There is something about the hands of a grandchild. So tiny. So trusting. So ready to reach out to grab a finger and follow wherever that finger might lead them. I have the most amazing grandchildren who have the most amazing parents, and I get excited to see where their lives will go. What they … Continue reading Something About
I am happy to say that the first quarter of 2019 has started out exponentially better than the start to 2018. It's amazing how close I can get to my goals when I'm not spending an entire month sitting in a hospital room. Or nursing an injured ankle. Or dealing with other random stressors that … Continue reading Q1 2019 Update
I've always been a good sleeper! Ever since I was a kid. My head hits the pillow and I am out! I still conk out without any troubles, but the old lady bladder usually gets me up in the middle of the night. Sometimes the dog (hello, Bear) gets me up in the middle of … Continue reading Close Your Sleepy Eyes
I saw something the other day that made me chuckle a little because I am dealing with a colleague who SMIRKS all the freaking time. YES!! Smile, Folks. SMILE!
It's my little guy's birthday today. He's four. He's supposed to be all mellow and laid back and what-not. He's not. He's crazy and energetic and everything a Bernese Mountain Dog is NOT supposed to be. My freak-boy. Being a not-normal-BMD has its benefits. I can take him for runs with me, providing it's … Continue reading Running With Dogs
I don't normally run races in my town. Not because I don't want to, but because they're rarely available. Every year the color run comes here, and there's a pretty good turn out, but the last two races I registered for here were, shall we say, less than stellar. So I should have known better. … Continue reading Luck Of The Irish
You all know how much I love my data. During my workout last night (HIIT), I came to the conclusion that I'm going to have to let the "weekly intensity minutes" go. Intensity minutes are figured based on heart rate during an activity. There's a minimum heart rate required to count as "intensity." That number … Continue reading Coming To Terms