Megan Merchant's blog

Fitness Selfie: Taking Your Quick and Valuable Fitness Notes

Alright, worldly readers: You must take some pictures of yourself to monitor your progress on fitness goals.  Why?  Because they tell you where you really are right now. Grab someone to take a load of pictures of you working out.  These images are like a mirror in motion and the purpose is not perfection. Your fitness selfies should tell you:

7 Weeks Post: A Nail Through My Foot

Dancing again today feels like a bit of a dream, a sense of delusion, and great excitement! Imagine Dragon: "I'm on top of the World" Offical Video The past seven weeks have been filled with:

Healthy Brownies for April Fool's Day

April Fool's Day can be really tough so I decided to make some brownies for my girls to take to school to help lift their spirits. 

Why Everyone Loves Dance

You can be any size, shape, race, gender, background, income, or education level: 

Thank You

Thank you for all the medical trials so when the time and opportunity comes to choose self-improvement, we value the cost of associated risks and possess the wisdom and bravery to make positive changes.Every day is given physical, mental, and emotional value and meaning. Thank you for ongoing years of hard work pursuing careers while supporting a family, for the internal passion and fire to work above and beyond every day before parenting be

My 15-Year Photo Fitness Journey

1998Amazing childhood, lovin

Dance with me, and then Louis Van Amstel!

If anyone ever told you that you can't dance, are you ready to prove them wrong? My friends and I will teach you, plus you'll have FUN and BURN CALORIES in the process! 

169 Lunch Box Quotes

I am NOT the best writer.  In fact, thank goodness for blogging so I have a place to practice at improving for the past few years.  But when my first daughter began school two years ago, I wanted to send her off when positive thoughts and loving words of wisdom so I would write the occasional lunch box note "Have a great day!"  and "We love you!" with little pictures of stick figure smiley faces and sun beams.

The Haunting: "Enjoy it before IT ends..."

I very rarely go to the mall. But when my first daughter was seven months old in 2005, I flew to a SCW Mania in Dallas, Texas, for continuing fitness education (extremely worthwhile, but that's another story), and I felt as though those two days away from my baby would likely kill us all.  And at a gift shop in Texas, a small brown bear sat smiling at me from a window and called to me to take it home to my daughter, making those two days apart just a bit more worthwhile and a little less unbearable.

Win a LaBlast Scholarship: NM, June 29-30

Win a 2-Day NM LaBlast Training June 29-30 with Louis Van Amstel Louis Van Amstel, of DWTS and SYTYCD, will be in Albuquerque this weekend for the LaBlast Instructor Training and we want every local instructor to have the opportunity to participate.  Compliments of our host LaBlast Fitness, here is your chance to win a FREE registration. The $399 Prize
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