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The injustice of "just"

Monday, October 20, 2014      8 comments

When I am saying just, I am not talking about "fair" I am talking about the descriptor that diminishes your accomplishments. My sister and I went to the Waddell and Reed Kansas City Marathon Saturday. We weren't doing the full marathon. ... Read more

But because I do...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      7 comments

There used to be a Weight Watchers commercial where Jennifer Hudson said, it's not that I never eat cheese pizza but because I do." (Or something like that) We had a party last night to celebrate the release of my sister in law's book--Beyond ... Read more

The happiest 5k on the Planet

Monday, September 15, 2014      7 comments

I know - it's the slogan, but the Color Run really was fun and happy. The traffic and parking were bad- I didn't know there would be 10,000 paricipants! It was crazy. I got there and actually ran into my college son. I got my swag and gave ... Read more

Yeah, I know... (Catching up on prechallenge homework)

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      6 comments

(I really don't expect anyone to plow through this emoticon ) Once again, I have let myself slide between cha... Read more

Hidden Holidays

Wednesday, August 20, 2014      6 comments

Read an interesting artical about "hidden holidays". We all plan and are thoughtful for Thanksgiving and Christmas. In the summer, tho, the holidays are more subtle -- weddings, picnics, grad parties, even just enjoying the long evenings with ... Read more

Flutopia

Tuesday, July 29, 2014      5 comments

The Flutopia institute is flautists working to improve the world. Saturday was their 5k. It was very different and fun. It was misty to start- the chalk drawings on the si... Read more

Cornucopia-with Flutopia

Saturday, July 19, 2014      6 comments

I've had a bunch of mini blogs in my head this week, so here goes. Flutopia is the 5K race next weekend. It's in nearby State College PA -- along the 3.1 miles, they have musicians (including flautists) to serenade you. It supports Doctor... Read more

Why do they call it comfort food?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      11 comments

Which are more comfortable? Meeting your calorie range or putting bad food in your mouth mindlessly? Wearing clothes that are not tight or eating a whole box of Mac and Cheese? Feeling in control or snacking on a thick PB &J Meeting y... Read more

Dani Girl

Saturday, July 12, 2014      5 comments

Dani Girl is the musical I'm working on this week. (Doing props, not singing or acting) The musical focuses on a 9 year old girl who is dying from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. I know. It is hard to believe they sing and you laugh even thoug... Read more

PB vs GT vsDLBF vs DNF vx DNS

Friday, July 04, 2014      4 comments

The 40th anniversary YMCA 4th of July race was this AM. It was wonderfully cool (60). I did the 5K course which is technically a run (the walk is 2 miles) but it's a much more fun course. One girl who jogged up to me around 3/4 mile said "Yo... Read more

The Wisdom of Ted

Sunday, June 15, 2014      6 comments

I went to school with a wonderful man named Ted who said one day 20 years ago "Never tie your self esteem to a number - high or low." I had to think of that today. I was excited last week to walk into a store, pick up a pair of size 16 je... Read more

The Hole

Sunday, June 15, 2014      1 comments

This is an old AA story-- A man was not paying attention and found himself at the bottom of a hole. He realized that he wanted to get out of the hole but he knew he needed help. Along came a doctor who threw some pills to him. Along came... Read more

With thanks to Michael Fry

Saturday, June 14, 2014      5 comments

Have a great Saturday!... Read more

Like riding a bike

Sunday, June 08, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday, I was nominated to get breakfast for the office. I ate a healthy breakfast at home. Usually I do not eat anything at the office because it's never good food-- I bought a small fruit tray 2 weeks ago and threw it away yeaterday 90% f... Read more

The picture in the dictionary by "bad day"

Friday, May 30, 2014      6 comments

That was me yesterday. Life is swirling down the drain lately. Just feel overwhelmed. When I got home tonight, exhausted, frustrated, crying, hopeless, I didn't go exercise tho that might have helped. I did however jump(is that exercise?) on... Read more


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