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Tuesday, January 19, 2021      13 comments

I’m so embarrassed. I haven’t gotten a mammogram since 2017. I know better. I have insurance. I had a referral at some point and I started procrastinating. It’s not like I don’t have a history of cancer in my family. There are no excuses. I fina... Read more
MLK DAY and Running
Monday, January 18, 2021      12 comments

This is such a special day for me because there is so much turmoil around us. My goal is to remain positive and do what I can to make things a litt... Read more
Sunday Fun Day
Sunday, January 17, 2021      11 comments

Every now and then you need a slam dunk! A day that just goes your way. Today was just a good day. I had a great breakfast. I slept in. I hung out with the family. I did some of my meal prep on Saturday so I didn't feel RUSHED to get everything ... Read more
Birthday Planning
Saturday, January 16, 2021      18 comments

Today was a great day! I am in within my calorie range, on track to get in bed on time and I got in a great dance workout while meal prepping kale, quinoa and baking potatoes. This is the official day that I begin planning my birthday shenanigan... Read more
Friday, January 15, 2021      13 comments

I’m supposed to be preparing my breakfast to eat mindfully but all the birds left. Weird! I keep peeking (this thing is such a time buster some days) and... Read more
Friday, January 15, 2021      4 comments

I’m supposed to be preparing my breakfast to eat mindfully but all the birds left. Weird! I keep peeking (this thing is such a time buster some days) and... Read more
Mindful Eating - take II
Thursday, January 14, 2021      14 comments

So, this mindful eating is more work than I thought. Seriously, how hard can it be? HARD. Lunch yesterday was a total bust! I walked at Noon. I didn't use the 12:30 chat with my boss to make lunch because I needed to stretch. No problem.... Read more
Mindful Eating
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      16 comments

The nutritionist directed me to an association for mindful eating. Who knew there was an entire association dedicated to the practice? Very interesting group. I must admit I am always eating while doing something- checking an email, talking on t... Read more
Fitness and Recovery
Tuesday, January 12, 2021      13 comments

I’m getting better everyday but being sick wipes you out. I did my strength training today and my arms felt like jelly. I did a walking video that was a lot of fun and I was completely winded. My fancy fitness watch barely registered it as a wor... Read more
Back to Normal
Monday, January 11, 2021      21 comments

We are nowhere near normal. My husband discovered my almond milk has only 30 calories per cup. I went to make a chocolate and banana protein shake last night and my milk was GONE! We fuss about all sorts of things but we never argue about food. ... Read more
Sunday, January 10, 2021      23 comments

So my husband has fallen ill now too. We have sent my daughter away because she has tested negative twice. Thank you all for the well wishes. We are very fortunate that our symptoms are mostly mild. Exhaustion and pain like the day after a car a... Read more
Friday, January 08, 2021      23 comments

The bug has officially taken me down. My son is sick too. Fortunately, my daughter and husband have been spared. Overall, symptoms are mild. I’m sore, sneezing and very tired. Back to sleep I go. I will check in and hope to get moving in the mo... Read more
5 Minute Journal
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      15 comments

I have a new 5 minute journal that requires me to write down 3 things I am grateful for, my affirmation for the day and acknowledge what would make my day great. I thought it was a little silly at first but I felt excited acknowledging I would ... Read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      14 comments

Maybe my spirit animal is a bear. All I want to do is sleep in the winter. I have managed to drag myself out of bed and moved my body but I don't feel dainty and light. I move with all the grace of a 800lb black bear that has eaten at every cabi... Read more
Monday, January 04, 2021      17 comments

Keep It Simple Sweetie That is how I am rollin'! I am taking things to the very basics. Current Situation: I really struggled to get through the holidays. I pray the worst is over and things will start to return to normal. Due to a ... Read more

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