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Back in the Saddle
Thursday, September 05, 2019      3 comments

emoticon Ok after months of saying I was going to get back on my health journey, I am finally turning words... Read more
Sad Update
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      7 comments

Last week, Thursday, after work my husband and I came home to discover our dog Yogurt couldn't get up. At the vet we learned he had no feeling in his front area and they could only do an x-ray and blood tests as there is no MRI on island for ani... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thursday, January 03, 2019      2 comments

I wish everyone a peaceful and stress-free 2019 full of joy. Latest update on me. I did my first (and hopefully last) half-marathon in December. Long story short I walk/ran it in 3 hours and 19 minutes. Loved the support and energy fro... Read more
Half Marathon Training - Week 11
Monday, October 22, 2018      2 comments

Six more weeks until my first half-marathon! I haven't been training as much as I would like in regards to doing the midweek short-runs and cross-... Read more
Half-Marathon Training – Week 1
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      3 comments

We have already completed a week. Before I share my thoughts on it I will tell you the current schedule. Thursdays and Fridays are short runs/walks, Saturdays are cross training, Sundays are long runs/walks, Mondays and Wednesdays are rest days... Read more
It’s August! New month, new goals.
Thursday, August 02, 2018      3 comments

Every year in December there is a marathon, half-marathon, and 4-person relay race where each team member does a 10K. My mother-in-law and I had planned to do the relay race with hopes of finding two other team members but we have had no luck so... Read more
After the No-Sugar Added Challenge
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      7 comments

What I’ve learned No-added sugar options for deli/processed meats are EXPENSIVE. Added sugar and sweeteners are EVERYWHERE, even baby formula. It’s ridiculous. You need to prep, prep, prep or you are going to be hangry or in my ca... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 30
Monday, July 30, 2018      4 comments

Today is the final day of the challenge. This final week has been the easiest, probably because it’s the final stretch and because I am finally getting the hang of things. I honestly have to say I haven’t noticed much of a difference t... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 23
Monday, July 23, 2018      4 comments

Hey guys, sorry I have been absent the last few days. I am still doing this challenge and I am counting down the days. 8 days until I am free! Of course I’ve been thinking about the foods I will be able to have again (mayo [there are no pasteuri... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 17
Tuesday, July 17, 2018      3 comments

Things I learned today but should have figured out on my own years ago. Immersion blenders can be used to make salsa, pancake/waffle batter, SMOOTHI... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 16
Monday, July 16, 2018      3 comments

I’m still doing the challenge! I vanished for the weekend because our home computer isn’t working but I am back now. First I must make a confessio... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 13
Friday, July 13, 2018      2 comments

It has been a long week. I’ve been house/pet sitting in a house with no A/C with average real feel temps of 98 degrees F and getting poor sleep... Read more
30 Day Added Sugar Free Challenge - Day 12
Thursday, July 12, 2018      3 comments

To be honest I may not have had major sweet cravings during this challenge (so far), but I have had moments where I crave certain foods. I’ve crave... Read more
30 Day No Added Sugar Challenge - Day 11
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      5 comments

11 days with no-added sugar. It feels and doesn’t feel like a long time. Does that make sense? It feels like this challenge just started (and i... Read more
30 Day No Added Sugar Challenge - Day 10
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      5 comments

I thought week 2 would be easier but…I WAS WRONG. I am house/pet sitting this week for my mom from Monday to Friday which means I have limited acc... Read more

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