I’m getting to the end of Phase 1 of Lean & Strong, y’all! If you haven’t been following along, I’m doing an experiment to try to find out what has been causing my weight gain, since I’ve gained about 20 pounds over the last several years. I feel like overall I live a pretty healthy… Continue reading Phase 1 of Lean & Strong – the end is near!
I haven’t run in weeks. I just can’t get into any kind of rhythm. Between Kayla’s hospital stays, doctor appointments, and caring for her, I can’t get any kind of routine going that includes running. Yes, I can squeeze in a run here….a run there….but I don’t feel like I’m getting anything out of running… Continue reading Hiatus from running
A snow day on Monday: Starting this series on Netflix: Watching this documentary (available on Netflix). The John Muir Trail has gone on my hiking bucket list! My book group’s February selection; I started it this week and can’t put it down! Veggie sandwich from a local coffee shop with a side of peppers for lunch… Continue reading Highlights – Week of 2/2/15
We all know the benefits of being active: improved health, increased energy, improved mood, yada, yada, yada. It’s just plain good for you! However, being more active also means that you sometimes get injured. Since starting running a few years ago, I’ve had three stress fractures (one in my ankle, two in my femoral neck);… Continue reading The downfall of being active
I probably say this every year, but I believe that this year was the best Christmas yet! It was so good to spend the day with my husband, two daughters and the boyfriend of our youngest daughter. I received perfume from my husband, clothes and jewelry from the girls, and wine glasses from my daughter’s… Continue reading Getting back on track again
The last week has been crazy, but wonderful! Am I running? No! I haven’t run since last Monday. Am I eating healthy? Um….kind of….sort of…..I’m eating fruits and veggies in between servings of wine and cookies. That counts as something, right? I didn’t have time to send out Christmas cards this year, we spent too… Continue reading Simply having a wonderful Christmas time!
Man, I’ve missed blogging, but my life has been such a whirlwind lately! I returned from a work-related trip to Houston a few days ago. I attended a financial research administration workshop and I learned tons of great stuff! It was the first time I’ve flown anywhere or gone anywhere without my husband or kids… Continue reading Staying on track during the holiday season