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National Doughnut Day. . .Really?

Friday, June 05, 2015      3 comments

National Doughnut Day is celebrated in the United States. This happens on the first Friday of June each year following the original Doughnut Day created by The Salvation Army. Back in 1938 the Salvation Army wanted to find a way to honor the m... Read more

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      3 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


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