My First Blog Award

Greetings PFL!  I didn’t want too much time to pass before I posted on the blog about an incredible experience I was afforded last month.


Kesha Phillips the Editor of We Got Kidz, a Parenting and Lifestyle Guide put together this list of 16 Breakout Women Bloggers of 2013 and she included me in it!!!

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Run….. Something is After Me

I’m happy to welcome Kita as my very first guest post.  I have grown to love her over the past few months with her personal blog where she keeps it 100 all day every day. I respect & admire her growing online magazine as well which is more business minded and inspires people in diverse lifestyle subject matter. Today, she is dipping in my world and keeping it real while on the subject!  Welcome Kita!!!



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“Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” & A Lactose Intolerance Discovery

I’ve been sporting a badge in my sidebar all month but haven’t blogged a dag gone thing about it.   I was reading Margret’s healthy living blog, and discovered that March was National Nutrition Month.

I'm Blogging National Nutrition Month


National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Continue reading

5 Good Reasons to Join a Gym

I am a member of a gym and I love it! However, I am pro-choice when it comes to your health care and fitness goals. I am familiar with both avenues of gym membership and rocking it out on your own. I thoroughly enjoyed all seasons of my life with regard to fitness.  Here I will give what I have found to be most beneficial to me and other members currently rolling with #teamGym.

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DIY Baby Pharmacy & A Medication Storage Tip

This is probably one of only a select few  DIY projects you will ever find on this blog.  It’s National Poison Prevention week in case you missed my boring informative post from Monday :).   It was more for my Mommy friends and so is today!  Trust me, it benefits everyone though.  In keeping with Poison Prevention week, I thought I’d share one of my favorite gifts to give.

Almost three summers ago while I was awaiting these two to enter the world…

Rx Fitness Lady Boy

Rx Fitness Lady Baby

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Oh No I Think I’m Poisoned

No, not “poisoned” with the love bug as these 3 young fellas were when they stole our musical hearts for life with this popular 90’s single….


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YSBAI #3: Gym Hygiene

We have two YSBAI’s  (You should Blog About It) in a row!  I was sent a Facebook message a couple of weeks ago by a former classmate that I should blog about Gym Hygiene.  This one was from a man yall! I’m happy to bring this to you on Act-Fit Friday!  People who have sent request in the past, I’m getting around to them.  Please stay tuned in in the mean time.

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YSBAI #2: Tips for Group Fitness Instructors

I’m back with YSBAI (You Should Blog About It) #2.  These are topics and/or questions that come from readers. B.K.A. Q&A, but just let me have this please 😉

Before we get started, I wanted to share something with you.  Do you ever watch this show?

The Biggest Loser

I was talking about today’s topic & my sister told me that whenever she watches that show, it never fails that the participants end up teaching some sort of group fitness class.  Well, that makes sense to me.  I’ve always said that if you want to hold yourself accountable to staying fit, then teach a class or two.  Even if it’s volunteer, you shouldn’t fall off the wagon because you always have somewhere to go each week and deliver rockstar performances to your class participants.

The question for today comes from Carli over at Real Into who is training to be a new Pilates instructor.

“What advice do you have for a new instructor?”

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Rock the Red Pump with Rx Fitness Lady

Happy Sunday everyone! Today is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  I’m dedicating my blog post to talking about HIV/AIDS for the Rock the Red pump Project.

Red Pump Project

Part of the project requires you to put on a pair of your favorite red shoes! I don’t have any red pumps that I want to wear to church today but I will be rocking my red cowgirl boots to go visit my family in Sparta, GA after church!

Red Boots Los AltosSince I started this blog at the end of 2012, I have had quite a few posts dedicated to HIV/AIDS awareness.   In preparing my previous posts, I stumbled upon an opportunity and joined NBHAAD as a Community Ambassador where my role is to remind people about NBHAAD (National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day).  That 13th annual day of recognition & a reminder to get your annual HIV test was on February 7th. You can see the mission through this photo and read the post hereContinue reading

20 Influential Women in a Tweet

Today is International Women’s Day! Thus the interruption of Act-Fit Fridays! We talked Group Fitness Wednesday.  If you missed it, go check it out here.  Today is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present, and future.  You can read more about it here.  Different cultures have migrated to the celebration of love & respect in general toward women while others maintain the intended focus of economic, political, & social achievement.

I chose to share some of my inspiration with you today on Rx Fitness Lady.

Em K, *This list is not all-inclusive* It’s in my ABC order..after my Mother @ #1 of Course 😉

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20 Women that Have Influenced Me

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