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July 11, 2014

365 Day Challenge

In November, I set off to create a healthier me.  In the process, I ended up gaining 25 pounds.  Yup.  I credit my weight gain to all of the time that I spend in my car driving to school or taking kids to their activities.  Well …. that and my addiction to fast food and […]

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A new day

     It’s been months since I’ve updated.  To be honest, I’ve just been too busy to get online regularly and post.  The school year here flew by.  Here are some of the highlights:      Andrew finished his first year of college!  It started out rough and at times I just didn’t know  how we would […]

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November 12, 2013


Last night, I dreamt that I was running in a marathon with Andrew.  I felt like I couldn’t keep running, but I wasn’t allowed to stop.  Even though I was exhausted as I ran, I was filled with an unexplainable joy as I ran next to him.  It felt like I couldn’t go on and […]

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November 11, 2013

Meeting myself coming and going

I’m busy. ( Aren’t we all.)  This last week put my hectic life into focus in a way that made me laugh and … exhausted me at the same time. I sort of was on automatic pilot as I trudged through the week of violin lessons, Kung Fu, and getting Andrew on and off campus […]

Healthy Living

November 5, 2013

Slow and steady starts the race

Today is day 2.  It seems a little silly to point that out, but since the first days of changing eating habits seem to be he hardest for me, I think it will serve me well to celebrate little successes early on.  Yesterday, I planned on going back to my Medi-Fast meals but for whatever […]