Not in a "Charlie Sheen" kinda way! Over the years, my idea of what "winning" means has changed. I've always been ultra-competitive. I grew up playing sports. I grew up excelling at sports. I have a natural athletic ability and things of a physical nature always came fairly easy to me. I've always been uncannily … Continue reading Winning
Guess who's one today? This guy! He's grown leaps and bounds over the past six and a half months since I brought him home. He had (and still has) some pretty bad habits, and it's slow work with him because he's overcoming some trauma that I know nothing about. Or at least that I don't … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Baby
After Bodypump I was heading out of the Y and one of the girls that was in the class was standing at the front desk talking with the receptionist. As I neared the front desk area, the girl from class goes, "Oh, she's a runner, she'll know." I must have looked super confused as to … Continue reading It’s A Running Girl’s World
Reason #5438728643 why I love my husband. Shortly after receiving his text my phone rings. Me: Hey goober. Him: Look, Honey, I STOLE it. I can turn around and sell it for a quick five hundred bucks. EASY. Ah, like a Game of Thrones character, I don't get too attached to ANYTHING.
My family lived in Southern California when I was a kid. My brothers just younger than me were my best friends and we spent HOURS running through the hills exploring, building forts, catching snakes and lizards, and all sorts of other fun things. It was a great way to grow up. More often than not, … Continue reading Prickly Pear
For YEARS I have been trying to light a fire under my husband and get him motivated to workout more. He plays volleyball three nights a week and I'm really glad that he keeps moving. But I worry about his lack of actual cardio because his family has a history of heart disease and I … Continue reading Motivations Galore
I don't always look forward to rest days. But today I'm feeling very grateful that tomorrow is my rest day. I've been busting my butt this week. Not only at the gym, but also at home and my place of the grid. There are times when I forego my workout for yard work and I … Continue reading Bring On Rest Day