The Pure Barre Pure Madness March 20 in 31 Challenge. Done.

April 1st. I thought I'd sleep in. Tucked cozy and tight in my big, fluffy bed waiting until my 8 mos old alarm sounded urging me awake. Instead, my Fitbit reminded me of my self-inflicted 4am wake up call so I can fit a bit of "me time" in my jam-packed days. Thinking of turning the pesky vibrating alarm off and rolling over to fall back into some much needed sleep, a little voice inside nudged me to get up, feed baby girl, put on my space dyes and sticky socks and make my way to the studio for 55 minutes of the day that is mine and mine alone. Pure Madness might have ended but for my newfound motivation, it was only the beginning.

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Heal, Detoxify and Nourish With These Potent Veggies

"Under the sea, under the sea. Darling it's better down where it's wetter, take it from me!" ~Sebastian, The Little Mermaid

Sebastian is one smart little crab. Things really are better under the sea, at least when you’re talking veggies! Soaking up the mineral rich sea like little green sponges, seaweed offers a concentrated dose of vitamins and minerals to energize and heal your body like no other. Giving just the superfood fix of cell-loving goodness our over-caffeinated, chaotic and stressed out lifestyle craves, sea vegetables can easily be added into our everyday diet. Keep reading for ways to incorporate these delicious veggies of the sea into your next meal...

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Pure Madness Midpoint & Motivation

We've made it halfway through the Pure Madness challenge! The hump day, day 15, numero quince. Yay for us! The goal is to complete at least 20 classes in 31 days. I've got 10 in so far so I'm halfway there at the halfway point which isn't half bad, right?! But oh em gee, I'm feeling it. Couple that with feeling extra tired lately because my sweet baby girl has suddenly decided she wants girl time at 3am, my motivation for getting to the barre at 6am every day even on my days off {especially on my days off} is waning. Sooo, to put more oomph! under my {sore, but mostly lifted} seat, I've compiled a list of motivational tidbits to help even the purest of Pure Barre Addicts set their {my} tired eyes back on the prize. Leading into my number one motivational factor:

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Easy Ways To Eat Your Veggies {Greens Included!}

Unbeknownst to me, there are {adult} people who've been lurking... hiding behind coffee cups and sugar-y sweet donuts... maybe the occasional piece of fruit... who don't eat at least one veggie every.single.day. {Insert glass-shattering shriek}. How is this possible?! 

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