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Day 1 of Mindful Living and Catching You Up to Speed...
Sunday, October 06, 2013      8 comments

Calories Consumed: 1276 Fitness Minutes: 140 Last week I went on a last minute cruise with my son who has anorexia. He flew down to Ft Lauderdale on a Friday morning and by 4:30 PM said my husband and I could join him if we wanted. I t... Read more
A glimpse into family life and anorexia...
Thursday, September 19, 2013      18 comments

I am just so sad... My anorexic son booked a vacation - by himself. 2 days in Ft Lauderdale, FL then a 7 day cruise on Royal Carribean to Jamaica, Haiti, and 2 other places. He is going by himself! - starts tomorrow! My husband and... Read more
One Week Until The Philly Rock-N-Roll Half Marathon..
Sunday, September 08, 2013      13 comments

I have hung in there with my training. I hit 10.5 miles last week. My left knee is bothering me somewhat so I am putting bio freeze on it nightly. I think the shot I got is wearing off, but I will be okay for the race. I am running with ... Read more
No Matter How You Feel, Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up, and NEVER Give Up...
Saturday, August 17, 2013      17 comments

Sorry I haven't blogged in a while. I needed time to focus more on myself. My 24 year old son's obsessive compulsive disorder took over my life and my husband's life through his anorexia. He can be very manipulative -- who wants to see ... Read more
A Hard Blog To Write...
Monday, July 01, 2013      18 comments

Well, I am an optimist, and I hate to write anything less than that on this site. I always look at the bright side but 2013 is really testing me. My oldest son - age 24 - has anorexia. I am still in such disbelief everytime I think about it.... Read more
Ugh! What happened to ez Fridays??
Friday, June 07, 2013      12 comments

Ugh!! What a week! My son started the week with a stomach bug so is back to 121 lbs! I saw an employee mishandle a child so had to at that point gladly fire her, report her to child abuse, tell and cry with the parent ( the child was not... Read more
Home, Roxy And Unsolicited Advice...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      11 comments

Roxy and I took the red eye from San Diego to Philly last night/this morning. One of my managers went into the hospital with chest pain yesterday. She has heart issues - she is only 47! Anyway, Roxy got tons of compliments at the airport.... Read more
Focusing On ME...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      14 comments

Today I woke up re-newed thanks in large part to my Sparkbuddies! We got up and went to our favorite breakfast spot where I got steelcut oatmeal with walnuts and banana. I was filled at half (it was a big bowl). My son ate his usual egg w... Read more
Reflection At 50...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      22 comments

My 50th birthday was not what I had ever planned it to be. I find myself the furthest point across the country from my home, husband, youngest son, friends and a job that I love. I miss "my life" but am here to try to save my older son's l... Read more
Running Keeps Me Sane...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      16 comments

I got a nice 3.7 mile run in this morning. I am trying to figure out how to schedule it in before it gets too hot. My son needs to eat breakfast at 7:30. Breakfast is his biggest meal. He never ate breakfast before this - even when he ... Read more
The Past Two Weeks (this is a long one!!)4...
Sunday, May 12, 2013      10 comments

The past two weeks have been such a whirlwind!! Two weeks ago I was training for the Delaware Half Marathon - right on schedule. I was so proud that I was still on track while in California and dealing with my 24 year old son's anorexia.... Read more
Two Weeks Until The Delaware Half Marathon...
Sunday, April 28, 2013      8 comments

I got a lot of nice runs this week in California. My parents popped in for a surprise for this weekend- it put my long run on hold til tomorrow morning... Funny how life can do that!! I am going to get up early, bundle up and go for it in the ... Read more
I'm not telling you it's gonna be easy, I am telling you it's gonna be worth it...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      12 comments

Those of you who have "known" me for over two years know this has always been the background on my Sparkpage. I have never thought to change it because it has always applied to my situation - no matter what it has been. At first it was to walk... Read more
Three Weeks Until The Delaware Half Marathon...
Sunday, April 21, 2013      8 comments

I have been staying on track with my training plan. I did get a late start due to physical therapy, but am staying on track! I ran a long run of 8.5 miles today. Next Saturday I will run 10 miles around the city of Newark. My knee has been f... Read more
What A Week (and it is only Wednesday)!...
Thursday, April 18, 2013      10 comments

Well, my week started with traveling to California with Roxy. She did great until the last 45 mins. (she started panting). I am not sure if it was the descent or being in the carrier for 6.5 hours! Anyway, she adjusted to California and the a... Read more

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