Portion Control – Halloween edition

It’s Halloween, and you know what that means –  kids returning home with a big pillowcase or otherwise giant bag of scavenged treats. Want to avoid this? Have this? After your little pillagers walk through...

Getting Back on the Carousel Horse

Today I went for a five mile run. It’s the first time I’ve run in more than two months. Some of you know that I’ve been recovering from an injury. I cracked my kneecap hiking...

The Skank-ification of Halloween

Today, my mom was making a caterpillar costume for my 5 year old. It didn’t exactly work out too well. With less than a week to go until Halloween, we headed to the Spirit of...

The Running of the Kindergartners

This morning I did another race… sort of. My daughter’s school had a fundraising 5K run. The younger kids, like my daughter, Lily, ran one mile. One mile is a long way on short kindergartner...

Courage to keep going – Goal rush week 2

Today starts the second week of goal rush. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, check last weeks posts. So how are you doing on your goal or goals? Now is a really...

The Definition of Brave

brave/brāv/ Adjective: Ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage. From Dictionary.com You might not guess this from meeting me, but it’s true. People terrify me. Attribute it to years of being bullied, or whatever....

Courage to start: Goal Rush Day 1

At yoga today, a friend pointed out that I can be a little scary sometimes. To be honest, he said he wanted to throw something at me. Sometimes, I forget that where I am now,...

Goal Rush – October

You’re invited! Join me in a Goal Rush. That’s where you pick 3 food and or fitness goals and achieve them during the month. When you’re picking which goals, make sure you choose something you...

Snack Smart: Egg-cellent protein

Remember those commercials — The incredible edible egg? This food is often slammed for cholesterol, but it has good fats as well as a complete protein with a full compliment of amino acids. I am...