Sometimes there are stories that need to be remembered forever and ever. After spending a weekend with my smart, charming, hilarious grandsons there are a few things that I need to be able to look back on and laugh. I always say "Oh, that's so awesome I would never forget it" but I always do. … Continue reading Saving for Posterity
Today would have been Jenna's 35th birthday. She's been gone for just over two years now and I struggle to find words that would adequately express what she meant to me. I fell head over heals in love with her the very first time I looked into her eyes. She had me and my whole … Continue reading Missing My Girl
We were all just having a great time trash talking about the upcoming superbowl. And then things got outta hand. For those who don't know, Mark is my husband. Hmmm. Wondering if I should be worried!
Ever since my best friend went through breast cancer (twice) I've been pretty religious about my annual mammograms. They're not fun. Nor are they pleasant. I feel like I need a reward after taking care of that task each year. Similar to going to the polls, I should be handed a sticker to wear proudly … Continue reading I Need A Sticker
Last year my fitness goals were an epic failure. I've come to terms with that and am moving past it. Normally I set my goals for the upcoming year during the last couple of weeks in December and get everything lined out. This year I took a different approach. I have had an idea of … Continue reading Kickin’ It Off
One of my favorite quotes is from Henry Ford: "Whether you think you can, or think you can't, you're probably right." Last night I was on the treadmill - Week 3, Day 1 of C210K - 90 second run/90 second walk; 3 minute run/3 minute walk; lather, rinse, repeat. I like the C210K program. It … Continue reading Thoughts Become Actions
Day 1 (actually, day 1/2 since I still have a run this evening) started off with a bang. Or a bungle. Either way, I was out of bed before 6am. That NEVER happens! I'm not a morning workout person. Never have been. But I am so far out of race condition that it has become … Continue reading Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered