I ran into the same young lady twice in one week who I have not seen in a few years. Usually when I run into people I haven’t seen in a long time it means I’m going to learn something new. The first time I saw her, it was at the gym (she … More I Think I Met an Intuitive Eater
At the risk of sounding cliche, I will go ahead and exclaim, “I can’t believe summer is over next week!” I started my second week of work today and much to my surprise I transitioned into early mornings very well. Sometimes I surprise myself and wake up before my alarm. Even more shocking, I was … More So Long Summer
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I follow a lot of other blogs and Lifting My Spirits is one of my favorites. The author has a wonderful story. She’s living proof that it’s never too late to change your physique for the better. She absolutely explodes the myth that once you’re past 40 or…
The Olympics may be over, but soon the Paralympic Games 2016 are coming to Rio. I think it’s safe to assume that we all agree that the Paralympic athlete is amazing. Competing in these games with a disability, I think we can also agree that the Paralympian does not let their disability define their limits. … More Trying to Keep up with a Paralympian
This post is brought to you by good intentions and poor efforts. If you have been reading my blog for some time you may remember that I work with the school district and I have summers off. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? Well yes it is, but having two months off does have its setbacks. I’m … More It Takes How Many Days to Form a Habit?
Who else has Olympic fever? Thank goodness I am not back to work yet and I can binge watch the games all day at my leisure. How about Mr. Lightening Bolt? The machine of a swimmer Michael Phleps? The tiny but mighty Simone Biles? I think if you have the dedication, focus and athletic … More 7 Reasons Why I Love Andre Degrasse
Yesterday I went to work with Andy. It was a gorgeous day and I had no pressing plans and just wanted to get out the apartment. I mentioned on my blog before that Andy is a musician. Specifically he plays the steel pan, and summer is the busy season for him. Many times I will … More Please be Safe
“Sweat” with my guest writer, my sister Francine as she gets tangled in red tape and bureaucracy at the passport office. Will she finally get ready for a family vacation with time against her? My life, like many people’s, is not extraordinarily exciting. While there are thrilling hills and mundane valleys, up, down and sideways … More When Life Feels Like a Reality Show
July has been a pretty hot and humid month so far and I am not complaining in the least. I welcome the hot weather during the summer months. Lord knows I will be knee-deep in snow sooner than I would like. The temperature was a moderate 25 C with a cool breeze today. The meteorologist … More Beach lounging or Running?
Every summer my goal is to find books for my reading list. Nothing beats leisurely summer reading. I found the book 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, written by Mona Awad on the Apple book list of recommended readings. The book was a pretty quick and easy read. Set in the city of … More 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl