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The Key Maker Blog

July 12, 2016

The Key Makers

When I was in my twenties my Mom sent me this poem.                             Despite the fact that it lived wrinkled, in my […]
August 7, 2019

Life is a Beautiful Ride

When my husband Darren and I got married we bought each other mountain bikes. We were living in Chicago and therefore I had grand visions of us riding along the Lake Shore Drive path to the beach, […]
June 10, 2019

Strong IS the New Skinny

Body acceptance is something I have been challenged with my entire life. I am only 5 feet tall and so it doesn’t take much for me to feel ‘off’ or uncomfortable.  You can tell when things […]
May 21, 2019

Embrace The Signs

I have a fear of being cold, a fear of getting lost, and I fear of being late for something due to circumstances beyond my control. All three of these fears came into play recently when I took my […]
March 12, 2019

Adjusting My Altitude

It was a beautiful day to be skiing in Park City, Utah. We had flown in the day before, and after a mad dash to catch our connecting flight, we were relieved to have made […]
February 11, 2019

An Open Heart

After running a half marathon a few years ago, I experienced neck and shoulder soreness that wouldn’t resolve. I tried to push through it, as I do with other challenges, but it only got worse. I […]
January 21, 2019

Yoga On & Off the Mat

I have been practicing yoga since my twenties, but lately, I have been really into it. My favorite is power yoga because it goes by really fast and my mind gets ultra-focused on what I am […]
September 13, 2018

Broken Can Still Shine

Recently I posted a photograph of my Mom’s anniversary band that was transformed into a beautiful necklace by Raeann and Ana at Baribault Jewelers in Glasontbury, CT. What I didn’t tell you was what I […]
February 6, 2017

Who’s Complaining?!

My strength trainer Jay smiled right at me. “Today we are going to do burpees!” “UGH! I hate burpees” I stated loudly, to no one in the group’s surprise. “And at the end of our […]
January 3, 2017

My Yes Year

Heading into 2017, I wanted to create some concrete goals for myself and my business. There I was, a coach, posting frequently about goal setting and how important it was, especially as the new year […]


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