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Have you ever done something to make yourself cry?

Sunday, May 31, 2015      3 comments

Every once in a while I just need a good cry. It releases stress. It clears out the sinuses. It can even lull one into a deep sleep. With great anticipation I await my "good cry." I have a few more days until the crying sets in - I have sch... Read more

The Color Run SHINE

Saturday, May 30, 2015      1 comments

I ran in the Color Run last year. It was in October. It was raining and just over 30 degrees Fahrenheit. So, I thought, "let's do that again!" Thank goodness this time it was in May. Today I ran in the Color Run and it was sun-shiny, just u... Read more

Living Again

Saturday, April 18, 2015      4 comments

For those who know me, you know how close my mommy and I were. After her death I found it hard to have "fun" without a sense of guilt. I know she would want me to enjoy my life and keep doing things we used to do together even though she only ... Read more

Creating a habit

Monday, February 16, 2015      1 comments

I have been told it only takes a few weeks to create a habit. So, I am now putting that theory to the test. You might ask what habit am I trying to create. Well, many in one fell swoop - moving, eating, and sleeping everyday. So here it goes... Read more

New "friends"

Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

Well, it has been just over a year since my mommy, whom I was living with and caring for, has died. It may seem like a long time, but I am just now pulling my life together. Both my maternal grandmother and my Mommy died of colorectal cancer. ... Read more

I've hit a new low - NEED HELP

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      4 comments

Who hasn't heard "If you see there is a problem, you're half way to recovery?" I know there is a problem. . .and each day it seems worse. Some of you know my mommy died in October 2013. Some days it seems forever ago, but recently it wei... Read more

I fit in the seat!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      2 comments

Mom and I are kids at heart. We have been excited to see the World of Harry Potter at Universal since it opened last spring. We just got back from a week long trip in Florida ending in Orlando. The pumpkin juice was really good - kind of lik... Read more

Get me out of my blues!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013      1 comments

I was running last year averaging 2 miles three days a week. And then. . . I took it easy and rested. Then . . . Read more

My Fitbit and Calorie Whoas

Tuesday, February 19, 2013      2 comments

I wonder just how many calories do I burn at night? I reach my goal of burning X amount of calories that my fitbit says to burn, but then the next day I'm under calories for previous day - what's up with that? For those of you not familiar... Read more

Never stop learning.

Monday, February 11, 2013      0 comments

I am 42yo and about to start a college course through Coursera - Introductory to Applied Physiology. If you spend time online anyway, here is a great way to enhance yourself. If you have not heard of Coursera it is a FREE site where one may t... Read more

I can do anything for 30 seconds!

Monday, February 04, 2013      1 comments

I've been trying to jog going on 10 months. I start and stop injure my knee, calf, ankle, or heel. Rest and start again. However, I just haven't felt like I was getting anywhere. Enough is enough! I've started a new program (3 weeks ago... Read more

Bored with your exercise routine?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments

I get bored easily with an exercise routine. Therefore, I've created a game out of it. I was always a index card junkie in school - you'll soon understand. With the help from SparkPeople I downloaded some images of my favorite exerci... Read more