Once a year…

True to my 2019 Challenge to not have ANY Cocoa-Cola, I ended the year the way I had planned on last New Year's Eve, by having Coke to celebrate the New Year. Greg ended up finding a case of Mexican Coke (made with cane sugar, not corn syrup like the US version) at Sam's Club... Continue Reading →

A Greater Appreciation…

This past year of 2019 has taught me a lot. I have learned how to be myself, how to deal with pain and how to slow down. I have become much more mindful of what I say, what I do and what is important to me. And even though I wasn’t physically able to hit... Continue Reading →

Why we do the things we do…

Have you ever had a habit that you suddenly wonder why you continue to do it? Last week after my doctor’s appointment and the sudden realization that I had no idea how much protein I consume on a daily basis, I downloaded a couple of food tracking apps to start tracking how much protein I... Continue Reading →

Knowing is half the battle…

Well, today has been quite the learning experience. After almost 13 years post-op, you would think I would have mastered my dietary needs by now, especially being as stats driven as I am. Today, I had my 3-week surgical follow-up after my hernia & bowel obstruction surgery. I have been severely fatigued for almost the... Continue Reading →

The Comfort of a Bad Habit…

This past weekend I was in Portland, OR for The West Coast Planners Candy Shop, which is, you guessed it, a planner convention. I had an amazing time and met so many wonderful people I cannot even put the weekend into words. Just trust me when I say, it was worth every penny spent! I... Continue Reading →

Today is a WIN!

So, it seems that I just ended September with the best stats I have had…in well over a year. My run goal for 2019 was to hit 30 miles a month, and I have missed that goal a couple of months this year due to my neck injury. However, in September I ran 46.69 miles,... Continue Reading →

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