Last year at this time I was committed to exercise 3x a week and a smarter eating plan. I looked and felt better than I had in many years. I got dow... Read more
Florida... Fun and food
Well, my 3 a week exercise streak was busted by a case of the flu, followed closely by a Spring Break trip with my high school senior (for about 8 more w... Read more
One of "Those" People
Did you ever go to the gym and see someone, usually on a recumbent bike; with a book or a puzzle or even "work." pedaling away with varying degrees of purpose as they focused on the paper at hand? I must admit, that until yesterday I looked dow... Read more
Keeping my three a week promise to myself. This past week was
Sunday after church at my gym,
Monday at the hotel gym w/ Claire (we were in Indianapolis on a college visit), Wednesday after church (the tough one) and
Today...1:45 of walking out... Read more
Here we are, now.
My precious people circa 2016.
Abby took us to a Red Wings hockey game as our Christmas gift!... Read more
In this latest incarnation of my journey to a fitter me, I have promised myself to exercise in some. Way a minimum of 3 days a week. Tonight kicked my butt.
I am proud to say, however, that though today included a unprepared 15 year old at... Read more
Florida on my Mind
Saturday is shaping up to be my big Spark day.
Last Saturday I was in Florida experiencing an absolutely PERFECT day. Sunny, 82 degrees, gorgeous blue s... Read more
Even more beautiful
Meet my little friend. He was very impressed with me today. I wore a dress in to school. This is an event in fall and spring, it is a minor miracle in the winter. He loved,my dress, he loved my boots, he loved my jewelry, he loved me. Funny bec... Read more
The Longest Week
What a week... I started, as all good life changers do, to track my food and exercise on Monday, the first Monday of January. I'm nothing if not original.
I go to work, which for me is teaching kindergarten in an urban public school, and t... Read more
Like Adele, I'm saying "hello" from the other side... other side of what I am not sure.
Here I am years later, much has changed, much has remained the same.
I am still a wife (now heading in toward year 22) a mom, now my kids almost 20, 17.5 a... Read more
For the Fans of Ashton from Last year.....
You may remember "Ashton", my little challenge from last year's kindergarten class. I just copied the blog I wrote about her, coincidentally (or maybe not) exactly a year ago and pasted it at the bottom of this blog. (can't figure out how to mak... Read more
Was that 12 days ago that I had a plan?
I am back in the saddle. Got kicked in the behind by a weird virus.
Very tired, felt feverish, but there was not. Some sniffles, lots of aches then cough. I am sure it was a combination of stuff the girls had, stuff the kindergartene... Read more
Oh where, Oh where has my little blog gone?
I wrote a blog last week about my current exercise plan.
In it I mentioned
Taking a suppliment I had researched and want to try.
It was up and received two comments in a matter of moments. The... Read more
That my friends is the word of this day. I am breathing easier, smiling more, more patient have a better sense of humor. Everything is just"more". Very odd how you can roll along think you are "fine". And on many levels I was "fine"Just not "goo... Read more
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That my friends is the word of the day. I have no more for you now... but to thank you for the thoughts and prayers....
Be back tomorrow. Must celebrate.
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