Nothing Compares 2U: Why Runners Shouldn't Spend Any Time With Comparisons

Few things will cause as much disappointment, as quickly, as comparing yourself to… well anything....more

Make A Vision Board

Welcome back to my Blogher Blog! It's a brand new year. And a brand new year, means a brand new start. There is no more perfect time than NOW to make your vision board, and put your plan into action.Yes, 2012 is about ACTION. This year, we're not just talking - we're walking our talk. And it's gonna be powerful. This year, we're DREAMING BIG....more
I love to make vision boards, it's my favorite art medium and my creative meditation. Thanks for ...more

The Problem With School Sports and Phys Ed


Resolutions? Try a Word or Mantra Instead

This post is inspired by my recent comment on the BlogHer Life Well Lived post. A friend of mine recently told me that instead of coming up with new year resolutions that, for her, are inevitably forgotten (which then results in a feeling of failure at the end of the year), she picks a word (or phrase) to live by during the year. Her word for last year was 'Still". Which meant that she was able to focus on...wait for it...being still. ...more
I agree, Laura! It changes one's perspective in such a poignant way... I'm trying to raise my ...more

I'm buzzed about beginnings

I’ve decided to attempt another month of consecutive daily blog posts as I did in November.December I barely posted at all, because of Christmas preparations, spending a lot of time at the hospital and catching up from November, when our lives were really crazy. January’s blog theme is “Beginnings.”  I love the newness, the potential of a New Year.  If we really focus, it’s a great time to be productive and recuperate from the holidays. ...more


You were going to lose ten pounds. Spend at least 45 minutes on the treadmill. Eat 3 healthy meals a day, packed with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables? Sound familiar? Three months have passed, and your New Year’s resolutions are calling to you. Why not take the time right now to evaluate how you’re doing. Did you make a little progress? None at all? Can you even remember your resolutions? ...more

It Takes Two to Tango


48 Days to a Better Me, I Accept the Challenge

Kelly McCausey from Momstalknetwork created a 48 day challenge for herself.  ...more

2008 in the Medicine Cabinet

A medicine cabinet is our open book. Accessible to any bathroom visitor, we present a historical medical scrapbook of our lives behind a hinged mirror door. It's a treasure chest screaming to be explored; secret revelations waiting to be discovered. ...more