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Working Out Like a Mother II
Monday, August 23, 2010      19 comments

This is probably the most rewarding subject I have ever written about. I love being a mother, I've been a foster parent to special needs children, I've taught preschool and I have two grown sons of my own. There were times when things were hec... Read more
Working Out Like a Mother
Sunday, August 22, 2010      31 comments

Being a mom can be tough! I know it! I've lived is through 24 years now. As our children move through different stages of life and we move through our own ages and stages of life, the demands, energy and resources change. It is important for... Read more
Menus, Marathon & Muscle
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      33 comments

Okay, technically I'm not giving you menus, but the word recipe did not fit the alliteration! Over the weekend a posted a couple pictures of some of the yummy things I batch cook over the weekend to save myself time during the week. If you do ... Read more
It's a Cooking Day! w/Recipes & Pictures
Sunday, August 15, 2010      40 comments

Saturdays are Diva Days! Sundays are batch cooking days! A couple of you asked for my recipe for my homemade protein bars that I use for my long runs. ... Read more
Another Divine Diva Day!
Saturday, August 14, 2010      21 comments

I actually started my Diva Day on Friday evening after work! YAY! I was preparing for my hubby to get home from his week long business trip and wanted to spruce up a bit! So, I went and got my hair trimmed and went to the mall and got my eyeb... Read more
No Super Hero Here
Friday, August 13, 2010      37 comments

This has been an emotional week for me! I've been fighting off some irritating bug (fatigue), my husband has been out of town this week (hormones a wreck), and a frustrating photo session in my bikini this week. After having time to go back an... Read more
Crazy Bikini Blog
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      54 comments

This may be the last of the weekly bikini blogs for a couple reasons. 1. My husband travels more now for his job and is out of town. He is my picture taker. I had to have someone else take my pics this week who was less than enthusiastic a... Read more
Diva Day Blog
Saturday, August 07, 2010      42 comments

For those of you who do not know it, I call Saturdays my Diva Days. During the week when I am trying to fit my workouts and all the living I want to do around my full time work schedule, I think of myself as a soldier or a prize fighter, doing ... Read more
Living Out Loud
Friday, August 06, 2010      41 comments

Last night after blogging, I felt a bit better about all the thoughts and feelings that had been racing around my head this past week. I love all of you. Your comments and suggestions always touch my heart and make me think. I'd love to just ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Thinking Out Loud
Thursday, August 05, 2010      54 comments

Where to begin? This has been a surreal week. There is no words that I possess in my vocabulary to express the vastness of the feelings and thoughts that I have had this week. Even at this moment, I cannot wrap my mind around some of these im... Read more
Early Bikini Blog
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      75 comments

It is not Wednesday. I know, I've totally messed with your mind by posting a weekly blog a day early! But, it needed to happen today for a couple reasons. 1. Tonight I have a heavy lower body workout that is really tough and it tends to make... Read more
Things are Shaping Up Beautifully
Monday, August 02, 2010      32 comments

I'm in week four of my marathon training! It has been going so well. Other than a little tweak of my knee a couple weeks ago in Zumba class, I have been feeling really good about my runs. For about a week I had to ice my knee before and aft... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts THE Perfect Day!!! w/pictures
Saturday, July 31, 2010      99 comments

The day started good and just kept getting better. While getting dressed for my 7 mile long run, I catch a glimpse of my undressed body in the mirror and think "Dang, when did I get skinny?" So, I step on the scale and it reads 169.5. I just ... Read more
Epic Failure!???
Thursday, July 29, 2010      22 comments

Yep, that is what I felt like on Tuesday night!!!! I fell short of my workout goals a couple times in a row. Let me explain. This was supposed to be my CRANK week. I had my workouts planned to be super challenging and give it 110% for fi... Read more
It's Wednesday! Bikini Blog Update!!!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      66 comments

Well, the title says it all! This is my weekly progress report on how my body is feeling and how my bikini is fitting. I never feel confident putting it on. I always question am I bloated? Did I even lose anything this week? Will the change... Read more

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