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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lessons Learned From Nature
Monday, October 02, 2017      58 comments

I have blogged about this before, after doing a Jessica Smith Walk and Talk video, and I find the lessons are sticking with me. This would make my elementary school teachers very happy, I'm finally applying lessons learned. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I PRd A Half Marathon
Sunday, September 24, 2017      41 comments

Wait, give me a second, I have to read that again. I can't believe I am typing that. Me! I.... PRd..... at..... the...... Chicago....Half.....Marathon! ... Read more
Productive Day!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      15 comments

And it's only Wednesday! My daughter and her boyfriend are in their new apartment in Florida after evacuating to North Carolina, three days after moving down there when Hurricane Irma got close. Last night I spent a few hours comparing... Read more
Happy Scooby Doo day
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      19 comments

Scooby-Doo cartoon debuted on this day in 1969, one of my favorite cartoons to watch when I was little. I came across an on-line BuzzFeed article about lessons learned from the Scooby-Doo show. I found a few that pertain to me lately... ... Read more
Keep Swimming
Monday, September 04, 2017      19 comments

I made it through the goodbyes and almost done with the long holiday weekend. What do you do when you're going through a rough time? You "lean into it" as Chris Pine said in the movie People Like Us. Whatever IT is, you you were there for it. ... Read more
Sunday Reflections
Sunday, August 27, 2017      13 comments

The end of the work week, Friday afternoon energy zap. No desire for a Friday evening motorcycle ride with DH and others but I went. My daughter's impending move (five more days now) has sucked the air out of me but I can't curl up in a ba... Read more
Bruno/Memorial/Going Away
Monday, August 21, 2017      15 comments

Okay, that was my weekend. And we're done here. emoticon I took Friday off work and did my homemade b... Read more
My Persevering Workout
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      19 comments

Perseverance is defined as "continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success". That has been the theme of the day for the last several days since I found out my daughter's live-in boyfri... Read more
A Day Of Observations
Thursday, August 03, 2017      12 comments

I had to venture into downtown Chicago yesterday for work. I love visiting the city but always happy to get back to the burbs where I feel a little more relaxed. I’m a people watcher, I love to watch people of all races, shapes and sizes, w... Read more
Sunshine On My Shoulders
Saturday, July 29, 2017      24 comments

I woke up today when I heard DH getting ready for work at 5am, ugh! I got up knowing I wanted to get out early and get my 8-mile run done but I fell back asleep when he left. I don't snooze or nap well. I woke up at 6:30 grumpy and very hu... Read more
Weekend Nurturing
Monday, July 24, 2017      18 comments

Feeling refreshed this Monday morning after a recharging, nurturing weekend. Friday, I visited my friend's daughter who is home recovering from her proactive double mastectomy and reconstruction surgery. After a few young women in her famil... Read more
It's All Right
Thursday, July 20, 2017      41 comments

I have Huey Lewis & The News in my head this afternoon..
rw-46UCoZcU "say it's alright have a good time cause it's alright whoa it's alright" I'm happy to say I'm alright. Some of ... Read more
Building My Own Boot Camp
Monday, July 10, 2017      41 comments

I left Orange Theory Fitness a few months ago because their class schedule did not work well with my work schedule. I REALLY miss that workout. I always walked out of there feeling like I could conquer the world. I've read enough articles t... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What Are Your Limitations
Wednesday, July 05, 2017      55 comments

Limitations - defined on as “limiting conditions; restrictive weakness; lack of capacity; inability or handicap" Some of us have health issues that limit mobility, limit energy levels and muscle mass. Our height and weight ca... Read more
Yoga Outdoors
Sunday, July 02, 2017      24 comments

On my One Day Challenge team, I posted a challenge from some Sunday self-care tips. I incorporated a couple this morning... go cloud watching and mix up your routine. I ignored my feelings of self-consciousness and to... Read more

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