I am never more alive then when I've just completed a workout, I'm sweaty and what I like to call "all wrung out". For some reason, I'm never more clear, more focused and more sure of myself as I am when I am doing something physically strenuous. More often than not, much of my writing inspiration … Continue reading Wonder Full Wednesday: Perspiration to Inspiration
We all have days (weeks, months) that we just aren't that motivated. Often I am motivated to work out and do what needs to be done ONLY because of the feeling after the fact. I know I'll feel great once I work out. I know I'll feel better if I just get off my butt … Continue reading The Real Test
Even on the yucky, crappy, wish-the ground-would-swallow-me-up, go-back-to-bed-days, I aspire to still, in the midst of circumstance, be grateful. Even on the yucky days, when I am at my worst, I want to be able to take a step back just for a moment, and remember the bigger picture, and be grateful. This is so … Continue reading Even on the yucky days…
I'm always amazed when I do something I thought I couldn't do, or was impossible. Marathons, losing weight yes, but even little things. Like when I was in high school and I had my first car (89 Dodge Colt). I had a tail light that burnt out. I thought about waiting until my dad got … Continue reading I Am Woman…..
Today was a rough one. Not for any particular reason...just weepy, over-emotional, overwhelmed, missing my Hawaii peeps, missing the hubbs, church this morning was spot on, and oh yeah, I'm a woman! Ha! After church and braving the grocery store for ONLY FIVE items that inevitably turned into 25 - I felt a little blah … Continue reading Making Lemonade
When I worked in banking I used to see the non-showered stay-at-home-moms looking all frazzled and not "making their children behave" as they ran around and got loud. I used to think to myself, "Man, can't she make those kids mind? My kids will NEVER act like that!" BWAAHHAHHAHHA!!! And fast forward to today AS … Continue reading Never Say Never
With deployment looming in the not-so-distant future, I was thinking yesterday about some of the things I actually look forward to during a deployment. Things like mowing the lawn. Yep. I actually LOVE mowing the lawn. There is something so gratifying about seeing those freshly made tracks on the grass, the smell of it mixed … Continue reading Positives of a deployment…