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Furry Little Cheater
Friday, March 25, 2011      18 comments

This is a fun little tidbit (quite literally) for your day. I keep my scale in the kitchen because it's the hardest and most even floor in my apartment (and quite the deterrent from another trip to the fridge at night since I literally have... Read more
Does Going to Church Make You Fat?
Thursday, March 24, 2011      7 comments

An interesting article in the Tribune today: featuresblogs.chicagotri
e_you_fat.html My family always went to church when I w... Read more
My Burlesque Name
Saturday, March 19, 2011      5 comments

I know - I've been MIA for a while now. Having trouble coming up with good blog ideas, quite honestly. Things have really picked up at work, I'm back to having hardly any nights to myself, and I'm about to take on another show - rehearsals sta... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts P.S. I Used To Look Like This
Friday, March 04, 2011      69 comments

I felt it was high time for a blog like this today. I've been a bit down lately because I feel like things have slowed down (of my own accord) and I'm just SO ready for spring. So this is a pick-me-up blog that just further justifies the ABSOL... Read more
My Own "Runner's World" Quote of the Day
Friday, February 25, 2011      13 comments

I subscribe to the "Daily Kick In The Butt" emails from Runner's World. Every morning they send me a quote said by someone famous who runs. Sometimes the quotes really are motivational and prod me to get out of bed rather than roll over and go... Read more
The Body-Mind Connection
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      9 comments

As I commented to a fellow Spark friend this week when she inquired about how I was feeling after my last downer of a blog: I always love writing rant blogs on Wednesday nights about my frustrations and how I'm feeling like the whole world is co... Read more
Rough Go
Thursday, February 17, 2011      11 comments

No doubt about it, I've been having a really rough go of it lately. I can't seem to put my finger on what exactly is wrong, since it seems like everything is wrong, and yet, nothing is wrong. I don't know if I've reached a point of such deep i... Read more
It's Not All In My Head!
Sunday, February 13, 2011      13 comments

A very welcome email from my doctor this morning - my Vitamin D is definitely LOW and she has prescribed an additional 1000 IU a day for me with more calcium. On Friday after my appointment, I had already decided myself to start taking 400 ... Read more
Now THAT'S Impressive!
Sunday, February 06, 2011      15 comments

I was a lazy bum yesterday. Opening Night of my show on Friday night meant we partied until 6AM! Needless to say, I did not make it to my 9:30am Zumba class on Saturday morning. I didn't move off the couch all day. I didn't shower. I didn't... Read more
Shoveling the "Chicago Snowpocalypse 2011" (video blog)
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      19 comments

You can ask my brothers (who were usually the ones responsible) but I don't think I've ever shoveled a day in my life. What can I say - I got bored sitting at home and I needed to get some exercise today :) Also - I LOVE SNOW! It's the Canadi... Read more
My Bad Ass Just Got Whooped
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      12 comments

I didn't run this morning. Last night on Facebook I was all like "I don't care how much snow we get tomorrow, I'm going to run anyway." Well, the bed beat me again this morning and I stayed tucked in late enough that I should have just taken a... Read more
Coffee Makes Me Run Like A Crazy Person
Sunday, January 30, 2011      14 comments

I don't usually run on Sundays. I don't usually drink coffee. Today I did both. Since I skipped my regular Friday long run and subbed in walking 2.5 miles to work instead, I was actually really craving a run today (Ok, maybe it's not the ... Read more
Thursday, January 20, 2011      17 comments

I've been having a lot of problems lately with obligations. You see, there are two different kinds of obligations - those that you agree to (dinner with a friend, showing up at work every day, scheduling a morning run or an evening zumba class,... Read more
An Apology to My Chiropractor
Monday, January 17, 2011      12 comments

So I walked home tonight. Remind me not to do that again after a bout of freezing rain. In a 45 minute walk home I slipped and caught myself more times than I can count (throwing my back in about 100 different directions - and after I JUST had... Read more
75 Pounds and 7 Bags of Clothes
Saturday, January 15, 2011      25 comments

Here's what 75 pounds of weight loss looks like: And that's not all of it! I have already sent over 10 bags and boxes of items to Sparkfriends and local charities ov... Read more

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