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Marla-Deen

California 30327
I am a wife, mother of three active boys, fitness instructor, "retired" attorney, and lover of all things health and fitness realted.  I live in Atlanta and love the South!  I am living my passion as I teach classes and work personally with clients.  We have a very busy... Full Bio
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A Little Motivation for Monday by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here's the motivation on my new shirt! A few weeks ago I checked out out an online athletic apparel site called ViewSPORT and loved some of the motivational messag ... Read on »
The Art of Patience by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been spending an awful lot of time at this place lately.  I go for twice weekly "dates" with my physical therapist.  I feel as if I'm there so often that ... Read on »
A Couple of Fall Favorites for Dinner by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pasta with Chicken Cajun Sausage over Spaghetti Squash The other day I was asked where my recipes have been - meaning there haven't been any here in a while. Well, my ... Read on »
A New Flavor for Fall and Health Benefits of Cinnamon  by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have to admit that I love my coffee in the mornings.  There's just something about that first cup in the morning before everyone else gets up.  I love the ritual, the ... Read on »
Learn from an Icon. . . find a mantra for each day by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever find yourself needing a little inspiration?  I've got a little something for you to begin  your week!  I always love to be inspired by people who keep on going, not let ... Read on »
Who's Afraid of those Carbs? by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When was the last time  you ate carbs?  When was the last time you ate carbs without feeling guilty?  The whole no carbs thing has really gotten into our heads and make ... Read on »
The Mountain has Moved . . .and things I've learned by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At long last the mountain has been moved.  The mountain from our old home of 11 years to our new home ~ Actually (this is where a comma should be placed but I haven't h ... Read on »
At Home Workouts via UTube by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I often get asked for at home workouts whether it's a DVD recommendation or to prepare a workout to be done in the living room or bedroom.  I've posted a few of those on t ... Read on »
My re~posting of a Post by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's Monday and I already feel like it should be at least Wednesday by now!  That's probably not a great way to begin the week.  I'm not sharing weekend fun (because mine ba ... Read on »
Packing and a Pork Chop Dinner by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hellooooo.  I've been away lately, feeling a little swamped doing a lot of this . . .  But, tonight I still made time to "bring home the bacon ... Read on »
Tattoos . . . a look at them from the health eye  by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of my favorite fitness gurus is Bob Harper.  He's the male trainer who came to fame on The Biggest Loser beside Jillian Michaels.  I've always liked his take on fitness, ... Read on »
The Dog Days of Summer . . .  by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some folks call this time of year The Dog Days of Summer.  Obviously, my own dogs are taking full advantage of the last days of summer!  As Labor Day approaches it alwa ... Read on »
Track Workout and a New Playlist by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I found myself at school yesterday with an hour to kill.  I had on running shoes and workout clothes, so rather going home and coming right back I took advantage of the ... Read on »
New Foods this week - good and bad. . . by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The fresh peaches right now are simply out of this world!  So ripe and sweet!  While they are delicious right out of the fruit bowl, of course, I have to turn ... Read on »
Tight Hamstrings and a Lower Body Workout! by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the three sons has been complaining of his back hurting.  It hurts during baseball.  It hurts during football.  Since he's barely a teenager I know he's far too young ... Read on »
Sunday Night Supper by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes it's hard to get two teenagers, an up and comer, and the parents all together around the dinner table at the same time.  I find it necessary to declare certai ... Read on »
Detox, Cigarettes and you call that healthy? by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am a little behind on all of my celebrity news lately and keeping up with the current events on the news shows and internet, but I did hear a story last week that has ... Read on »
Back on the Bike by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I finally did something that was a little bit like a normal routine.  I am at week 4 after surgery on my right shoulder and to say it has been challenging is an u ... Read on »
A Crazy Time . . .  by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is where I am now.  I love this site and love posting to it and sharing with you all and especially LOVE hearing back from you.  However, life gets in the ... Read on »
Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin . . . even in the summertime by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't normally think of using the crock pot or slow cooker during the summer - and I'm not really sure why. It's actually perfect for this time of year when you don't want ... Read on »