Sleeping Beauty
Friday, June 05, 2009      0 comments

What a lady! Sleeps her life away and *muah!* her Prince Charming comes along, falls in love and they live happily ever after (well, once the witch is dead). Seems to me that beauty had more sense than we give her credit for. I enjoyed my f... Read more
Chasing the Former Me
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      1 comments

Well, as we are well into the Spring season and Summer is taunting with the ideas of pina coladas, bbqs, and laying in the sun I am running. Running is an activity I started a few years ago when a new job's location isolated me from my usual act... Read more
Lessons from a Lab
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      2 comments

Well, it has been some time since I have come here and noted what I am doing and how I am doing it. It seems I only pop in here to note big changes, and there has been a very significant shift in my perspective...and it is all because of my Labr... Read more
I am...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      0 comments

I am very good at: baking, smiling, talking, running, dancing, thinking, caring, pausing when I need to take a breath, motivating others, planning, organizing, dreaming, creating art, writing (well, sort of!), laughing, relaxing, skiing, ta... Read more
Thinking before we eat
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      0 comments

I wonder if we all paused to consider just how much food we waste, would we change how we eat? For example, on Saturday night, my husband called and said that he invited 7 people over for an impromtu BBQ--they were brining something for the gril... Read more
Cardio, beautiful cardio...
Monday, January 28, 2008      1 comments

So, the workout continued. Not so dramatic as the first workout (I re-read it today almost in shame!), but Wednesday went well other than not having a step and Friday didn't happen at all. I didn't feel well this morning and decided to concentra... Read more
Day 1 -- Respecting the Shape I'm in...
Tuesday, January 22, 2008      0 comments

Yesterday I began a new workout. The plan is to do suggested strength training exercises M-W-F and cardio 5 days. Here's what happened... 6 a.m. the alarm goes off and I am sure that this new plan is going to fail. Not only am I still tir... Read more
Respecting 2008
Friday, January 04, 2008      0 comments

Respect is a strange word. In the minds of most, it conjurs up ideas of authority figures, elders, maybe professionals. But respect, in and of itself, exists within individual understanding. For the past year my understanding of respect had be... Read more
Tuesday's full of zest...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007      0 comments

Hmmmm, Mondays are typically my favorite day of the week...yet, I find myself rather fond of Tuesday today. It is a day with hopes and goals and potential. If I am happy about any one thing it is the clarity that I have gained by realizing that ... Read more
The House...
Thursday, November 22, 2007      0 comments

So, there's this house my husband and I are building...It is a lovely home, our first actually, and it has become such a huge (and stressful) addition to our lives that I dont' even know what I thought about prior to this experience. People say ... Read more