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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
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.
Next... Read more
I'm going to just accept that I have moved beyond needing to track every bit of exercise. It's safe to say that it is a habit, part of my life. I've been busy picking up extra classes at the gym. I've started subbing in schools again. I've been ... Read more
I have so totally not been tracking my fitness, at least not here. I've been using a different app and I got so behind logging them on this site that I just stopped. I've neglected my admin duty of awarding goodies for top fitness minute achieve... Read more
Around this time last year I stood on a body comp scale and received this cool slip of paper giving me information about my health.....bone density, fat%, water weight, etc. It was pretty neat. Today I just had a good old fashioned test done wi... Read more
Use it or lose it
I recently had minor surgery and was unable to workout for a few days. I was thrilled to get back working hard. It reminded me how important it is to be consistent and committed to exercise. If that wasn't enough I received a rather irritating v... Read more