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2019 Word of the Year: Inspire

Oh friends, it’s been a while since I posted anything to the blog. I am starting to write again more consistently because it is a key component of my self-care. I have participated in the word of the year for … Continue reading

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2018 Word of the Year

I have chosen a year of the word for the past six years. This year I again chose a word of the year along with three anchor words. I was blessed to win a calligraphy of my word of the … Continue reading

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Career change

I stink at transitions. As a young child I loved to plan and schedule things. When a transition is not planned, it makes it even tougher for me. I rage and pout. I dig my heels in and protest this … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Letting Go of One Goal and Embracing Another

If you follow me on any of the social media channels, you will notice a lack of running posts.  I had initially planned to run my first half-marathon this year on November 1st as part of Milwaukee’s Inaugural Running Festival. … Continue reading

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Mama’s Night Out

A Phish concert as self-care?  I can hear you all snickering.  Unless you know what fuels me, then you cannot begin to understand how amazing that concert was to my soul.  Music is a part of my life.  Certain bands help … Continue reading

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Mommy is a Person

I saw this amazing post, and I had to add my take on it.  Social media like Facebook can cause you to compare yourself to the mama who seems to have it all together.  I would see these blog posts … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: No Excuses

After six weeks of no running, I finally ran this afternoon. It was a brisk 21 degrees Fahrenheit. I ran just under a mile and three quarters. The first mile is always the toughest, especially in cold weather. I regretted … Continue reading

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Fitness Fridays: Week 1 of the 21 Day Fix

I hesitated to put this as one of my goals on my last post – to start and complete a fitness program.  I let life get in the way.  I have made tremendous progress from where I was just two … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday: 2015 plans

The new year offers a chance for reflection on the past year, and it gives me a chance to set some new goals for the upcoming year.  One of my running buddies already wrote down her goals.  I am taking … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday: A Change Will Do Me Good

This past week, our family made a change, and we joined our local YMCA again.  We wanted the girls to be able to take swim lessons again.  My husband wanted to work on his fitness before the outdoor season for … Continue reading

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