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Thanks, Mr Rogers! ... and PBS for some awesomesauce!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      7 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
OFzXaFbxDcM The video linked above is the best thing I've seen all month. Hands.down. If you remember Mr. Rogers ... Read more
Vacation!
Friday, June 14, 2013      2 comments

I'm on the tail-end of a few days off with the hubby and the kids. It's been really fantastic, restorative, and just all-around wonderful. We made our way over to the Pirate Haus in St. Augustine, FL, just a few hours from home. Great accom... Read more
The Ross Sisters in Broadway Rhythm
Friday, June 07, 2013      2 comments

Okay, the Ross Sisters are amazing. Watch this if you have 5 minutes. If you don't, bookmark it and watch it later. I actually remember seeing this as a young teen while home sick from school one day. It's definitely the sort of thing tha... Read more
Annnnnnnnnnddddddd...... I'm back
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

Try and contain your excitement. No, really. People will look at you strangely if they see you jumping up and down. I mean, at least until they realize that I'm back! Work has been suffocating and my kids have been sick off and on. The easi... Read more
Oh, Andre...
Thursday, March 21, 2013      6 comments

Yeah, for any of you that read my update regarding my poor fashion choice, please allow me to explain: I put on a favorite shirt. I loved it when I was pregnant, then cut it down to fit my shrinking belly. Its super light cotton, kinda blou... Read more
Yes, Women CAN do pullups
Friday, March 15, 2013      4 comments

blogs.scientificamerican
.com/guest-blog/2013/03/14
/the-mechanics-of-the-pull
-up-and-why-women-can-abso
lutely-do-them/ Just read this article. Now I can quit bemoaning my T-Rex arms!!! Woo-hoo! It's all ... Read more
Number One.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      2 comments

from here: cmdrriker.tumblr.com/pos
t/44941364847 Um, I feel way more like a Geordi. From TNG, Data is my fave too, Levar! I always thought Ri... Read more
Good News- I don't have internet cancer!
Monday, February 25, 2013      5 comments

Good news! I don't have internet cancer! Or in my case, macular degeneration! I know, I'm only 34 so it might have been a bit premature... but I've been eaten up with worry for the past little bit. My grandmother (89!) was diagnosed ... Read more
The pudge factor.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      7 comments

Okay, so I saw this article www.npr.org/blogs/thesal
t/2013/02/20/172403779/cal
orie-counts-fatally-flawed
-or-our-best-defense-against-pudge on the npr website and watched the embedded video. Now I don’t want to ... Read more
On motherhood and body image
Saturday, February 09, 2013      5 comments

The first major shift in my body image came during my first pregnancy. Nothing up to this point had been able to rival the self-image created by a million subtle (or not so subtle) cultural narratives about what a woman should be, that I had bee... Read more
A quick note to a hill.
Saturday, January 12, 2013      2 comments

Dear Hill, What's up? We've spent some time together over the past 6 months- not enough to be friends, but definitely more than passing acquaintances. I know I haven't been fair to you. I've avoided you, I've cursed you, I've complain... Read more
Listen to your body... No, really listen.
Friday, January 11, 2013      3 comments

I've been trying to keep my calories to the bottom of my range for the past few weeks. My end-of-year resolution was to try only having sweets once a day- no mid-day Hershey's kiss, no random cookie as a snack. I still eat dessert every night, b... Read more
Moving Comfort? Yes!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

I am a skin-flint, penny-pinching, cheap-o. The investment of $46 in a sports bra was something I was hard-pressed to do, despite my ample chest (36D-DD). Instead, I've been doubling up on bargain-priced beauties, one racer-back and the ot... Read more
Tomato Face
Thursday, December 13, 2012      3 comments

It took me years to make friends with cardio. We're pretty tight now; I run three to four times a week. I thought I'd conquered my fear of ridicule by strangers. Yesterday was a rare treat. I took a half-day at work, coming in at 1:00. ... Read more
My paternal grandmother told me...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      4 comments

... that if I ran, my uterus would fall out. Thank god she was wrong... about a lot of things. Ran about 2 miles this morning while pushing my 30 pound kid in a stroller and corralling my none-too-bright dog (the smart one is old and h... Read more

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