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I Did It... Again
Saturday, June 20, 2020      9 comments

I did it again!! 1st live race after Covid. 2nd live race after foot surgery!! Awesome time!!!... Read more
I set my Alarm
Monday, May 18, 2020      2 comments

Today I set my alarm for 8:30am. The plan was to get up and go for a walk. The alarm went off and I went back to sleep for another 2.5 hours. I woke up at 11am, got the grocery shopping done, came home and got some personal prep stuff done for t... Read more
Busted while Venturing over a Hurdle
Thursday, March 05, 2020      3 comments

Alright - so here is an irony... I teach at a gym BUT I am still nervous about going into different sections of the gym. My gym is broken out into various areas... The pool - that's my area. It's safe, comfortable, filled with people I know ... Read more
We Will Never Forget...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      3 comments

I know it's not physical fitness related... today's blog entry will focus on my mental fitness right now. My Facebook feed is filled today with 'We Will Never Forget' picture and videos. Music videos, vocal transcripts of people calling th... Read more
Meal Prep
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      8 comments

Tell me that meal prep takes too long... meal prep is so expensive... meal prep is difficult... I will show you 4 chicken and vegetables, 2 salmon and ... Read more
Small Victory after Frustration
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      3 comments

When I was at the fair this past weekend, I stopped at a booth that was all 'Lose weight here, ask me how.' I, of course, stopped to look at more information and the 'Health Coach' informed me that they had a tried and true plan and look at me,... Read more
Just for Today...
Monday, July 22, 2019      4 comments

When I was growing up, my mom had a book titled 'Just for Today'. I do not know what the book was about - never read it that I recall - but the title got to me today as I was thinking about things that I want to do. I decided that would be... Read more
Don't Look At Me Like That...
Sunday, July 21, 2019      3 comments

I'm at a garden party hosted by one of my swim people. It's a hodge podge of people and a delightfully beautiful afternoon. One of the guests sitting across from me on the porch says "so how do you know Deb?" "I'm her aerobics instructor." I an... Read more
Starting Out
Tuesday, March 05, 2019      2 comments

I have a friend who has just started a modified Keto diet. He's hit the Keto flu period of feeling tired, sick and grumpy. I asked Him if it was because He's hungry, upset with the change in lifestyle or just in general grumpy. He informed me... Read more
When You Fall?
Monday, March 04, 2019      4 comments

Yesterday was the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k in Seattle. I went up with my Honey and my girlfriend and was so excited to complete my 4th race of the year and my 2nd Hot Chocolate 5k. ... Read more
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      3 comments

How many times does one have to say no?? “No”, I said more forcefully than the last time. “Come on, it’s won’t hurt.”  They say, pleading in their voice. “I don’t want to.”  The similar pleading, my voice begging them to drop it.   They don’t dr... Read more
Falling Off
Friday, June 29, 2018      5 comments

I've been falling off a bit lately... and I don't like it... in part it's because my friend moved (the one that was assisting with motivation) and another is my stupid ankle. I can't jump, run or do much walking on it. Heck, 4/5 of my medical/... Read more
A Benefit of Running
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      2 comments

I will preface this blog by saying that A) this is a very tough poopy topic and B) is it probably TMI but if I can't share this situation here with my Spark Friends, who can I share this situation with? Friday night, dearest BF and I went t... Read more
Finding Time!
Monday, May 07, 2018      9 comments

I have lots of people that ask me... Where do you find the time? Let me paint you a picture of my "daily" schedule: I am up at 4:30am to be o... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Little Victories
Friday, May 04, 2018      116 comments

Yesterday, I had a vendor come into work. I have seen the driver nearly every week, but the sales manager I have not seen since December. I stepped out of my office and heard the two of them talking. The Manager was telling the Driver that he... Read more

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