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“Patience and perseverance ..."

Friday, October 24, 2014      16 comments

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” John Quincy Adams I’ll admit it—the reason I initially star... Read more

Finding my joy

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      12 comments
GXoZLPSw8U8 I can't seem to get enough of this song. Every time I hear it, I stop what I'm doing and listen to the words. They seem to define me...or maybe used to. You see, this summer I br... Read more

Run for the ROC

Monday, September 29, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday, I participated in the Run for the ROC 5K, a fundraiser for a local radiation/oncology center. I’ve done this race before and it’s always fun. It takes place on the grounds of the historic Saratoga Race Course, and it’s a unique opport... Read more

Can't stop reliving the memories

Friday, August 15, 2014      9 comments

Tomorrow will be the fourth anniversary of the passing of my girl, Sadie. I miss her so much.
al.asp?blog_id=3566505 I have promised myself to keep moving forwa... Read more

I can SO do this!

Monday, August 11, 2014      6 comments

Maybe it was last night's Supermoon...maybe all the planets were in alignment or maybe my feet were just my friends today, but I realized that I indeed can do it. My lunchtime run consisted of two miles of all running, no walking, which is a fir... Read more

Maybe I just can’t do this

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      14 comments

I had another rough run today. I can’t seem to run without getting blisters, my breasts still hurt from the mammogram injuries, the humidity really got to me, and even my stupid electronic gadgets malfunctioned. I came back with my head down in ... Read more

Yesterday was a difficult day

Thursday, July 24, 2014      16 comments

I haven't blogged about this, but I think it's time, mostly to get the thoughts out for me. My best friend is very ill. She has Frontaltemporal Lobe Dementia. She was 53 years old when she was first diagnosed. It is breaking my heart to wa... Read more

Silks & Satins 5K Run - Recap

Monday, July 21, 2014      8 comments

Sorry for the delay in this blog. I have been totally wiped out and not doing much. The weather was just perfect for the race. I was up with the sun because it was an early start, and I wanted to get there early to take pictures of the hor... Read more

Trying to find my sparkle

Thursday, July 17, 2014      15 comments

I started my day on such a high note. While I was walking Jasper before work this morning, a nice man that waits at a bus stop we pass by told me that I always look so pretty. It really made my day (and made me blush). It was the complete opposi... Read more

Shameless plug for a very good cause

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      10 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, this Saturday, I am running in the annual Silks & Satins 5K to benefit Special Olympics. I'm running the race in honor of my 13 year old nephew Reid who has Down Syndrome and is a proud participant in Special Olympics e... Read more

Developing a thick skin...revisited

Monday, July 14, 2014      11 comments

As indicated in my previous blog, I was feeling pretty good about myself this morning. My doctor was impressed with my weight loss, blood pressure, overall health. What's not to be happy about, right? Right before lunch, a coworker whom I h... Read more

Aced my doctor's appointment!

Monday, July 14, 2014      7 comments

This morning I had a physical with my primary care provider. I went in very nervous because he has been concerned about my blood pressure, which is usually fine at home, but always high when I'm in his office. The nurse came in to do my vi... Read more

Developing a thick skin

Friday, July 11, 2014      17 comments

Lately I’ve had coworkers comment about my working out during my lunch break. They say they couldn’t do it. My interpretation of these comments is “Wow, you’re so sweaty when you come back…” Yep, I work out; yep, I get sweaty. I completely... Read more

Body Image Mirror Project

Thursday, July 03, 2014      15 comments

I struggle with my body image. Despite my weight loss, when I look in a mirror, I still see my overweight self. Maybe not as big as this girl But I still see so... Read more

Personal Best

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      10 comments

This morning, Jasper and I headed out at 6:30 am for our morning walk. I grabbed the camera because there was a spot on my 6 mile route where I wanted to take some early morning pics. Along the way we passed our favorite barn, and the morn... Read more

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