Month: December 2013

Island of misfit toys

If you’ve seen Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer you know what I’m talking about.  There is an “Island of Misfit toys” who have found each other and exist in their own little community.  They always make me laugh and I think about them this time of year.  I have declared myself a “misfit toy” and when I compare notes with people I get to sweat with, workout with, stretch, MELT, and practice Pilates with, I find out they are sometimes “misfit toys” too.  We usually realize this when we talk about our weekends and the holiday gatherings we attend.  We find out that a lot of people around us let their workouts fall to the side and eat things they would not normally eat.  It seems strange that during a time you would think we would want to stay healthy to enjoy the season and feel good about ourselves, we sabotage ourselves instead. Right now, we are experiencing some of the best workouts of the year! There are a lot of people doing some downright awesome …