Workouts this week
Beginning Monday, I participated in a 45 minute kickboxing style boot camp class (this is part of the challenge I signed up for at my gym). Tuesday I did 15 minutes of ab work. Wednesday I did an at home 30 minute tabata interval work out. Thur... Read more
Fitness Challenge Time: The numbers
I went ahead and signed up for a "battle of the boot camps" challenge at my gym. I can on only attend half of the classes, but six weeks of one class a week will be better than no classes a week. This evening, our starting data was recorded. Wei... Read more
Today was the first day of the new year. My family and I stayed on our hill. We didn't run a 10k. We didn't plunge into icy waters. We didn't ice skate and play in the snow. This is the first year, in five years, that we haven't done something a... Read more
Searching for Balance
It feels as though so much has changed since my last blog entry, a year and a half ago. I am working full time, teaching fourth and fifth graders, while taking six week long courses to fulfill the requirements for my Montessori Elementary Guide ... Read more
New Chapters, small accomplishments, bigger picture
Have I truly not blogged since January?
I've just been going and going. I've been enacting big life changes.
I stepped down from the school board position, and am planning on a full time teaching position, next school year. I long termed ... Read more
The Goal is to Get Fit
Tonight in class, I touched on the topic of setting fitness goals, as opposed to resolutions. I'm not a fan of resolutions. Goals can be achieved. I'm a fan of setting small realistic manageable goals.
Start small, set a goal of stretching ev... Read more
Don't Blame the Holidays
A great Kevin Hart quote!
Seriously though, be honest with yourself. Pay attention to what you eat year round. It isn't as though your unhealthy habits of fast food and ... Read more
Another New Year
Welcome 2015! I was pretty flakey in 2014:/ I stopped tracking my fitness minutes o.O
I totally slacked on my group admin responsibilities. Oops.
It was productive in many other ways, though, I assure you.
I returned to subbing in the cl... Read more
Life has been happening! There were birthday parties, back to back. A lot of time spent at the lake. Summer has come to an end. Fall is here.
Family portraits are just around the corner. I'm looking forward to pictures with a gorgeous autumn ... Read more
My baby started kindergarten today. Big sis is now a second grader. My workout partner is a sophomore. It's flying right on by!
After 10weeks of having my kids with me all.the.time. I am free again. I miss them.....but I got to workout for m... Read more
An exercise is good for you blog
I was outside watering my garden, when a novel idea struck. feeling pleased with my blog from earlier this morning, I was thinking how I wanted to share my first experience sitting shot gun, with a permit wielding teenager at the wheel. This is... Read more
Fbook's Fatty Pages--wtf?
Why is this a thing? Pages dedicated to ridiculing overweight and obese people. There was just an incident in the local news about a "fatties" page. Wtf? In my part of the north state, in my county, I believe the statistic is 25%of our populat... Read more
It is just not my summer! Foam Fest....CANCELLED. No refunds. The folks behind the a Warrior Dash (red frog racing) offered free registration to those of us whose race was nixed, and a 25% off discount for a friend. So I signed my husband and my... Read more
Life is Good
I'm choosing to see the silver lining. I had a great adventure planned for this week. A great adventure that was thwarted by fevers, vomiting, ear infections, and general yuck. Very frustrating.
- I saved a few bucks without h... Read more
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Foam, Full Moon and Pump
In August I'll participate in the Foamfest 5k. I'm excited, and a bit intimidated. The course has 16 obstacles. ...and mud, foam, and water. A friend of mine is also racing. I'm Very grateful for that. Nervous, excited, and grateful.
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