. 

 Round 57. Living Room Edit. 

Never did I ever…think I would select this edit. 

This globe represents many things for me- friendship, wonder, humanity, geography, travel, charm, love. Chelsea gifted it to me years ago for Christmas. She picked it up at my FAVORITE trash to treasure store in the BR – Faye’s on Sherwood. 

I’ve looked at this globe over and over as a symbolism of friendship and family because Chelsea moved the year after gifting me this globe. I intended to obtain many more globes and have a globe wall or globes throughout my living space, but things change, we evolve, we find new things – a shiny penny. 

Now, I have lofty dreams and visions of owning less, all meaningful, purposeful and useful things AND experiencing all the experiences and putting my feet on the big globe we call Mother Earth and taking a spin. 

Better Health. Happy Heart.

I can honestly say that this was the fittest month of my life! I accepted the challenge by our Ambassador Pat Fellows to be active everyday for the month of February. A huge part of my activity was at Iron Tribe MidCity.  I missed 3 days this month. The other 25 days I was active. Hell yes!

I walked out of IronTribe MidCity tonight and looked back at the building, the setting sun and the progress I’ve made over this month of “Trying the Tribe”.

Never did I ever anticipate loving this workout, this gym, this program, the camaraderie and the coaches as much as I do.

As I started my car, tears of gratitude, joy and strength rolled down my face. The emotions kept flowing on my drive home. As I drove in silence among the stillness of my heart, the peace of the moment overflowed me. I’m forever changed.

Each member I encountered over this month helped shape my progress. My partners for workouts supported me, lifted me and added meaning to dumbbells, squats, rowing and the like. We became friends.

A tribe is a group of like minded individuals. We all showed up with different goals, and our bond strengthened as we continued to show up for one another at 6:15am Monday mornings and 4:15pm on Friday afternoons, and countless classes in between. It’s been an honor to workout with the fine humans of MidCity Tribe.

Xoxo