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Life is good . . . . and it's good because I'm healthy! Day 1,307 of my 10-minute exercise streak

Wednesday, May 27, 2015      12 comments

You've seen those t-shirts and various pieces of "whatever's" that claim that "Life is good" and show a picture of a stick figure biking or fishing or relaxing or something else that we all love to do - haven't you? Well, I feel that I coul... Read more

Graduation is complete - just the party to go

Thursday, May 21, 2015      9 comments

Many, many things have been going on this past couple of weeks. Like I've said previously, Sarah graduated from college last Saturday (the 9th) and then my youngest son, Kyle, graduated from High School this Monday night (the 18th). Read more

Busy week - exciting news

Friday, May 15, 2015      9 comments

I've had a pretty busy week - trying to get ready for Kyle's graduation (party) so I'm taking some time off of work. His graduation ceremony is this upcoming Monday evening. I don't have to go back to work until a week from Sunday and then it'... Read more

A nice Mother's Day for me

Sunday, May 10, 2015      12 comments

I had a blessed Mother's Day today. I enjoyed yesterday with my daughter, Sarah, as she graduated from college. She gave me a new pair of Under Armour capri running pants (yeah!) that I immediately put on when I got home AND wore them today, t... Read more

Inspirational . . . traditional . . . slightly sad . . . very happy

Saturday, May 09, 2015      7 comments

I'm sad today. For today I lost my good friend and exercise buddy! emoticon What! Read more

May is finally here - in all it's glory

Tuesday, May 05, 2015      12 comments

Time . . . just not enough of it to go around right now. May is a busy month for me this year. My daughter graduates from University of Nebraska Lincoln this Saturday. I am supposed to be working but I took this Friday, Saturday and Sunda... Read more

What's the cause . . . and what's the solution??

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      12 comments

I got out for a walk tonight after doing my HIIT exercises. I had to cut it shorter than I would have liked but work called my name ( emoticonRead more

Week 2 - day 4 of HIIT workouts

Saturday, April 25, 2015      7 comments

Today was my day 4 of week 2 of my 12-week PACE High-Intensity Interval Training. The workout this week was a little more intense than last week - as to be expected! I haven't done that much indoor cardio this winter - in fact, mostly just... Read more

Day 1,272 of my exercise streak and going strong!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      10 comments

Hubby and I went to a little get-together tonight for alumni of UNI (University of Northern Iowa). There have been emails over the years about things here and there in the Omaha area but it's never worked out that we could attend. Tonight was ... Read more

PACE workouts - also known as HIIT training

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      9 comments

Today was day 7 of my first week of my PACE workout, which is a HIIT workout video that I have. It is a 12 week program that consists of a daily 12 minute workout - 3 x 4 minute workouts per day. Each 4 minute workout is 8 x 30 second exercise... Read more

Happy 98th

Sunday, April 19, 2015      14 comments

Today we celebrated my mother-in-law's 98th birthday! She's doing pretty well and I think she enjoyed our visit. I think there were about 15 of us that were able to get together and have a little birthday cake (angel food with strawberries - Y... Read more

Nearly 1 week into my Bulletproof coffee test - going good!

Saturday, April 18, 2015      10 comments

I am still up in the air as far as the good or bad of Bulletproof coffee. I really like the taste of it and, now that I have advanced to full-strength Bulletproof I can really tell that it's keeping me satisfied until lunchtime. Definitely nic... Read more

Lifestyle changes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      14 comments

Well, I have started a new experiment as of yesterday (Sunday). We're supposed to try out new dietary theories while going through our year of schooling with IIN so we have a basis to fall back on if someone asks about our thoughts or possible ... Read more


Friday, April 10, 2015      10 comments

This week is the 2nd to the last of my classes for my health coaching! Gosh - it's really gone fast. I've learned so much and can't wait to put it all into practice. I worked today on my website and ordered my business cards so it really feel... Read more

Smart eating for Easter

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      8 comments

Easter dinner turned out yummy! Way too much food, but it was almost like batch cooking as we didn't have to do any cooking yesterday - just heating up leftovers. I did a good job of eating smart for the day, and I was definitely able to get i... Read more

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