Megan Merchant's blog

A Knock at the Door: An Ability to Help

Recently I woke up at my usual before-the-kids-wake-up time to grade papers.

Choices, Choices, Choices for Wellness

A personal life balance is created by having a wellness system and understanding how you are meeting each of the items below on a daily basis.  Individualism is the ability to freely choose the system that will work for you (the examples below or your own).

What is Your "Philosophy?"

Have you ever written a personal philosophy?  Mine is under "permanent evolution" but here is a glimpse of it's current state: "It is my duty as a citizen of the world:

Fitness Rock and Roll Music Giveaway

It's a Grammy-nominee; let's celebrate youth fitness with a giveaway! Recently I blogged about my Girl Scout "Courage and Strength" class and how I incorporated the wonderful song "I Am an Athlete."  GREAT NEWS:  The music artist Miss Amy has donated TWO Autographed

Daisy Girl Scouts: Courage and Strength Class

Daisy Girl Scouts are ages 5-6, usually Kindergarten and First grade, and earn Daisy petals.  When I saw the "Courage and Strength" petal I couldn't wait to offer my services and teach a class for our troop and share the activities with yours!  Materials and recommended music are listed at the end for a group of 12 girls, two leaders, and one instructor; class length is about 40 minutes.

Insanity Results!

The end of Insanity has come!  I hope my pros and cons help you in your fitness challenges, as well as my tip on regarding gyms in January at the end.  Here is Day 63 of 63: Fitness Test 5 compared to Fit Test 1.

Insanity Tests 3 and 4

Here are my Day 36 and 50, 25-minute Fitness Test results on Insanity! Today is Day 52 of 63, although it should be Celebratory Day 64 (and that makes me a bit sad).

NEW Holidays Tips to Enjoy 24/7

Oh, no!  Are the Holidays stressing you out? Here

Update: Tasty Thanksgiving Substitutes 

Insanity: Day 15, Fitness Test 2 
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