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Fitness Fridays: Running and sprinting

Nearly a week ago I ran in my second 5k of this year. The course is full of hills, similar to my normal training runs. I experimented this time with really resting my legs the week of the race. I … Continue reading

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Just Write: Buns and Braids

My two ballerinas had their dance recital this past weekend, so I spent the weekend honing my skills at creating buns.  I used to struggle with my daughters’ curly hair.  Their curls are stunning, but they tangle so easily.  I … Continue reading

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Munch the Public Speaker

As the school year comes to a close, I cannot believe how mature Munch seems.  She has learned so much this year that I can barely believe it.  Munch is an accelerated reader now who finds her nose in a book a … Continue reading

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Interpretive Dance and Cheese Curds: LTYM Milwaukee 2014

I met Alexandra on Tuesday night for a celebratory post production meeting for Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee.  We celebrated with hot chocolate (for me) and coffee (for her).  We basked in the memories of our show.  We closed down … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Still on a Race High

        I am still beaming two weeks after my race.  I felt exhilarated and confident.  Running has given me so much.  It has become a moving meditation, an effective weapon in my self-care toolbox, and a new-found … Continue reading

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#Pushplay and my amazing fitness mentor

 <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/6279967/?claim=scudtbeftra”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> I posted this picture on my Facebook, and I have never received so much positive feedback and encouragement.  I spent the past three years beating myself up for everything. I had resigned myself to a sedentary … Continue reading

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The Caregiver Archetype

 Katherine Stone and Cheryl Contee led the Pathfinder session of Blogging as a Change Agent : they recommended this book: Archetypes by Caroline Myss.  I finally got a chance to check this book out from the library this past month.  I … Continue reading

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My exercise posse

I’m the youngest by twelve years. I am in a different season of life; they are empty nesters or going through menopause. Yet we all fit together. We are a team of four united in our mutual desire to make lasting … Continue reading

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Stretching Beyond My Comfort Zone

During #ppdchat on Monday, I saw a tweet from the lovely Lauren Hale that really stuck with me.  “PPD is such a thief, isn’t it?” It really struck a chord with me.  I felt like my postpartum depression and my … Continue reading

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Just Write: Dancing Days Are Here Again

Tuesdays are officially dance day and dance night at our house.  The mornings begin with me checking that the dance bags are full of leotards, tights and shoes.  My husband takes Skeeter’s dance bag.  He picks her up from daycare, picks Munch up from school, … Continue reading

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