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  • i am grateful for, 6.27.17

    6/27/2017 7:46:31 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are excellent at modeling resiliency. 2. getting things done, because a sense of accomplishment feels good. 3. co... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 6.25.17

    6/26/2017 3:58:17 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me soften. 2. online support groups, because they keep me going. 3. rest, because it's super important. 4. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.23.17

    6/24/2017 3:54:50 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me prioritize. 2. the opportunities for massages that i've had lately, because they are helping. 3. my friend... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.20.17

    6/21/2017 1:08:45 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me do what is right. 2. standing ground, because it's time. 3. being recognized, because appreciation is key.... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.19.17

    6/20/2017 3:51:00 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of how simple things really are. 2. just doing it, because that's how it gets done. 3. sick leave, becau... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.17.17

    6/18/2017 3:49:28 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they love their momma. 2. my tub, because it makes me feel better. 3. my fb 10 day detox community, because it's awesom... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.16.17

    6/17/2017 3:55:18 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of simple pleasures. 2. a great conference, because it is fantastic information. 3. a beautiful day, bec... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.15.17

    6/16/2017 3:48:13 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because our connecting heals us. 2. taking it back off, because it feels better without it. 3. service, because it is healing f... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.14.17

    6/15/2017 3:59:03 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me mindful of my example. 2. gifts, because they can be unexpected. 3. individual time together, because it'... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.13.17

    6/14/2017 3:42:55 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep me awake. 2. courtesy calls, because it was super thoughtful. 3. getting to go to the first soccer night, bec... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.12.17

    6/12/2017 4:35:13 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me look for better. 2. discontent, because it pushes me for better. 3. monitoring results, because it points ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.9.17

    6/10/2017 2:58:50 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me think outside the box. 2. naps, because they feel so good. 3. alaska, because it's beautiful. 4. getting... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.8.17

    6/8/2017 4:22:55 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they just love me. 2. dr hyman's 10 day detox diet, because it's saving me. 3. getting focused, because direction is a ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.7.17

    6/7/2017 6:18:21 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me be more aware of what's important. 2. getting some hours in, because it will help on the check. 3. cooking... Read more

  • i am grateful for 6.6.17

    6/6/2017 7:18:35 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me refocus on what's important. 2. opportunities, because they're everywhere if you're open to them. 3. check... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.2.17

    6/3/2017 3:59:38 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of simple intentions. 2. getting in the garden, because dirt is good for you. 3. help, because some time... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 6.1.17

    6/2/2017 3:35:32 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me pause. 2. sleep, because it feels so good. 3. epsom salts, because they help facilitate number 2. 4. dr ... Read more

  • 2nd Training Update: Rambling

    5/26/2017 12:13:57 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Oh my gosh, I'm so exhausted. I'm so tired that I've been struggling with wanting to (and actually) eating everything in sight. Part of it is hun... Read more

  • Fruit Flush Day 1

    5/23/2017 7:03:29 AM, by LEESHA17

    Jay Robb's fruit flush is one of the ways that's been useful for me to cleanse my body easily and in only 3 days. Today is the pre-flush, so prot... Read more

  • Training Update

    5/10/2017 9:55:24 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    I've been meaning to blog about how training is going. I posted on my status update today that it feels like I wake up, train, eat, work or nap, ... Read more

  • Stronger

    5/4/2017 6:53:04 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    "See, you're stronger than you think!" Emily, my personal trainer said as I regained my composure after a 45-second plank. It took me a moment, j... Read more

  • Half-Ironman Training

    5/1/2017 9:43:45 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    This is it. Today I started Half-Ironman training. My schedule for the next three months is below. Any time it says bike OR run, I'll (probably) ... Read more

  • An Appreciation Poem

    4/19/2017 11:52:28 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    An appreciation poem for the folks with me on this health journey. (And for those who aren't aware, I struggle with suicidal ideation. When I say... Read more

  • Just Don't Quit

    4/13/2017 10:09:57 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    It's been ages since I've written a poem. Here goes. Just Don't Quit Curse the clouds above your head. Curse the ground beneath yo... Read more

  • Found My Ultimate Trigger

    4/11/2017 10:14:19 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    I feel like I'm going to have difficulty phrasing this, but I finally found my ultimate stress trigger - like breaking point trigger. I found wha... Read more

  • Road Trip

    4/1/2017 5:22:30 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Oh dear. That road trip. I set off with the best of intentions. I packed good foods. I packed the food scale. I forgot the blender. *glares at fo... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 3.27.17

    3/28/2017 4:00:44 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me check myself. 2. a calm night, because it's allowing me to reset some things. 3. getting to listen to good... Read more

  • Mental Illness Sucks

    3/23/2017 9:05:44 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Have you ever felt guilty for being alive? For simply existing? I feel guilty. I feel guilty for spending money on myself. I feel guilty for... Read more

  • Before & After

    3/10/2017 11:03:37 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    This one was about 5 or 6 years ago. I was steadily gaining weight and sporadically trying to lose it. Read more

  • i am grateful for, 3.8.17

    3/9/2017 3:59:47 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they sneak love in on me. 2. being appreciated, because it can feel rare. 3. being recognized, because it can also be r... Read more

  • 40 Questions

    2/28/2017 9:10:05 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    40 questions Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Absolutely not, under any ... Read more

  • 2nd Olympic-Distance Triathlon COMPLETED!!!!

    2/27/2017 12:53:10 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    For training this time, I clocked 4,035 minutes and 346.49 miles. That's a 1,065 minute increase in training from last time and a 103.74 mile inc... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 2.20.17

    2/20/2017 2:02:00 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they give me drive. 2. making the gym, because it's been needed. 3. hydromassage, because it's awesome. 4. our new sitters,... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 2.15.17

    2/15/2017 4:27:23 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they know their own minds. 2. getting the massage, because it was needed. 3. the massage still being available, because... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 2.13.16

    2/14/2017 3:34:24 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they bring warmth to my life. 2. hours, because it keeps things rolling. 3. relinquishment, because it's good to be abl... Read more

  • Compassion Hurts

    2/10/2017 12:49:07 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    "Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything." - Andrew Boyd I feel like I'm trying to... Read more

  • I Almost Gave Up

    2/7/2017 1:10:31 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    My husband goes into the hospital Thursday morning for a stint in his artery. Well, hopefully it's only a stint and hopefully it's only one arter... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 2.6.17

    2/7/2017 3:48:36 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they bring out of my head and back into my heart. 2. getting a nanny hired, because it will make life much simpler. 3. ... Read more

  • Battle for Life

    1/31/2017 11:26:10 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    I did it. I freaking did it. I hit that 5mph average. Okay, it was only a 10 minute run, but I did it and I couldn't do it before. What sucks? I ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 1.25.17

    1/26/2017 3:58:29 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me ask for help. 2. good shows, because they touch us. 3. space, because it gives room for breath. 4. doing... Read more

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