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Tuesday, January 19, 2010      12 comments

Well, I felt like I was going great, back to blogging regularly, on schedule with workouts and food was back in calorie range....then the tailspin dad had to have quadruple bypass surgery today, he's the main caregiver for my mom who i... Read more

Learning to love healthy food at any age

Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You may have heard the phrase "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" and it is certainly true. Western culture stresses the importance of regular medical care almost as much as it does a healthy diet for children. But which do we t... Read more


Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

what makes an athlete? The desire and dedication to pursue a particular sport, day after day, week after week, month after month for the sheer enjoyment. It's more than muscle and heart. It's brainpower and guts. It's wanting it more. It's havin... Read more

Enjoy it all

Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Shira Tehrani Enjoying the marathon Life is like a marathon. We run and run, not knowing where (or how far) the finish ... Read more

Problem solving

Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

A rock pile ceases being a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. - Unknown Author Being a creative problem solver Creatively approaching situations is an invaluable too... Read more

Time---managing it...

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. I certainly have come a long way from my days of putting everything off 'til the troops were better re... Read more

Being Enough

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

The fate of many has been changed by the actions of just one person who has grown tired of "how it's always been done" and instead turns and does something more positive. The world does not demand of you to give your entire life, but we can all ... Read more

And the new year gets off to a great start

Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

It's always a great feeling to have an excellent workout for the day completed. Although my knee is a bit swollen, I feel really good from having it completed. Using the HR monitor is really my biggest motivator to work hard in spin class, and f... Read more

Happy New Year!

Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

it is time to finally forgive yourself. You've carried the guilt, the shame for long enough. You've kept your wounds open for long enough. The time has to come to let go, to heal. Keep the lessons and let the pain heal. Yes, you know what we are... Read more

Year's end

Thursday, December 31, 2009      2 comments

Happy to say I ended the year in great fashion! After my October knee injury my intensity/commitment to cardio was now where it has been for the past 3 years. After having been cardio-free for 3 weeks I've been slow and somewhat apprehensive in ... Read more

Taking stock

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

We'll probably be thinking about the good things in our lives and our loved ones. But, we should take a moment to consider how lucky ew are to be here in the first place. In the 21st century, we can experience more in a month than most people th... Read more

Impending milestone

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      1 comments

January 2, 2010 will mark my 4 year anniversary of eating healthy and exercising daily. If someone had asked me in 2006 if I would still be living this healthy lifestyle after 4 years, I probably would have laughed, or at the very least been ske... Read more

Important milestone approaching

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      3 comments

It's hard to believe that in 30 some days I will be celebrating 4 years of healthy living! While I think I can always do better, I'm very happy with the life I'm living today. The things I do now I only "wished" to do back then. I would sit arou... Read more

Things change

Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

My biggest fear over the past three years was what would happen if things got in the way of my rigid schedule, and I now know that I can still continue my healthy lifestyle even with a blip here and there. My recent fall (thanks to my stupid cat... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      2 comments

As I'm sitting here on Thanksgiving eve, I realize how very far I've come in what will soon be 4 years. Life is such an exciting and wonderful thing or me right now and I'm so very grateful for all I have and all I've become. Though I've not bee... Read more

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