New fitbit! Pulaski Days! Head examined...
My new fitbit arrived and I am happy to report it is recording steps once again!
I received the official results from the Blue Blaze Trail Run/Walk people and believe it or not, this girl came in 5th place! Apparently some of those other... Read more
Sad day - a little lost!
Monday my fitbit started acting up. It kept setting the timer all by itself! I would be sitting at my desk and it would vibrate and the timer would set. I would turn it off and a couple seconds later it would do it again. Finally, I just lef... Read more
Details, trail runs and angels...
I remember as a teenager I wanted to paint my bedroom lavender. My dad took me to the paint store and we picked out the perfect paint color. When we got home he told me to take down all my posters and things on the walls. I quickly did that. ... Read more
Yesterday I went to a nearby town to see the play "The Whale". The overview of the play said it was about a "600 pound recluse who hides away in his apartment and is slowly eating himself to death. Desperate to reconnect with his long-estrange... Read more
Reset Day 114: Whales, Visions and Goals
I am on the diversity committee at work. As part of our diversity initiative we are sponsoring a theatre that is performing plays that address current issues, raise awareness and encourage dialogue. Tonight is the first performance I will be a... Read more
Reset day 114: 200 days on the PCT!
Today is day 200 on the PCT. I started the trail in Southern California at the Mexico border. Today I am in Northern California closing in on the Oregon border.
I am in stage 33 of the trail, Old Station to Burney Falls. Hoping there are... Read more
Reset day 113: craft fairs, costco and slippery slopes
This weekend I went to a fall arts/crafts fair in one of the local parks. I wandered for hours. Fall flowers, pumpkins, the smell of apples baking with cinnamon, beautiful crafts, pottery, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, you name it ... Read more
Reset Day 108: Keep it simple
I have had a stress filled week. My friend is unexpectedly back in the hospital and there have been employee issues at work that I have had to deal with, top that off with just the little unexpected let downs that happen along life's way....
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Reset day 102: Throwing in the towel
I had an awesome time at the women's retreat. There was horseback riding, kayaking, shooting, meditation, crafts, spiritual workshops, bonfires, hayrides and of course our annual game of musical chairs which always has everyone lau... Read more
Reset day 96: I DID IT!!!
WooHoo! I don't know how, but I managed to make that step goal yesterday. We took the stairs at the parking ramp (4 flights). I tried to add steps everywhere I could! I am so grateful I was able to pull this off and not have to feel defeated... Read more
Reset day 95: Right now...
Oh boy. Ever feel like you are setting yourself up to fail? Yep, I'm trying on those shoes. I haven't bought them yet, but I keep trying them on......
I have a busy day today. I am leaving work early to go to a concert in Ann Arbor whic... Read more
Reset day 93: I will NOT be defeated
Yesterday was a trying day. I had a long meeting with caseworkers, care givers, and social workers regarding completing a new assessment which is now required in Michigan for my son Jack. The meeting consisted of 3 hours of questions to which ... Read more
Reset Day 92: Enough already
The weekend is over, my birthday has passed, and I am so ready to move into September! I am exhausted, a bit disappointed in my efforts in August and stressed. However, I just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Soon this point will ... Read more
Reset day 89: from spotlight to the trenches
Tuesday I had my moment in the spotlight. I danced on the stage of life. I basked in its warmth. I soaked it in. I enjoyed every minute of it (except the minute I saw the photos).
Today, I am back in the trenches of life.
I am no... Read more
Reset day 88: blah blah blah
Yesterday was an awesome day. I logged over 25,000 steps on the fitbit. When you are a walker, not a runner, and work full time, that is a LOT of steps!
I stayed on track with my food yesterday too! Yippee.
Today those pesky bagel... Read more
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