By the time we take our next rest day from the ab challenge, on Monday, we will mark the half way point, but it's the really hard part that awaits us! For today, day 13, we do 60 sit ups, 75 crunches, 40 leg raises and 50 seconds in plank. I find once I get through the sit ups, I know I can make it. Please be careful. People are reporting some aches and pains which may be … [Read more...] about Friday the 13th…(day of the ab challenge)
Ditch the Itch!
Thanks to Jeff G for this one...I haven't built ours yet, but I am going to get as many of these as I can and do it soon. Will put it on the patio and hope it helps keeps those pesky biters away from me, without having to smell like bug spray all the time. I say me, because they always seem to love my skin. It is said that mosquitos love sweat and since I do sweat for a … [Read more...] about Ditch the Itch!
I Hear You Knocking….
TO EVERY SEASON The change in season, schedule and weather has me revisiting my own daily schedule. As I sat down to blog in my usual early morning hour, I decided to use that time to go for a run, before the temps start hitting the every day 90s. I am reading and listening to everyone's tips and I thank you all. I thought about pushing off my step, propelling forward, … [Read more...] about I Hear You Knocking….
Food, Family and Friends
Passover marks 2 years since I went from vegetarianism to a heavy, heavy lean into veganism. I always say leaning in, because I brake for an occasional slice of pizza because it is so good, and am trying to eat some salmon once and a while because they say the oils can help prevent Alzheimers and I will do anything in my power to help prevent the one that seems to get the … [Read more...] about Food, Family and Friends
Get Your Spring On.
Get up and get your Spring on! Even here where winter never really happens, signs of spring are everywhere. For the first season, we have about a dozen (still very small) mangoes on the tree we planted in memory of my brother, Mike, who we lost to pancreatic cancer 5 years ago. Like my brother, the tree posed some challenges, but now stands strong and we look forward to the … [Read more...] about Get Your Spring On.