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Yet Another New Normal
Tuesday, August 28, 2018      1 comments

Back to school! I'm grateful. All of my kids have enjoyed school. They like the structure, the extracurriculars, the mix of friends. I'm grateful. Yes, they were typical teenagers so they "hated" some things too, but they were always ready ... Read more
Can I just get a minute...
Friday, April 13, 2018      6 comments

The past few months have been hectic. People are always saying there are 2 things for certain: death and taxes. Well I have a third: CHANGE! Some we choose (i.e. our current journey of health and wellness) and others we don't (loss of a lov... Read more
First Day of the Rest of My Life
Friday, January 19, 2018      13 comments

When I was growing up, I used to think that getting mail was a great privilege. It meant the possibility of good news from loved ones far away (or close by), celebration of life events and encouragement through trying times. Fast forward to ad... Read more
Another All Green Day!
Sunday, June 25, 2017      3 comments

The weather was GREAT today. I took advantage of it. I'm hoping the weather forecast is accurate. I may be able to do this all week!... Read more
One Day at a Tine
Sunday, June 18, 2017      7 comments

Today is the first day in a while that I'm all green. I'll take it!... Read more
Gotta Love the Doctor
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      2 comments

Nothing like a visit to the doctor to bring on reality. Actually all I did was get my blood drawn in preparation for my visit to the doctor. My levels weren't even bad...just not better than the last time. I thought I made lots of changes...s... Read more
New week...thank goodness!
Sunday, February 05, 2017      5 comments

Last week was rough. Time was running thin so I didn't get to my classes like I wanted. I did extra walking on my lunch hour but it wasn't enough. This week includes fewer "must dos" that I didn't plan for myself, so I'll be able to reserve t... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      2 comments

I've gone to a few kettlebell workouts before and was surprised by how the muscle fatigue sneaks up on you. That said, it's a great workout and I really feel good about it afterwards (next day soreness and all). I'm going to make this part of ... Read more
Mind Over Matter
Friday, December 30, 2016      3 comments

I read something today that said one of the reasons I could be losing the battle of the budge despite exercising and watching what I eat could be my negative perception of my body. At first I thought this was another excuse someone thought of s... Read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      4 comments

I'm 3 yrs away from being an empty nester. In preparation, I'm trying to introduce habits that will make the transition easier. Right now I envision being totally bored after I finally truly get all things on my "to do" lists done. I realize ... Read more
Feeling Grateful Today
Sunday, February 07, 2016      4 comments

I am participating in a challenge that includes the element of happiness this week. The challenge is to engage in an activity that makes me happy on a daily basis. When I originally read this I wasn't so sure I did something that made me happy... Read more
Here We Go Again
Sunday, March 27, 2011      1 comments

Well, I'm starting over again. At first admission of this, I am disappointed because I consider myself to be a finisher. I set goals in the context of work and it all seems to flow fairly easily. Yes, I get tripped up sometimes by an unexpect... Read more