HOPEFULHIPPO
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Power 90
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      5 comments

Not quite P90, actually a few years before that even. It's a classic from like, 2002. ancient in technology world **beachbody.com** ... Read more
First World Random Problems
Friday, June 16, 2017      5 comments

It is a well known fact that I come up with random thoughts while working out or walking. It's one of the perks of being in my own mind as an introvert. I'd invite you in but it can get a little weird. Besides I don't know that you could keep... Read more
grads and burning the crazy
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      9 comments

graduation is over. I cried before the National Anthem finished. But we did it. All three girls graduated and on to college. I'm a lucky mom. I really am. ... Read more
The end of an era of being a mom...
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      10 comments

When my oldest daughter graduated high school, I was pretty excited to see where she'd go. I even attended her community college together and when she excelled to get into San Fran State, it was great... My middle daughter graduated and wi... Read more
Never miss a Monday continues!
Monday, May 29, 2017      8 comments

I don't know what snapped in my head. I think it was the ankle sprain. I mean, who just walks down a step and loses control of their ankle for weeks? This overweight person, that's who. Yeah, something more than my ankle snapped that day... Read more
The Downside to this
Friday, May 26, 2017      10 comments

My fitbit on wrist I've been thankful for the LOVELY weather to conquer my 10,000 steps a day. On top of this I've been also doing the 21 day fix when I can to work on habits and consistency. A feat we all know I "need improvement" on. I... Read more
The Fools Who Dream
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      9 comments

My daughter and her boyfriend had me see La La Land and I am forever changed. Today was a pretty productive, yet "lazy" day. It's days like this I clean, putz, and start reflecting on things. My mind is my best friend and my worst enemy... Read more
Mom's Day on "a diet"
Monday, May 15, 2017      11 comments

I'm one of those gals who likes to keep things private or quiet. (no, really it's true! I swear) If something doesn't sound interesting or may offend or whatever. I just keep it in. With the exception of my bestie in Philly. She gets t... Read more
quick blurb
Thursday, May 11, 2017      6 comments

I'm still alive. AND, I've been moving! over 10,000 steps a day to be exact. Today it's raining so I'm arguing with myself on getting out to finish another 10,000 steps. Rest day is winning. Which is not bad as I REALLY have a... Read more
May Day May Day!
Monday, May 01, 2017      9 comments

That's me. My youngest is doing Body Boss. It's a book of workouts that I already do on DVD, but she paid for it herself and has been religiou... Read more
I keep Sparkin'
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      10 comments

I had some Bailey's Irish Cream in my coffee this morning thinking it'd be a nice treat today. My ankles been very sore since my fall a few days ago. A trip to the emergency room shows no break only very sprung. I've been cautiously walking/s... Read more
a blog and a vlog? (video blog)
Monday, March 13, 2017      6 comments

Trying out a vlog for the very first time. This is me doing Plyometrix jump roping. I tried to put it in my last blog but then had a "duh" moment of oh, I gotta do a vlog blog! So here you go! Me Jump roping You know you ... Read more
Good Intentions
Monday, March 13, 2017      10 comments

It'll never work That's what my brain has convinced my heart as I stand sideways looking in the mirror. Small half an "a" size cups tic tac boobies appear even smaller today as I look at my protruding stomach. Do people wonder how far alo... Read more
is 2018 here yet?
Thursday, January 26, 2017      13 comments

As many of us were struggling with celebrity deaths, the dramatic election results, and our own woes, we were mostly anxious for 2016 to disappear and begin anew with 2017. In 2017, January, I've lost a friend of over 30 years. My youngest... Read more
Balance
Saturday, January 21, 2017      6 comments

This is not about the balance in our lives, though I get we all need it. this is about Chisel Balance. I had a video to put up, but can't figure out how to do it. Let's just say, it's candid. And it's not pretty. But, I wanted to post ... Read more

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