Renée Chalou-Ennis lives in Presque Isle with her husband Jason and their three children, ages 15, 13 and 6.  She home schools their youngest child, instructs fitness classes part-time and amidst battling the breeding laundry pile and negotiating the hormonally-fueled spectacles that accompany raising two teenagers, she enjoys helping motivate people to reach their fitness goals.   She’s learned not to take herself entirely too seriously and tries to inject as much humor into life, work, play and parenting as possible, much to the teenagers’ chagrin.  She’s fairly certain they’ll grow to like her someday.From the challenge of blending a family, home schooling her children, having a severely asthmatic child, raising teenagers, life in rural Maine or losing 30 lbs to transform herself from sedentary sideline mother to competitive athlete mother, Renée writes about a life worth living well, even when it’s not always easy.