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Saturday, July 18, 2020      2 comments

Thursday was my first real day of vacation since January, and I think I'm the last person at my job to take one. I desperately needed it. I managed to get up and feed the chickens that morning, but that was probably the first, and last, truly ... Read more
Thursday, January 16, 2020      1 comments

I'm a Green Bay Packers fan, so this Sunday night is a big one for me - for those of you who don't follow football, let me explain: If the Packers win this Sunday, they'll play in the Superbowl for a chance to become the best NFL team of this se... Read more
Getting to Know the Neighborhood (Even More)
Sunday, December 23, 2018      3 comments

My sister, on one of those use-it-or-lose-it before the end of the year vacation jaunts, has been pulling me to walk around the neighborhood in the mornings. We average four miles, which means I complete my 10,000 daily step goal before I have ... Read more
My New Exercise Buddy
Thursday, January 15, 2015      3 comments

So the P90X only lasted for 3 days. I just couldn't put in the time every day, the kids weren't loving my taking away some of their attention time (they're 2 and 4, so it's difficult to explain why Momma Sissy can't hold them for large chunks o... Read more
P90X - Day 3
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      3 comments

Due to scheduling issues, physical soreness, and other reasons, I took yesterday off. But I was back in form today, doing the Arms & Shoulders workout, about an hour long. The 3 year old grabbed extra 2 pound weights and worked out with me a l... Read more
Day 2: P90X
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      2 comments

I learned quite a few things yesterday, and I thought I'd share: 1) The word "plyometrics" actually means future thigh and butt soreness. 2) Those same thighs and butt can actually talk to you, specifically share thoughts like "stop be... Read more
P90X - Day 1
Sunday, September 21, 2014      1 comments

So my sister, who's teensy but feels that she's getting heavy, decided she wanted us to try P90X. I figured, sure, what the heck? If it doesn't work out for us for whatever reason (I think the time commitment is what's going to end being the p... Read more
The Family Has (Mostly) Returned
Thursday, August 21, 2014      1 comments

The family left on Friday, August 8th, and came back today (everyone except my 12 year old nephew, whom I'm picking up from his granddad tomorrow). During that time, I accomplished quite a bit - although I didn't manage to get through everythin... Read more
Yesterday, Saturday, Day 6, on Raw Food Month
Sunday, July 07, 2013      4 comments

This day turned out tougher than expected, and the issue didn't end up being how much food or water I drank. Certain family members have been making those "joking-but-not-really" comments to my sister about the raw food, and she finally had... Read more
Yesterday, Friday, Day 5, on Raw Food Month
Saturday, July 06, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday was the biggest challenge I've faced since Raw Food Month began: I had to go to work, where I have a cafe with tempting treats RIGHT THERE. But I had my water, and I had a meal that my sister had packed for me: a huge salad and a bowl... Read more
Today, Day 4, on Raw Food Month
Thursday, July 04, 2013      3 comments

First of all, happy Independence Day!!!! Breakfast and lunch were a free-for-all: grab whatever fruit and veggies you want, whenever you want, however much you want, and make sure you drink plenty of water. I spent the day cleaning my bedr... Read more
Yesterday, Day 3, on Raw Food Month
Thursday, July 04, 2013      3 comments

I'm definitely learning that it's all about the water. If I don't drink enough, I feel it through everything: too little, and I get tired, irritable. I just don't feel good. Yesterday, I didn't drink enough. I'm drinking more than usual, but... Read more
Catching Up/Raw Food Month
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      3 comments

It's been a while since my last blog. Until this past Monday (July 1st), my schedule's been tentatively as follows: 9am-ish - wake with BabyBaby (my name for my 1 year old nephew, who will henceforth be called Baby2 to save some wear and t... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2012      8 comments

I'm usually drawn to large, colorful calendars, Salvador Dali collections and Glee by-the-month, but this year, I fell in love with a simple, small monthly calendar. It's white with the most wonderful quotes every month. This month it reads: ... Read more
My Lemonade
Monday, October 03, 2011      7 comments

The baby only napped for about 40 minutes today, enough time for me to feed the cat and dog, put the wet laundry into the dryer, and work out for 25 minutes of the 42 minute cardio kickboxing workout I was trying to do. Actually, he napped ... Read more

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