Forgive me

I've been soooo bad about posting on here lately. It's not because I don't want to. I think lately I've been feeling uninspired. And if you know me, that's not a good thing.The past few weeks I've been in a hole. There's this thing that I think I'm going through. Where I know I need to make some changes, but I don't exactly know where, when and how....more

5 Things I Swore I'd Never Do

Before you become a parent, you are able to freely judge those with children. You can easily look down on them as lesser beings. You vow to yourself to show them exactly how a 'good' mother does things when you have kids of your own. And then you have a baby...If you don't yet have children, please, enjoy your daydreams because once the bundle of joy is here, you'll forget any of your morals exist. I promise....more

Reality Check; If You Are Going to Get Fit, This Can Help a Bit; A Fitbit

Ever been on a run and wondered how far you went, how hard you’re working out, how many calories you’re burning? If you’re not wearing a heart rate monitor, you might stop and check your pulse for 6 seconds, multiply by 10 and figure out you’re at 85% of your heart maximum for your age. A few intervals of one to two minutes of anaerobic training (where you are breathing hard, and can’t carry on a conversation with your running mate), interspersed with less difficult longer minutes at an aerobic rate, probably at 70%, is a great way to burn body fat, if that’s what you’re after....more
Success!  Finally figured out how to post photos! I'm all growed up :)more

Web 2.0 Sophisticate or Commonsensical?

When I agreed to be a room parent for my son’s Kindergarten class, I knew full well that my work schedule didn’t accommodate a lot of hanging around on the sidewalk talking to fellow parents about the upcoming class parties.  After speaking with the Kindergarten teacher, I learned that much of the class party planning could be accomplished through email and phone calls between me and the parents.  Nice. Wait, did I say nice?...more

If I could never talk on it again, I wouldn't.

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Out of my League

Reality check:  I am not 21 anymore!  I cannot keep up with the energy levels or ESPECIALLY the metabolisms of my 24 year old coworkers.  I feel like I wish I were still in their shoes sometimes - swilling beers and downing pizza to my heart's content not worrying about how it will make me gain 5 lbs in 48 hours. ...more