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Santa Margarita, Cold Showers, #lorreelee
Saturday, August 29, 2020      10 comments

It's been a very hot few weeks here in Cali. Hikes have been limited to very early morning walks along a beautiful preserve, I found so close to my home. It astonished me that I found this particular place and it was basically in my own backya... Read more
Big Bear Lake and Spark Motivator...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      10 comments

Over the past month, I've found some time to get out into the mountains...and just breathe. Some beautiful quiet time away from all that is busy in my life. Hikes to a summit, into a canyon, along a path with the most beautiful lake I've ever ... Read more
Mt. Woodson to Potato Chip Rock Hike
Sunday, June 07, 2020      10 comments

Over the past few weeks, I've had a strong urge to get out into nature. I miss it. Nature fills me up with that joyful stuff that has been missing. So this morning I woke up early, packed up my gear and took off for Potato Chip Rock. I d... Read more
My Sweet Shyloh...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      10 comments

Back in 2007, I visited a website for a rescue shelter in my area. The month prior I had lost a cat that I loved so much, and the family was wanting to bring more fur baby joy back into the house. At the urging of them, I visited a websi... Read more
It's Day #37 of my 90 Day Challenge!
Saturday, May 23, 2020      11 comments

Hey Sparkers! It's Saturday and looks pretty darn beautiful outside already. I may just go find a mountain, or at least a large hill, to go hike up this holiday weekend. Solitude hiking isn't one of my favorite things to do. I much pre... Read more
My Mom...
Sunday, May 10, 2020      11 comments

My Mom. I remember parts of this day. It was my oldest brother's wedding. His reception was at my childhood home. My mother spent days pu... Read more
What We Do Today...
Sunday, May 03, 2020      8 comments

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Google says Dale Carnegie came up with that quote. It's a good one, too. One that I think of when worrying seems to be taking over my thoughts. Which has been a big part of my though... Read more
My 90 Day Challenge...
Saturday, May 02, 2020      8 comments

How many of you here have started a challenge, and then forgot that you were doing that challenge? Anyone? Oh yes, I see my hand sticking straight up in the air right now. That's me. The girl who started a 90 day challenge, then forgot she w... Read more
The Views Out Of My Windows...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      9 comments

I've seen an inspiring theme moving around the blogs here on Sparkpeople. It's funny that it comes at a time, where I am noticing how much more I am appreciating my own home. I wrote in my previous blog, about how the busyness I chose to live ... Read more
10 Months Later...
Sunday, April 26, 2020      11 comments

It's been a while for me. My last blog was about 10 months ago. This time in life has brought out feelings and fears, that feel all stuck inside. I do my best to work through these feelings. Yoga and walking 10k steps a day are my goals. As... Read more
Upside Down...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      13 comments

Get upside down. As odd as the suggestion was to me, I didn't think it was totally out of this world. Yoga has become my new favorite thing. It's been a healing art that has been putting me on the floor more, on a mat, focusing on my br... Read more
Whole30 Rundown and Reintroduction...
Saturday, February 02, 2019      9 comments

My January Whole30 ended three days ago. I must say I'm very pleased with how I managed my 30-day program. It went really well. I fought through sugar withdrawals starting on day 3, and beat that sugar dragon down with my sheer determination ... Read more
A Recipe For Morning Success...
Friday, January 18, 2019      7 comments

Recently I decided to create a new morning routine for myself. I thought about what I personally needed to get my fire stoked, my thoughts creative and body moving more. Then I decided I would make it something that I carefully build for mysel... Read more
1 Mile Mornings...
Saturday, January 12, 2019      9 comments

Over the past 5 months, I've experienced feelings that I never wanted to feel. Grief and depression have topped the list of those feelings. I've struggled through them, doing the best I can to deal with everything in as healthy of a way as pos... Read more
The First Times...
Monday, December 17, 2018      13 comments

When is the last time you tried something for the first time? It's my new favorite question. I wrote it down and keep it next to me on my night stand, so when I wake up in the morning it's the first thing I see. I try to find ne... Read more

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