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Personal Training, not what I thought

Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

I work at the Y. They hired a new person in fitness. She passed her certification for personal training. And, because I have been such an avid fitness freak, the director of fitness asked me to allow her to train me for 3 half hour sessions, ... Read more

I was shocked I tell ya. Shocked.

Sunday, March 30, 2014      4 comments

I got up early on a Saturday after 3 months of being accountable. After 3 months of trying to eat better, drink tons of water, and workout nearly every day of the week. I was prepared to hear the results, I felt they would not be good ... Read more

How do you keep from over-eating?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      2 comments

I do not want to beat myself up. But I do want to have a stern talk with myself. I'm moving my body more. I am challenging myself with every workout. I am sweating! The exercise component is coming along quite well. I even , dare I... Read more

shin splints and complaining

Thursday, March 13, 2014      2 comments

I have shin splints. I am NOT complaining. I got advice and I am walking this week instead of running. I will get back to running. I'm a huge complainer! I got into this very bad habit at work. everyone complains at my wo... Read more

Overkill, what is the right balance

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      3 comments

I am that "all or nothing" personality. I know it. I acknowledge it. I try to fight it. But it is hard to find the right balance between doing nothing or doing everything. Nothing ever feels like it is enough. I am sore tod... Read more

Favorite mug Sunday

Sunday, February 23, 2014      1 comments

I have a favorite coffee mug. I purchased it while on vacation in Ontario, Canada. It is hand-made, and perfect for my hand. I love it! I use it on my most slow mornings. I savor the flavor of my coffee. I do not rush. It makes me smi... Read more

Oh No Missy! You're not going there.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday was HARD! I did not get enough sleep (weird job schedule). I went to the gym after my whopping 2 hours of early morning work (told you, weird work schedule, plus I closed the night before). At the gym, I was to "crosstra... Read more

OMG! OMG! OMG! I did it! I did it! I did it!

Monday, February 17, 2014      11 comments

And guess what? I think I'm gonna do it again! Be excited for me. I completed my first ever interval walk/jog training this morning! I was scared. (of shin splints) I was feeling uncoordinated and intimidated by the treadmi... Read more

I'm cold! Why that's a good thing...

Sunday, February 16, 2014      3 comments

I am chronically HOT! All the time. Or, so it seems. I've dropped 10 pounds and suddenly, I'm cold. Like, all the time. I believe it means my body is changing. Adjusting. ANd pushing me to move even more! Moving more would m... Read more

When was the last time you...

Friday, February 14, 2014      0 comments

experienced serendipity? You know, finding something you didn't even know you were looking for... I found something today. I told myself I had to switch up my cardio routine. Try something different. So I decided that instead of... Read more

How have you gotten over a broken heart?

Monday, February 03, 2014      4 comments

I made the choice to end the realtionship. It was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. I sobbed when I told him I just couldn't do it anymore. I have sobbed since for the loss of "what could have/should have been." ... Read more

Chocolate, beer and love

Saturday, February 01, 2014      1 comments

I registered for my first competition. It is a 2.5 mile Beer Run for charity. My second registration is coming up. It is for the Chocolate Run. It is a 5K. The chocolate run is actually the first one I will execute. It is in March.... Read more

Take this! "I don't wannas."

Friday, January 31, 2014      1 comments

I don't wanna: get up, make coffee, drive the kid to school, workout. I don't wanna: Be fat, be lumpy, have no energy, feel sorry for myself, feel stuffed, whine. So I got up. I made coffee and breakfast. I drove the kid to... Read more

Explorations of Opportunity

Thursday, January 30, 2014      1 comments

I came home from work tonight to a very distraught daughter. She stood up for something she believed in and got banned from a web site she very much enjoys. She and I had a good talk. And she feels bad that she got banned. And she was fe... Read more

Is is best to be Right all the time?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      8 comments

Why do I have a need to be RIGHT? All. The. Time. I mean, is it really important that I take it upon myself to teach someone else proper English? Or, explain how telling me when you are NOT available is NOT exactly the same as indic... Read more


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