saying a prayer for my Nana....
Monday, July 04, 2016 3 comments
The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions...my 92 year old grandmother has been hospitalized with pneumonia. Lots of complications with not being able to fight off the infection that is in her body. She is having difficulty wi... Read more
Tried another activity off my wish list & ended up a WINNER!
Sunday, June 19, 2016 7 comments
One of the things that has been on my to do list was trying a barre class. So yesterday, a local dance studio had an open house celebrating their ... Read more
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1 comments
NEW FOOD: Annie Chun's Brown Rice Pad Thai noodles NEW ACTIVITY: Bokwa Zumba (dancing out letters of the alphabet as the teacher calls them out) NEW BEHAVIORS: still not consistent enough with anything in particular and will continue t... Read more
pulling the emergency brake....
Friday, April 22, 2016 2 comments
Stress is a given part of life (I suppose), but how I react to it often changes. I mean, just because I know what to do (or what not to do) in terms of finding different ways to cope with certain stressors in my life, doesn't mean that I will do... Read more
trying to find JOY in the midst of uncertainty
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1 comments
Had a rollercoaster of a weekend. My MIL who is almost 80, went to the urgent care center on Wednesday evening and over the course of the next couple of days was unable to do a lot of things that she normally is able to do on her own. But this... Read more
CARPE DIEM...I drank a great big tall glass of AWESOME SAUCE this morning! :-)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 0 comments
Recently, I increased my daily step goal from 10,000 to 15,000. Since I am aiming for doing a half marathon this November, I certainly need to start increasing my walking and then the distance that I can do my jog/walk intervals (or non-stop jog... Read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 2 comments
Posting early (even though the month is not completely finished). With the whirlwind of emotions that I've gone through the past couple of weeks, I feel that I just need to remind myself of some positive things that I have managed to do. I had s... Read more
Thursday, March 03, 2016 3 comments
New Foods: 1) Acorn Squash 2) Beyond the Meat veggie burger (eh) 3) Sweet Earth benevolent bacon (better than I thought it would be) New Activity: 1) Wii - EA Active 2) Polar Bear Plunge (did with coworkers for American Cancer Soc... Read more
Having ME time is not selfish, it's critical to my well-being
Friday, February 12, 2016 1 comments
Like so many people, I USED to put myself on the bottom of the list. Spouse, children, my parents or grandparents, or a few select family members all took priority before my own needs. I used to think that putting myself first was just selfish... Read more
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 2 comments
At the beginning of this year, instead of setting any New Year's resolutions (I never really do), I decided that I want to step out of my comfort zone this year, and also try NEW things each month. By "new" things, I mean food, activity and beha... Read more
sometimes I let my mind get all worked up for nothing...
Sunday, January 17, 2016 2 comments
With the new job starting tomorrow, I was trying to figure out the best way to adjust my routine as far as going to Weight Watchers and being able to get my workouts (not necessarily always in the gym). I did go a different WW meeting that ... Read more
reminding myself to JUST....BREATHE....
Saturday, January 16, 2016 3 comments
Yesterday, I went into my soon-to-be job to fill out my new hire paperwork. Many of the familiar faces with whom I have worked before expressed that they are excited that I am coming on board permanently (I worked at this company as a temp on t... Read more
making a couple of adjustments to my 2016 goals
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 1 comments
After careful consideration, I have decided to hold off on training with the TNT team in Cleveland for the half marathon that is scheduled in April & May. I am not giving up on running a half marathon, but realistically, I thought that it might... Read more
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