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Never Say Never and maybe Not Likely
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

I once said, “I’ll never get married.” Then I said, “I’ll never have kids.” My husband actually signed a piece of paper that his friends brought to our wedding that said, “I will never get married.” I’ve run the Chicago Half, The Borg... Read more
Crazy Is As Crazy Does
Friday, January 14, 2011      3 comments

Monday night I was telling my husband about wanting to go to Chicago to meet Bendoeslife for a run in downtown Chicago but I was worried about traffic at that time of the morning. I'd have to leave our house before 6 to make sure I got there by... Read more
The Motivation For Today (, Yesterday And Tomorrow)
Friday, January 07, 2011      0 comments

As a result of a serious eye injury that my son suffered on New Year’s Day 2010, I have experienced a variety of phases and emotions over the past year. I was sad, angry, relieved, and felt guilty. Why guilt, you ask? Why would I feel gu... Read more
What is Fast Food?
Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

In keeping with my Y39 mission statement, I set a few goals for the month of January. One goal was to not eat any fast food lunches in the month of January. So, today, I find myself... defining what fast food means... After all, have ... Read more
Last Run
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

I admit it, I hadn’t wanted to run. It looked chilly and damp outside the window and laziness and a warm cozy blanket were lounging around on the couch beckoning me to join them. However, it was important to put in this effort on the last day ... Read more
Y39 Mission Statement
Monday, January 03, 2011      2 comments

(I wrote this a few weeks ago but had other things I wanted to post first) It was a few years ago on my birthday that I got disgusted with what I was doing to myself. Since then I’ve viewed the beginning and the end of the year by my birth... Read more
An Old Friend Sings The Truth
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      0 comments

From The Corn Fed Girls Old friend, of mine, It’s not the first time you’ve heard me say, what I’ve gotta say Hey man, listen, I’m tired of you pissin’ your whole life away Used be a wonder in your eye Used to laugh a hundre... Read more
SI Challenge - Why Am I?
Thursday, December 16, 2010      2 comments

Suck It Challenge - Why am I putting myself through this? Warning - Some reasons may be considered TMI. I'm trying to be truthful here. If you continue to read, it's your own fault. 1. Because I am tired of feeling bad about how I loo... Read more
Santa Socks!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      0 comments

For anyone who read my blog yesterday. I'm not as down and out as the blog might have depicted. It's just that I have a vivid imagination and the idea ran away with itself before I even had it written. Today, back to being ridiculously ... Read more
Drag Me To H3LL
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      0 comments

I got a silly notion in my head that I would lose 10 lbs (or as close as I could) before Christmas. No, it wasn’t silly. It was a determination that I WOULD set myself on a healthier path going into 2011. Yes, I was determined. Havi... Read more
One Indulgence and One Victory
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      1 comments

I got truffles as a Christmas present from a scout. Yeah, so I don't like chocolates with cream fillings.... except truffles. Then I LOVE truffles. I attacked and counter attacked. I ate three truffles. One of each flavor. Dark chocol... Read more
Insomnia and tough love
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      0 comments

This year I had to take over as the Cub Scout leader. (Oh, my life is Sooo exciting). Our meetings are every Monday. Since I took over, I am so hyped up that every Monday that I have trouble falling asleep. This used to be the time when... Read more
Snow! Enough Said! (NOT)
Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

The forecast said 90% chance, but I didn't believe them. Even when it started to snow, right at the time they forecasted, I didn't believe them. I sat on the front porch swing in my pjs, my winter coat, wrapped in a blanket, sipping on... Read more
Kid and Addiction Update
Thursday, December 02, 2010      4 comments

The past year was a peculiar one for me. The oldest got hurt, then better, then infected, then just fine. Over the year, I discovered that I used food as an emotional tool in a variety of ways. But first, the pictures you've all been waiting ... Read more
SUCK IT! Challenge Entry Card and Day One Challenge
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      1 comments

~!~SUCK IT CHALLENGE ENTRY CARD AND DAY ONE CHALLENGE~!~ 1. Pick any 5 things to measure that you will measure again on New Year's Day. Post those current measurements here. it can be everything from how many modified pushups you can... Read more

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