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ZooFat to ZooFit

ZooFat to ZooFit

I felt I had a lot in common with Drew Manning. Well, I wasn’t a personal trainer who couldn’t figure out why my clients didn’t get it. But I was a zookeeper who couldn’t figure out why it was so hard to convey conservation messages to zoo visitors.

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 29-The Summer Job

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 29-The Summer Job

Working on my books has been a great experience. I set my own hours, which is great in theory, but in practice I need improvement. I’ve gotten lazier and lazier about waking up, getting started, and staying motivated. My writing has gotten a little better, and I’ve really developed ZooFit,…

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 20- Watoto’s Rumble

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 20- Watoto’s Rumble

I’ve often wondered how it would feel for someone to love me so much, they peed whenever they saw me. This was how Bamboo, a fifty-year old Asian elephant, greeted her best friend, retired zookeeper Chuck, whenever he visited. She would squeal with excitement, and when she couldn’t contain herself…

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 19- Stay Positive

I’m having a little issue taking my own advice today. Stay positive. The difficulties getting into the published world of writing is becoming more and more clear. I know I have what it takes to stay the course, but I’m wondering if it’s worth it.

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 11- Healthy Hygiene Habits

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 11- Healthy Hygiene Habits

I’m definitely no beauty queen, but I recognize that taking care of myself doesn’t only apply to my diet and exercise program. Daily hygiene is definitely a part of ZooFit, as they are habits we can take to the next level while still promoting a healthy environment. Some of these…

(Wow, the year was so overwhelming for me I wanted to skip right over it and go into the best and worst of 2018). I’ve heard from quite a few people I know well and people I don’t know at all about how bad 2017 was. I’m not going to…

ZooFit Resolutions 2018

It’s the new year, and I’m a little late on the uptake for new year’s resolutions, but I agree it’s better late than never. I do personally like making new year’s resolutions. A brand new start with fresh ambition and a strong motivation to succeed. I usually have a plethora…

Best and Worst of 2017

Best and Worst of 2017 (Wow, the year was so overwhelming for me I wanted to skip right over it and go into the best and worst of 2018). I’ve heard from quite a few people I know well and people I don’t know at all about how bad 2017…

Kim: Twenty Years Later

Kim: Twenty Years Later

I haven’t had a Kim dream that I could remember in a long time. I used to have them daily, or at least on a regular basis. I cherished those encounters, because they were the only time I could converse with my sister. I often wonder if I make my…

In Which Everything I Know About Fitness is a Lie

In Which Everything I Know About Fitness is a Lie

Okay, I know that’s not true. Deep down, in the recesses of my cerebral cortex, I know everything I’ve learned about fitness is NOT really a lie. I know taking care of yourself means eating healthy foods and exercising. I know we should cut down on sugars, and simple carbs,…