Did I Say That?!

Blogging two days in a row, you know something's got my attention. I'm writing to respond to this comment on yesterday's post: Why does it have to be so hard ALL the time?? I'm trying to wrap my head around the fact that this is going to be a daily battle for the rest of my life.........really??? ...more

Fake It 'Til You Make It

Oh woe is me.I've been down in the dumps.The other night I went to bed with a bag of tortilla chips and a bowl of salsa. Really.That, coupled with some other equally disturbing eating behaviors, has me feeling like crap. When will I learn? ...more

Not So Fast

When last we met our brave heroine she was defiant in her resistance to the common cold. Filled with verve, nerve and perspicacity she challenged the viral intruder to take her down.Sadly, it did. Ok, I'm being somewhat melodramatic here but yes, I was over-eager in my refusal to believe that something like a wee sore throat and whatnot could stop me ....more

Too Busy for a Cold (and 10 out of 15k ain't bad)

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!]I started getting sick in the middle of the week last week. I went to the gym on Monday and Tuesday and then not again for the rest of the week ....more

Maybe I'm Amazed

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!]For years people have been asking me, "how do you do it all?" And by all I think they mean raise kids, work, exercise, blog, keep a friend or two, etc, etc. Well, sometimes something has to give and the past week + it's been the blog ....more

Hard Spin, Easy Run

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!]Same old, same old around here. Just been doing my thing, which lately means ongoing struggle with late-night snacking ....more

Run Outfit of the Day

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!]Hey there! Yes, it's almost midnight and I'm just starting this post ....more

Backpacking in the Mokelumne Wilderness 2014

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!] This is my 3rd time attending the annual ladies backpacking trip. The group started going in 2010 and my first trip was in 2012 to Ten Lakes in Yosemite, then in 2013 to Lake Gertrude in Desolation Wilderness ....more

Sitting is Tiring

Thursday's lunch I'm coming to you from the BlogHer's 10th anniversary conference. The food thing has gone well. Despite their serving breakfast every morning I've eaten at home because I know my Kashi GoLean and almond milk is an easy way to make a better choice ....more

All Aboard the Busy Bus!

[PSA: "like" my blog's Facebook page to get tips and updates on my blog posts in your news feed. I'm on Instagram and Twitter too!] Things are about to get crazy! I have so much going on these next two weeks that I'm actually a little intimidated ....more