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Preparation, and hot mess pix
Sunday, November 11, 2012      7 comments

Weight does not determine worth. Body size does not equal beauty. Why do we place so much emphasis on the way our bodies look when we are here for just a little while? Our lives are but a blink of an eye, and then we are gone. There is much ... Read more
The Reset Button
Friday, November 09, 2012      10 comments

Some of us at work are going to take this 21-day challenge starting November 26. They talked me into it. I wanted to wait until the first of the year, but they said we ... Read more
Well that explains it!
Monday, October 29, 2012      8 comments

As I was walking home from work tonight, I was pondering why I felt so tired. As I thought about it, I realized that from the time my husband left town Saturday morning at 6:00, to the time I would see him again at 6:00 p.m. Monday, I have worke... Read more
Wouldn't it be cool?
Saturday, October 20, 2012      13 comments

You know what would be cool? If you could go to a restaurant's website and sort the menu by various qualifications, similar to what they do on floral websites. You could sort by price, lowest to highest or highest to lowest. Then you could ch... Read more
It must be love
Monday, September 17, 2012      13 comments

My husband and I got home at the same time tonight. We opened the door to what he deemed "total carnage." There was torn up stuff EVERYwhere! Even the charging cord to my iPod was ripped to bits! There was dog doo on the floor, and the remna... Read more
Success Breeds Success, Day One
Monday, September 10, 2012      13 comments

A few of you may recall a blog I wrote a few months ago about my Success Breeds Success Journal ( www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4905097 ). I am pleased to report that it did indeed help... Read more
Gunner (with pictures)
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      18 comments

We adopted a doggie on Saturday and FINALLY got to bring him home last night! We named him Gunner. I came up with it as a tribute to Tim Gunn from Project Runway. Just two days before my first half marathon, Tim told one of the contestants on... Read more
Good thing there's tomorrow!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      8 comments

I made four promises to myself yesterday: for seven days, I would track everything I eat, drink my eight glasses, go to bed by midnight, and get my 25 SparkPoints per day. {Sigh} I have indeed tracked everything I ate today, but am so sad ... Read more
Seven days
Saturday, August 25, 2012      8 comments

I am going to make a seven-day commitment to myself. Promise #1: For seven days, I am going to track EVERYTHING that I eat. Even those really hard to track things, like jumbled up salads or casseroles that other people bring in to work. ... Read more
A Modern Day Fairy Tale
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      22 comments

Not long ago, in a land not so far away, a young maiden struck out on a new adventure. (Well, she felt young in spirit even as she felt old in body.) This beautiful maiden had been held captive in the small world of "I Can't" for far too long ... Read more
Is your doctor myopic?
Saturday, August 11, 2012      7 comments

Merriam-Webster defines myopic as, "a lack of foresight or discernment: a narrow view of something." www.merriam-webster.com/
dictionary/myopic Does your doctor have a narrow view of health? Has he (or she) bought into... Read more
Every race I finish is a good one.
Friday, August 03, 2012      16 comments

Although every race I finish is a good one, I am particularly pleased with today's 5K. I ate OK most of the day yesterday and hydrated fairly well, but then last night ate myself miserable, and drank soda pop to boot! What was I thinking? Wel... Read more
If you see something, say something
Saturday, July 28, 2012      6 comments

You've heard the phrase, right? If you see something, say something. It is a Homeland Security reminder that if we something suspicious - something that doesn't look quite right - it is best to let the authorities know so they can check it out... Read more
Sunday reflections
Sunday, July 22, 2012      5 comments

I never get two days off anymore. I have packed my schedule too full and now I do my best to get as close to 24 hours in a row as a "rest day" that still includes things (like laundry) that probably do not belong in rest days. It is what it is... Read more
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To The Half Marathon
Saturday, July 14, 2012      16 comments

Some of you may be aware that I am training for my first-ever-in-my-whole-life-ev
enager ... Read more

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