The journey is only just beginning Brenda is a busy woman who just turned 40. Outside her home she works as a Senior Drilling Technician, administrating and directing drilling engineers. Inside her home she is a beloved wife and mom to 4 amazing kids. Family Background Brenda comes from a line of strong women. Her grandmother survived breast cancer twice and ovarian cancer once. Her mother is 9 years after her breast cancer diagnosis. Although she wears a compression sleeve, has had a … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Often I feel uncomfortable when friends or acquaintances say to me that they admire me for growing a successful business. It's not that I don't feel accomplished it is just that I "get on with it," meaning I simply do what has to get done and don't even have a minute to reflect on the success that I built. I am not sure that they are aware of all the behind the scenes that goes on or the nights that I spend in the office rather than going out or sitting by the TV watching the latest shows. In … [Read more...] about Super Mom or Super Boss: Do You Have to Choose?
The summer holidays have come to an end. The kids are back in school, days off work are all used up and our regular routine has returned. Now is the time (if we haven’t already), to figure out where exercise fits in to our new schedule. The hardest part is getting started. What sport should I choose? How can I make sure I stick with it? For some inspiration, some HydroChic friends are going to be sharing their stories with us about what got them hooked. Rebecca's Gateway to Fitness: … [Read more...] about My Gateway to Fitness
Recently, I bumped into a friend I had not seen for a while. She looked great. Healthy, toned and really happy. “What is your secret?” I asked. I had to know! Turns out, her secret is swimming! About a year ago, Rayna got the urge to lose what she called “four children’s worth of baby weight.” She decided that swimming was the way to go. Rayna did not want to run like many of our friends do, as she felt that running was very exposed, as if her fitness mission was on display for the world … [Read more...] about Swimming: My Gateway to Fitness
Congratulations to the following submission for winning the Mother's Day Photo Contest! Congrats to Perla Puebla of Phoenix, Arizona on her winning pic with her son! To the winner, if you haven't received our email, please contact us at [email protected]! … [Read more...] about And the Mother’s Day Photo Contest winner is . . .