I am proud to be a failure!
Friday, March 25, 2011      3 comments

Did you know: Albert Einstein was 4 years old before he could talk... Ludwig von Beethoven's music teacher said he would be hopeless if he tried to write music... Thomas Edison's teachers told him he was too stupid to learn anythi... Read more
The Tale of the Girl Who Hated to Exercise, Part II
Thursday, March 10, 2011      1 comments

One of my favorite books is The Hobbit by J. S. Tolkien. The main character Bilbo Baggins says something that has resonated with me and especially my journey to become a runner. He says, "It’s a dangerous business going out of your door. You s... Read more
The tale of the girl who hated exercise, especially running. Part I
Thursday, March 03, 2011      2 comments

Once upon a time, in a kingdom far away... No! No! No! That's the wrong story!!! My story goes like this... not so long ago, in a place not far from here there was a girl who was stuck. She had worked very hard to lose 100 lbs and w... Read more
Making bread the semi-old fashioned way...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

Alright, this might sound gross to some of you but I bought a bread machine at Goodwill for less than $10 on Sunday. I cleaned it well and did a little research on how to use it (my machine did not come with instructions or a manual but I was a... Read more
My body is not the "enemy."
Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

I was reading through the backlog of emails I got this weekend and I was really struck by one line from a Sparkpeople email. It said "Your body is not an enemy to be beaten and starved into submission." How often do I treat my body like a host... Read more