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  • I am happy because...

    11/13/2019 8:00:09 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. so yesterday was cold and dreary and I had planned on going to the 545pm kickboxing class, but when I got to the front door and opened it, the bitter windy face biting moisture smacked the idea right out of my head and I went inside and ran 3 miles on the treadmill which I had... Read more

  • Physiology versus psychology

    11/12/2019 7:12:38 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. now we wait.. I sit here today at a crossroads.. counting down the days until my grand baby arrives, but not wanting to wish away the time either.. which means I need to make sure my days are filled with wonderful things.. cause time flies when you're having fun... So the... Read more

  • Green, Blue or Pink??? It's not what you think!

    11/11/2019 7:36:49 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends! I am in the absolute best mood today. So yesterday started with an amazing sunset, church, then the Jets beat the Giants, I had the most amazing Korean BBQ sliders at the game... and..... SO let's get back to today! First of all a very special thank you to all the Veter... Read more

  • Sometimes I just know...

    11/10/2019 7:29:44 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends..woke up and looked out my front window and was greeted with an amazing sky to set the tone for a fabulous day! Got in a lot of activity yesterday, totally balanced out my slug fest Friday.. #cko in the morning, awesome workout provided by Mike Nap.. my sister and I were talkin... Read more

  • A Rose by any other name...

    11/9/2019 7:16:08 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. so rest day won out yesterday. In fact I did not even leave the house. got up had my coffee, took some allergy meds to clear my head and headed to my home office logged onto the computer, when work was over, I plopped onto the couch, grabbed the remote and starting catching u... Read more

  • This is overweight...

    11/8/2019 7:50:36 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. Friday is upon us and we've made it through another work week.. I am planning on a low key day today, may not leave the house at all.. quiet evening of reading or tv is about all I have planned on the social side... woke up with a very stuffy head so I decided not to kickbox a... Read more

  • Kindness and thankfulness go hand in hand

    11/7/2019 7:21:03 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. my original plan was get up early run 6 miles this am.. but my head is stuffy and I have a very important black tie optional event in the city tonight so I opted for sleep.. my run is moved to Saturday instead.. I'm stating it, so I do it.. if not, I might let it slip by the w... Read more

  • Cast your vote..

    11/6/2019 7:54:32 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning..Feeling a bit blah this morning.. Woke up before the alarm.. then fell back to sleep for about 20 minutes before the alarm went off... that always throws me off.. Got up and headed to #cko and it was crazy cold in their.. I think I may finally be getting sick.. I've been dealing with a... Read more

  • The end of the rainbow..

    11/5/2019 6:08:23 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. up extra early once again.. Fell asleep and the football score was 13-12.. woke up with the chickens.. I'm not complaining it's the cycle of life.. we go through the seasons and each one brings something different to the table, sometimes it is wonderful, some times not so much... Read more

  • My no nonsense approach

    11/4/2019 8:13:48 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends..Like the rest of you (or most of you) I felt the effects of the time change yesterday.. after a day of waking up crazy early, running 6 miles because my friend knew just the right words to use to get me off my bum.. what do you want? how you gonna do it? Now go do it... Had an... Read more

  • Butterflies are free...or are they?

    11/3/2019 7:27:53 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. So after my worrisome start to my day yesterday I got in a super intense #beastmode workout at #cko.. Kate is freaking awesome.. came home had some yogurt with apples because I definitely needed some protein, then hopped in the shower to get ready to head to NYC to see my peeps... Read more

  • Someone else's turmoil

    11/2/2019 7:23:49 AM, by TZAPP22

    Hello friends.. my peace is at risk.. Had a great workout yesterday and at it decided it was time to try to recreate my favorite "candy" inspired appetizer from the battle.. the almond joy shrimp egg rolls.. so I was very careful in my early food choices.. wasn't hungry for breakfast, for lunch had ... Read more

  • Recalculating, recalculating...

    11/1/2019 8:17:20 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good Friday morning friends.. the nasty rainy weather seems to have cleared, at least temporarily but with the rain, went the warmer temperatures and it seems we are going to seeing a high of mid-50s all week, the colors in the field next to my house are starting to pop.. hoodie and boot weather is ... Read more

  • A quick change...

    10/31/2019 7:23:50 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. another dreary day predicted here in the Garden State.. speaking of gardens, my tiny herb and cherry tomato pots are still producing.. except for the basil, I killed my basil.. So yesterday dragged my wee pit tired and over sugared self to #cko and as I was punching and ... Read more

  • Grasshoppers and other delicacies

    10/30/2019 1:32:00 PM, by TZAPP22

    Howdy folks. Was completely distracted this morning.  As I was hitting the punching bag I realized I did not have a costume or baked goods for the Halloween celebration today at my headquarters office so I had to put my thoughts there. More about that tomorrow. Last night went into the city for a... Read more

  • What will it take for you to walk this path with me?

