Monthly 5k, 4th and 5th complete
I did run a 5k last month, I just forgot to blog about it. I ran in the morning, April 22 and that evening my gall bladder decided to be very angry and ... Read more
5k's through July
Yay! I am signed up for 5k's through July. I ran January, February, and March already
I am running Ap... Read more
2 months until taking 18 kids to Europe
I love these trips! I adore taking high school students out of the country! These students live in small towns and some of them ride the over 60 miles to the school. Watching them realize how much more there is to the world than sphere they l... Read more
Monthly 5k, third of 12 complete
My husband is driving me home from my March 5k- Everybody's Irish 5k in Minneapolis. We have a 3.5 hours drive home, so I am getting my spark fix while I am forced to sit still anyway. The temperature wasn't bad- almost 30 degrees! The wind wa... Read more
Unexpected day off :-)
Today, I did not have to go to work. The student I provide services for was not coming to school, so I got to cash in a sick day, stay home, and get paid to do it. I slept in, conquered a deep cleaning of kitchen- including the oven, washed ru... Read more
Monthly 5k, second of 12 complete
I have been so unbelievably ill, this is the soonest I have found energy enough to sit down and write this blog. My apologies for whining, I just still feel like poo. I am so thankful that the antibiotics are starting to kick in!
Last Sat... Read more
Monthly 5k, first of 12 complete
I made a goal for myself this year: to participate in a 5k each month. January is completed! I did the Freeze Your Gizzard Blizzard 5k yesterday. It... Read more
Trying to take things one day at a time
I am officially back on track for about 5 days now and feeling good about it. I am taking it a bit slower this time around, hoping to build habits and not burn out. Currently, my fitness goal is to get 5 miles each day which is just under 11,0... Read more
I am overjoyed that those I love have found their "person" and have reached the point of lifelong commitment! I am a sucker for weddings!
I apparently also decide my goals no longer matter at weddings. I even pre-planned and packed a coo... Read more
We bought a treadmill!
I have been thinking about it for a while and had a really hard time justifying it since we bought an elliptical machine 2 years ago and it works great. The thing is, I can't read while on the elliptical! I will still use the elliptical daily ... Read more
Cardio. Loving it?
I was reminded again today that I really do love my cardio. Definitely not before I do it and sometimes not during. Some days I even love it during, but I always, ALWAYS love it after!
I love the feeling of accomplishment and success. I love ... Read more
Tried meal prepping- not for us!
My husband and I tried out the meal prepping trend that is going on right now. I very concrete, loud vote is NO! We will not be doing it again. I made the roasted veggies and he grilled chicken, we put them in containers and have been eating ... Read more
starting over again
As I find myself staring into my closet not being able to wear most of my clothes, I am sad. Sad because I am back here again. It is time to refocus my attention on my health. I have lots of excuses/reasons for why I am here, but the importan... Read more
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Copycat panera strawberry poppyseed salad
I am in love with panera's poppyseed salad! Lots of fresh greens, 4 kinds of fruit, and chicken. I choose to leave of the pecans because I just don't care for them. With the help of my dear frien Pinterest, I found a copycat recipe that I cann... Read more