I swam 3 times this week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. It feels like my body is finally starting to get the hang of swimming. I'm learning to really kick from the hip more (though I haven't been able to integrate that in with arm strokes yet... Read more
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I'm finding Raylinstephen's blog today to be sparking some really good conversation and thought I'd share it here.... Read more
I made hummus this morning. Or not, depending on if you want to be proper. I took a pound of cooked garbanzos and blended them with a cup of homemade salsa, the juice of a lemon, a little more cilantro and salt and pepper to taste. I'm calling i... Read more
Goals for this year:
2 sprint triathlons (first one will be June 11, need to put money down on this, and still need to choose a 2nd tri)
start a vegetable garden
run a 5k with my son
Happy new year!... Read more
Sunday I had a vertebrate pop violently out of alignment. I was able to see my chiropractor the next day thankfully and we got it back in place. Last night while I was settling for sleep, just lying comfy in my bed, that vertebrate and a couple ... Read more
Because I plan to keep running through the winter season, I bought some sleeves today -- the ones you wear at the start of your run, and should you warm up enough you can pull off and tuck some place (still TBD) on your body? There were a choice... Read more
Since 2008 (which also marks the start of my weight loss/emotional recovery journey), I've taken a word to inspire the year.
2008 was "fearless" which I also wrote as "fear less." It was my year to address my fears and to start learning pat... Read more
I'm planning to do my first sprint triathlon next year. My trainer told me that I'd be going out of my comfort zone for this, and I agreed. I hit one of those moments on Wednesday.
My husband and I went to the bike store because my bike is ... Read more
I picked up special cookies to bring to the celebration for my parents' 50th anniversary this week. Since I picked up the cookies at a more convenient location for the baker, she gave me a goodie bag with a gingerbread snowflake and a bar of ch... Read more
I like reading healthy food and fitness blogs. OhSheGlows.com and healthytippingpoint.com are my faves curently. They've influenced my breakfast. I learned about overnight oatmeal from them which I enjoyed for quite a while. There are overnight ... Read more
My eating hasn't been that consistent since September. I got sick, I hosted a very large event that took weeks of prep, etc. And I still haven't put back my habits yet.
This morning as I was getting dressed I thought "I need that Magic Snap... Read more
So today I decided was the day to start doing some lap swimming. I haven't done that since college, roughly 25 years ago. Getting ready took forever. I knew I needed my swimsuit, goggles and a towel. Goggles weren't as easy as I thought they'd b... Read more
Normally my husband and I go for a Wednesday morning hike, but he told me last night he was having some foot issues and needed to give his feet room for recovery. Then I remembered that I have a couple friends who swim regularly Wednesday mornin... Read more