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I love relaxing after exercise
Saturday, August 21, 2010      0 comments

I AM NOT A MORNING PERSON. However, each time I can manage to drag myself out of bed at a reasonable time and do physical activity - yoga, strength training, biking , I always find I have a better day. I feel as if I have accomplished somethin... Read more
Hard to Watch
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

My physical fitness has only completely evolved in the past 3 years or so. My DH has be fit and active all his life with Little League baseball in grade school to his uncle teaching him tennis in junior high. The tennis big bit and he played o... Read more
Sweaty work with tender abs!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      0 comments

I knew I would feel my abs today after the workout I did yesterday. I even decided to forgo the anusara yoga class today for one tomorrow when I knew the abs could handle some of the more challenging poses. DH was finally able to get out yeste... Read more
Strength Training
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      1 comments

I have been working with a personal trainer for about nine month. She is younger than my DD, well trained and fantastic to work with. She kicks my butt, literally and figuratively. I started training weekly with a partner (cheaper), partner q... Read more
Exercise and mood
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

There are really two parts to this blog. One is a personal experience and one is a reference to a NY Times article. Here the URL for the article:
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nger/ The article indi... Read more
Eating and Exercise!
Saturday, August 14, 2010      2 comments

Unfortunately, the past 4 days have been eating and not much exercising. We are hosting my SIL and BIL (DH's younger sister and husband who have been hosting DD while she studied for the bar exam.). We met them at the Amana colonies and I did ... Read more
Clean Kitchen
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      2 comments

It's amazing what you find when you decide to really clean the kitchen and move everything on the counters.... dried garlic cloves, dried herbs that were fresh at one time and other delectable morsels. Actually I love having clean counters, cle... Read more
A Clean Room is an Inspiration
Sunday, August 08, 2010      3 comments

I finally was able to get my living room furniture moved and do a thorough vacuuming. Didn't find anything exciting except lots of dust bunnies. After polishing the furniture and dusting all the surfaces, I am sitting in relaxed mood watching... Read more
What friends are for
Saturday, August 07, 2010      9 comments

I just returned home from a 2 hour lunch with my three best friends.... the women my DD calls the Four Moms. We have daughters ranging in age from late 40's to mid 20's. We obviously have known each other a long time. We all have been or are... Read more
Good news always makes me feel better
Friday, August 06, 2010      0 comments

I have been suffering from immense fatigue the last 2-3 weeks. I made an appointment for a check-up with my doctor and also mentions it to my therapist. Since all my tests came out normal, the consensus was a problem with my meds. I have dec... Read more
Yoga as healing - the rest of the story.
Thursday, August 05, 2010      1 comments

I opened my mail box this morning and found a note from the friend I had meditated and done yoga with 2 days ago. The envelope contained a small card with an exquisite abstract water color of read and yellows. The note on the reverse warmed my... Read more
Graduation --- of a sort!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      3 comments

Today was the big day.... my last scheduled appointment with my therapist. We have been working together just a little over nine years and I have grown from a scared 9 year old girl into a grown-up who can't quite believe sometimes how well I c... Read more
Yoga as healing
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      3 comments

I was a little disappointed when nobody showed up to my Wake-up yoga class this morning... I usually have 2-3 that always show up. I did a little yoga on my own and went home. Later I went to visit a dear friend who is having serious emotional... Read more
Sad Day
Sunday, August 01, 2010      5 comments

Law school only lasts three years, but in that time DD made some of the best friends of her life and those people have become a part of our lives as well. They have spent time with us during State Fair visits, one of them lived with us for the ... Read more
What a week!
Friday, July 30, 2010      3 comments

Monday got a call from one of DD's former housemates. He is on the very short list for a job in our town and the lease is up on house. He would have to move all his stuff home to Florida or... so he is storing his stuff in the university town ... Read more

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