Entries by Courtney Hennessey

You Can, You Will: Cultivating Confidence

  Confidence is an attitude that is carefully developed through very specific behaviors. “I can’t, I’m scared, What if I fall?” When I coached gymnastics, I heard these lines all the time. The girls were ages seven to thirteen, in a novice level, working towards intermediate.  I remember responding, “You can, and you will!” I’d […]

Facing Adversity

Adversity is a main story line in many places all around us. In the movies the good guy usually stands up to the bad guy, the underdog beats the odds to come out on top.  These types of storylines make us feel good. They makes us feel like we can overcome any obstacle. They give […]

What is FIT Sunday??

Have you ever found yourself scrounging through the kitchen cabinets or refrigerator after a 12 hour work day?  Only to turn up a PB&J sandwich or bowl of cereal, which you ravenously consume before face planting into bed for the night.   During the day, do you find yourself eating fast food or something that […]

Lets Cheat & Get Yoga-Bombed!

Are you feeling a little heavier after feasting on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and homemade pumpkin pie during the Thanksgiving holiday? I know we are!  These holiday foods are not a part of our everyday planned meal menu, they’re a treat.  That’s why I like to consider Thanksgiving a ‘cheat day’.  The day when you […]

Acorn Squash Recipe & A Confession

I have a confession. The reason I didn’t post a FIT Sunday blog last week, was because I haven’t been cooking, we’ve been eating out and we haven’t been working out. Therefore I couldn’t bring myself to write about a subject and lifestyle that I wasn’t living. However, I am back! It has been almost […]

Sweet Potato Sunday

One of my favorite foods are sweet potatoes.  Sweet potatoes are delicious and nutritious.  You can bake them to accompany a main dish, create french fries for a more casual option, or they can serve as a main dish.  In today’s recipe, I share a main dish sweet potato recipe.  I never would have thought […]

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins – One of our favorites for Fall It’s officially fall!  I absolutely adore this season and everything that comes along with it. I’m sad to say goodbye to summer, however I look forward to football and the holidays, snuggling on the couch with a good book and of course – Comfort Food. […]