    10/29/2019 7:27:07 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning everyone.. Yesterday started with a great workout.. I've been either missing Mondays or walking out feeling unsatisfied so I spoke up.. very gently. Using a skill I have learned to be very successful over the years. And it was exactly what needed to be done! One of my very ... Read more

  • Reliving the moments

    10/28/2019 8:08:59 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. I am in the best of moods this morning.. Yesterday I was up early for a Sunday and started cooking and cleaning.. my house was in shambles.. out and about too much, way too much junk mail.. I thought that we were supposed to be saving the environment.. countless flyers and adv... Read more

  • What ever happened to Sunday dinner?

    10/27/2019 7:51:00 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good ,morning folks.. up and at em early today.. Couldn't sleep so I got a jump start on my Sunday sauce.. The pot is simmering now with the sausage and the meatballs are in the frying pan as well.. Yes I fry my meatballs.. always have... don't like mushy baked meatballs.. and the little bit of oliv... Read more

  • Happy Birthday my love....

    10/26/2019 2:41:43 PM, by TZAPP22

    Good afternoon folks.. had to reorder my day a bit today.. 90 minute #cko kickboxing fund raiser class this morning for breast cancer awareness. Awesome, kick a$$ workout... Came home made a chocolate pumpkin protein waffle topped with greek yogurt and caramelized apples (err 2) for breakfast .. n... Read more

  • If I ate like YOU!!!

    10/25/2019 7:53:46 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.., It's Friday and I'm feeling fabulous.. which is a shock since 1am I was staring at the clock and 5am it went off for #cko #kickboxing.. talk to me about 3 o'clock when I need toothpicks to keep my eyes open.. Anyway.. last night I got in a run before choir practice and ... Read more

  • From any angle...

    10/24/2019 7:48:22 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. Thursday is upon us.. this week has moved by rather swiftly.. that's what happens when you jam pack it with wonderful things.. today/tonight is low key.. work, a run, choir practice... Yesterday was fantastic. Great workout.. made a fantastic fritatta for breakfast.. art... Read more

  • Sugar...ah honey, honey..

    10/23/2019 7:45:43 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. Feeling pretty good this am, woke up before the alarm for #cko and got in a great workout. Yesterday started off rough, but quickly leveled off luckily. Breakfast was fat free greek yogurt with a tbsp of peanut butter and some slivered almonds. Lunch was shrimp with b... Read more

  • One of THOSE days...

    10/22/2019 9:20:38 AM, by TZAPP22

    Hi friends.. so yesterday was one of those days.. from my workout which did not deliver what I wanted to receive, but hopefully I have corrected that moving forward.. to verizon and the stupid phone we've been paying for that will not work, to the #ww connect app that kept telling me my posts were i... Read more

  • I had to ask...

    10/21/2019 7:33:44 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. feeling good after a dreary Sunday.. no music at church so I had to create my own sunshine..ran to staples to get some art supplies so the kids could make kindness lives here signs at youth group. not much physical activity the clouds opened up right as youth group was lettin... Read more

  • Trash Talking...

    10/20/2019 8:35:49 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning good people.. Yesterday was a beautiful day. Awesome workout.. an early afternoon beer contest Octoberfest gathering with my son's inlaws.. Have I mentioned how unbelievably joyful I am that he married into this family? I'm not much of a beer drinker, I did take a taste of about 4 of ... Read more

  • Assembling the pieces

    10/19/2019 8:17:08 PM, by TZAPP22

    Good afternoon.. Did a flip flop from yesterday.. yesterday I was a slug.. Overtired, my body craved sweets.. specifically peanut butter and jelly but I knew that would create a chasm so I had a sweet/savory fritatta instead. It was awesome. I was still feeling a bit off so I went to my go to... Read more

  • Lashing out in pain

    10/18/2019 8:27:48 AM, by TZAPP22

    Happy Friday... I'm beat.. Didn't sleep well last night, got a little belly thing going on.. Yankees imploded once again. So they feel way worse than I do right now.. It's my parents 55th wedding anniversary today. Unfortunately, my mom fractured her tibia and fibula and she is in pain and a ... Read more

  • Having my cake and eating it too!

    10/17/2019 8:21:16 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. boy yesterday was a wet, windy, weary day.. but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Early morning #cko was on point, had a meeting late am so I was out and about but made it back home before the torrential downpours.. stopped at shoprite to pick up some beef to make stew in the in... Read more

  • On fire...

    10/16/2019 7:57:33 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning.. sooooo a late day, 1 hour conference call turned into 3 hours yesterday so no kickboxing last night.. ugh.. but I did have a really good meeting in NYC early in the day and had a delicious slice of pizza with pesto for lunch. Pasta fagioli was on the docket for dinner. A lot of car... Read more

  • The storm has passed

    10/15/2019 7:43:28 AM, by TZAPP22

    Hello folks.. I'm baaaack.. Yesterday I was miserable. My sinuses hurt, I wanted to rip my eyeballs out of my head because they were so itchy, my hormones were so out of whack.. yup the perfect ugly storm. I was off kilter all day.. I had a lot of stress a work, juggling a few major projects t... Read more