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Taking a break or breaking???
Thursday, October 28, 2010      2 comments

I've been away from SP for a few months now. I've been dealing with family illnesses and juggling care-giving, my business and my own families needs. Not a small task. Mostly my time's been taken up with my ill sister and my recovering MIL, who'... Read more
High on Life
Monday, July 12, 2010      0 comments

Interesting thought . . . many people hold their breath or breathe very shallowly because they don't want to take in new ideas. It's a survival trick our bodies have to still ourselves in times of danger. It's also a learned behavior that says, ... Read more
rock and roll and bedpans
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

My coach, two of my running group and me before the start Running on 1-90 ... Read more
Green River Marathon
Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

My marathon training group was using this venue for our longest run yet, 22 miles. But in my head, I really wanted to finish it up because looking over the course map, the best part was the last 4 miles or so, running along Alki in West Seattle.... Read more
long on feelings and short on words
Thursday, May 27, 2010      1 comments

I've been doing a lot of reading lately and given myself much "food for thought" to digest. Mostly it has been to do with self-awareness, goal-setting and living to my highest potential. I've also been meditating daily for the past several month... Read more
Running my first race
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

Elizabeth and I at the finish! I think I picked an excellent first race to sign up for. I've been training to run the rock and roll marathon in Seattle in June. But my c... Read more
fuel the fire
Saturday, April 17, 2010      3 comments

We all learned in high school chemistry that combustion requires two things, fuel and oxygen to burn. When you apply this thought to the metabolism, it makes all kinds of sense. Here's why: Oxygen is needed for metabolism to work efficientl... Read more
opal eyes
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      2 comments

One of the takeaways from seeing a hypnotherapist with my husband has been several meditation/self-hypnosis cds that we listen to sometimes in the evening. For some reason, this morning I didn't really feel like working out. That's unusual for m... Read more
thyroid musings
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      4 comments

I've had thyroid issues for over 10 years, but it wasn't until I took my health into my own hands a few years back that I really got serious about managing my diet and exercise choices in hopes of improving my health, including maintaining and s... Read more
Don't judge yourself
Friday, March 19, 2010      3 comments

For the past few months, I've been sitting in on some therapy with my husband, taking notes and commenting when asked to. It's been a huge learning experience for me and I'm thankful for the chance to experience it, even though I wish he didn't ... Read more
Friday, March 12, 2010      1 comments

I always try to update my status here on Spark with something I feel grateful for, because I want to be aware of those things in my life that are blessings, and document th... Read more
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      3 comments

I saw a reference to an online video on dotslady's sparkpage about Jerry Brunetti and his ideas about food as medicine to heal inflammation diseases such as cancer. Definitely worth watching, so I'll share the link here: www.nuganics.c... Read more
Olympics addict
Sunday, February 21, 2010      2 comments

I rarely watch TV. At most, a movie on the weekend with my husband. But this past week I've been caught offguard. I admit it. I'm addicted to watching the Olympics. And this is really cramping my style! I'm staying up too late every night watchi... Read more
50 things about me . . .
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      2 comments

Saw this on several other blogs and thought it was fun . . . 1. What time did you get up this morning? 6am Meditation . . . 7am Work out . . . 8:30am Bath . . . 10am At my desk. 2. How do you like your steak? Organic and grass fed (an... Read more
How far will I go?
Sunday, February 07, 2010      1 comments

I finally got my Vibram five-finger KSOs in the mail on Friday! These are a sports "shoe" that runners use to simulate barefoot running. The idea behind it is that our feet w... Read more

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