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A Week to Go!

Friday, December 19, 2014      17 comments

It's officially 8 days away. For all intents and purposes, let's call it a week. In one week, Mr. T and I will come full circle. I met this guy and loved him when we were 16 years old. Our 7 months together as a couple were filled with yout... Read more

Let the training begin!

Monday, October 27, 2014      14 comments

Had the striking realization tonight that my first 5k race is in 4.5 weeks. Yikes. I have never been lazier or more disgusting in my life. It is time to get myself in gear. First, I mapped out a really complicated schedule of Cross Trainin... Read more

Wedding Sneak Peek

Friday, October 10, 2014      19 comments

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Wedding Fever

Thursday, October 09, 2014      11 comments

Things are starting to get REAL over here, y'all! Came home today to find that our custom wedding bands that we ordered off of Etsy arrived! They came in these adorable little handmade boxes! Read more

Glutton For Punishment

Friday, October 03, 2014      13 comments

Apparently, I *am* a glutton for punishment, but not in the really fun and kinky way. Sorry to disappoint you. I guess I've more or less come to terms with the fact that I'm going to be getting married in December at this current weight a... Read more

Saturday Night

Saturday, September 27, 2014      10 comments

Saturday Night. Heaven. Some weekends, we explore the entire city and sip wine and watch live music and stay out late. Then, other weekends, we sleep the day away and... Read more

Blessings All Around!

Saturday, August 09, 2014      14 comments

The past month has been, hands down, THE most stressful of my entire life. We moved (which was wonderful, but it's also one of the most stressful things a person can go through) and RIGHT after that, this happened: Read more

Home, Sweet Home!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014      19 comments

Yes! THIS!!! Lord knows they NEED to see what a strong, intelligent, independent hard-working woman looks like...and I'll make damn sure that whomever they marry is ju... Read more

Little Swimmer & 4th of July Fun!!!!

Saturday, July 05, 2014      12 comments

Well, A achieved his goal and he and I swam an entire half mile alongside each other on Thursday. I was so proud of him! I could see that, after three days of swimming, his endurance was better and he was doing two full lengths and barely gettin... Read more

More Bonus Boy & Veggie Food Pics!

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      12 comments

Well, if you read yesterday's blog, you'll be wondering how A is doing with his "training". We went to the pool today and he and I swam laps together. He got his 15 lengths in (another 1/4 mile!) and I got my 30. We had so much fun together and ... Read more

My Stepson, The Hero!

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      14 comments

Had to pick up kids from Y Day Camp today and decided to let them swim for a bit. My goggles were broken, so no freestyle for me. emoticonRead more

Meeting the Family

Saturday, June 21, 2014      11 comments

Today, Todd took me for the first time to one of his extended family events, the annual Family Reunion. So, apparently they don't get together too often (only a few times a year), but when they do, EVERYONE goes and it's a BIG deal. So, as you c... Read more

A Foray Into Vegetarianism - Photos & Recipes!

Friday, June 20, 2014      10 comments

What a lovely response to my blog yesterday about the documentary, "Forks Over Knives", and Mr. T's & my decision to change our eating style to a plant-based, whole foods mentality! Since yesterday, I have learned (for those interested) th... Read more

Forks Over Knives - A Life Changing Movie Night

Thursday, June 19, 2014      17 comments

So, Mr. T and I had a Netflix movie night last Sunday and finally got around to watching the documentary, "Forks Over Knives". We have watched food documentaries befo... Read more

Says A Thousand Words

Sunday, June 08, 2014      13 comments

Summertime! Remember playing outside from early morning til after sunset, only running inside for moments at a time to grab Popsicles or gather up a little bit of air conditioning before flying back out the screen door? Yeah...neither do ou... Read more

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