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Gratitude is a forever thing...

Monday, April 06, 2015      3 comments

Reflecting on many things today. On this journey that is my life, I have always been given the strength to face the seemingly insurmountable with the grace and assistance of people who were placed in my life. There are so many to whom I am grate... Read more

Thanks to You I Am Still on the Band Wagon

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      5 comments

It is the end of the school year and things are in hurricane mode. Today is the last day for Seniors to present their culminating projects, graduation luncheon-rehearsal-ceremonies are Friday (which all happen after I teach from 7:45 until noon)... Read more

New Personal Best

Saturday, May 17, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday, at my session with my personal trainer, I did something I haven't done since I was a child. I did box jumps! Granted, the box was only 6 inches tall, but , for a person who hasn't been able to jump on anything for 30+ years! a 6" box ... Read more

Relinquishing Control So I Can Grow

Wednesday, May 14, 2014      3 comments

I find I reach points in my life where I catch myself being an observer rather and being a true participant. These times are usually infrequent and are generally characterized by a general level of subdued behavior, less inclination to laugh or ... Read more

Sinus Blues

Tuesday, April 22, 2014      4 comments

For the last week I have had a flaming sinus infection. I finally caved and went to my doctor and got the antibiotics I need to kill this dizzying monster. I had forgotten how debilitating a sinus infection could be. Given the nature of the anti... Read more


Saturday, April 19, 2014      2 comments

Sometimes life sneaks up on you and snacks you very hard in the face. It takes you by surprise, it makes you reel, and it comes out of nowhere! Memories are like that sometimes. Especially flashbacks of a time in your life that maybe wasn't so p... Read more

Growth Points are a Blessing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      2 comments

I am blessed to be learning something new every day, whether it be by way of meeting new people or by experiencing new situations. I have learned over time that, regardless of the nature of the learning (be it happy accident, sorrowful happensta... Read more

Bringing it home!

Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

Me before SparkPeople Next week it will be a year and 4 months that I began Deep Water Fitness Class and the one year anniversary of working once a week with my personal t... Read more

Wow, it has been a long time...

Monday, March 24, 2014      3 comments

I checked the mirror this morning and found the face of a perplexed woman staring back at me. I saw that I looked a wee bit confused and had to ask myself what was causing that look. Glancing down at my body, I noted that I was not carrying myse... Read more

Seeking the golden ring

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

I have had to spend some serious time reviewing what I am doing overall to see what I can tweak to reset my brain and I think I have found it. What I need is a new target. You see, my big goal was to surprise my family at Christmas with the... Read more

Trying to Right the Ship

Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

For me, Get Up Get Dirty (with warm-ups + activities) consisted of a total of 10 kettlebell swings, 10 body-weight squats, 10 sit-ups, and other assorted warm-ups plus 105 20lb kettlebell squats, 50 ring rows, 50 toes to bar, and 2800 m rowing. ... Read more


Friday, January 03, 2014      4 comments

I find myself in an unusual position (for me). The last month (especially) I have been on a sugar frenzy and have not had much control over my eating. I think it is a reaction to my success and is the appearance of some old self-defeating behavi... Read more

New Year!

Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

It's a new year filled with new possibilities to greet each day, fresh challenges that require meeting, and untold upcoming events that warrant attention. What's on my mind? More questions for which I have no answers (but will endeavor to find t... Read more


Tuesday, December 31, 2013      2 comments

Thinking both gratefully and wistfully about all that has occurred in the last 365 days that has made up the enigma that was 2013. I am so very blessed to have been through the plethora of experiences (both good and not-so-pleasant) that have be... Read more

Changes and Purging

Sunday, December 15, 2013      6 comments

I have been clearing my room for the last 2 days of all the things I can no longer wear. Today, that meant that there were an additional 14 full trash bags full of clothing that ranged in size from 54-56 down to size 12-14 that no longer fit me ... Read more

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