Hello and happy Monday! I was just telling someone that I’m tired today, but I seem to be tired most Mondays because I play hard on the weekends! This morning I woke expecting to not only feel tired, but I figured I’d feel sore as well. Yesterday I helped my youngest daughter and her fiancé… Continue reading Monday Musings: Health
I have a birthday coming up soon and it seems as though I get a bit more philosophical around my birthdays, especially the older I get. After all, the older I get, the more my mortality becomes more inevitable. I don’t want to get all morbid and tell you that I think about my pending… Continue reading Torn
As you know, my husband and I started working out at a gym last November. David has been doing great; he has lost close to 30 pounds and we had to go shopping last weekend because all of his clothes are too big. As happy as I am for him, I found myself being a… Continue reading F*ck you, scale!
I’ve been absent for a bit. I haven’t been inspired to write anything, and nothing exciting is going on. I don’t want to bore people with my normal routine of work, exercise, and what I’m eating. This morning, however, I saw this clip of Ricky Gervais on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and it… Continue reading I love food….and wine.
Ahhh….Sunday mornings. I love them, don’t you? My plans for today include seeing La La Land with my daughters and then everyone is coming over for dinner. I love when the kids come over for dinner. The house is full again, as well as the dining room table. I thought I’d share my five current… Continue reading 5 Current Favorite Recipes
When I look back at 2016, a lot of great things happened: I ran my second marathon. I also got to meet an online friend in person and we ran the marathon together. It was pretty damn epic. I went to Wrigley Field for the first time and saw the Cubs play. By that time,… Continue reading I’ve had enough of 2016
I’ve been doing workouts at our local gym for four straight weeks and it’s been great! Although I haven’t noticed any significant changes in my body, I have been able to increase the weights that I’m using in my workouts and best of all, I’ve noticed an improvement in my running. I can run… Continue reading A month at the gym
It’s Sunday and it’s snowing! A perfect day for a rest day, which I have been trying to take advantage of. It’s 2:18 in the afternoon and I’m still in my jammies! I finished the new season of Gilmore Girls, and I’m finishing up my food prep for the week. I’d say it has been… Continue reading Gym workouts – Week 3
Our family recently returned from a trip to Las Vegas to celebrate Kayla’s 21st birthday and her one-year remission. Our family has a lot to be thankful for and what better way to spend a long Thanksgiving weekend than in Vegas, right? We had a great time! Before takeoff on our flight to Vegas, the… Continue reading Put YOUR mask on first
It’s been quite the week, hasn’t it? For me, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster. For those of you who read my blog on a regular basis, this won’t come as any surprise: I voted for Hillary, so when I woke up Wednesday morning to the news that Donald Trump is our next POTUS, I was… Continue reading I joined a gym!