Refreshing Run
Monday, November 26, 2012      5 comments

Getting back into the swing of things.... It has been an emotional roller coaster the past couple of weeks. My father-in-law took his last breath on Friday, November 16. He was surrounded by family when they took the tube out. And for th... Read more
Thursday, November 15, 2012      10 comments

I haven't been very sparky lately and it is because I am in a depressed funk right now. We made the decision last night to turn off the ventilator and remove the tube for my father-in-law. It will happen tomorrow morning. So tonight my hubby ... Read more
Falling apart....
Friday, November 09, 2012      14 comments

This week has been a tough week. On Monday my mother-in-law signed a DNR for my father-in-law. His heart is still doing good but his body is giving up. My hubby had a family meeting yesterday at the hospital and the results were expecte... Read more
October Review / November Goals
Monday, November 05, 2012      4 comments

Is it just me or did October just fly by like how the rest of this year has been going. Geez..... It felt like our fall was cut really short and now we are preparing for winter and the "S" word. Snow..... Well here is how I did in Octob... Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      12 comments

Optimism... it can go a long way! I have a very optimistic frame of mind. I like being positive over being negative. Who likes to be negative all the time right?!?!? Well my optimism is starting to drain a little with my FIL's illnes... Read more
An effective yet different kind of strength training workout
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday my friend and I decided to change things up a bit in the weight room. We like doing that from time to time because it adds variety and keeps your body guessing. Here is what we did: You complete 6 sets of this workout using ... Read more
Hiking and Geocaching Adventure
Monday, October 22, 2012      8 comments

My kids had off from school on Thursday and Friday. Usually around this time of year we head up north for a mini vacation. This year though we decided to stick around home. Thursday was all dedicated to hiking and geocaching! The day... Read more
My little shadow....
Friday, October 12, 2012      11 comments

My little shadow is a bright and funny eight year old girl who wants to grow up to be just like her mommy. She has brown hair and brown eyes just like her mommy. She loves to sing and will often belt out songs on a whim just like her mommy. S... Read more
September Recap / October Goals
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      5 comments

September was a very busy month for us. With school starting back up and fall sports in full swing, we have been going and going kind of like the energizer bunny! Lets see how I did with my goals: ... Read more
Thoughts and a prayer request....
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      14 comments

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." -harriet beecher stowe I ... Read more
A little healthy challenge? Sure! It's on....
Thursday, September 27, 2012      9 comments

I have been getting a little depressed lately because it seems like my diet is out of control. I can do great with exercise... I actually have no problems there. (Sometimes I am doing a little too much if you know what I mean.) But when it co... Read more
A weekend of smiles! : )
Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

Friday, I went into the weekend on high stress due to everything that we had going on. I knew we were going to get everything done but I guess I worry a little too much. Well..... things did not go as planned but we did get everything do... Read more
My Mini Duathlon....
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I decided since I had the day off.... thank you Labor day, that I would get in some good cardio. My son and I decided the night before that we would run together. Well..... He woke up super crabby and very tired. He slept in hi... Read more
Hiking Adventure - Barns Bluff
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

We love to hike as a family.... my hubby started out geocaching a few years ago and it takes us to many hidden treasures! So on one of our visits to Red Wing, MN a few weekends ago, I tell my husband that I would love to go hiking on top of the... Read more
September Goals
Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

I know I am a day early with this but with the long weekend, I may not get on the computer. So here it goes..... These are the goals that are going to bring me through the month of September! ... Read more

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