Monthly Archives: May 2010

I’ll Tri

I’ve finished my first official week of triathlon training. I only did one training “brick’ (stacking two components to make a back-to-back workout), but I swam once, biked twice and ran three times. I did one weight lifting session as … Continue reading

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I’m Stacked!

My friend Joann called yesterday to check on me. I’ve been difficult to reach lately, what with the series endings of “Lost” and “24” to watch. And she noticed I hadn’t been blogging. It’s nice to be missed. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Time to Recommit

I have been super-stressed lately. When I’m stressed I don’t sleep. When I don’t sleep I don’t work out. When I don’t work out my food gets sloppy. Fortunately I haven’t experienced weight gain, but I want to reign it … Continue reading

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Hangin’ With the Big, Strong Men

Yesterday I worked my first Hands On Nashville volunteer shift with the flood relief effort. It was a very rewarding experience and I encourage my Middle Tennessee peeps to try to carve out some time to volunteer. There will be … Continue reading

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Does Fitness Matter at a Time Like This? (Part 2)

On Saturday I posted about whether or not the issue of fitness matters during a time when my home town is recovering from a massive flood. (It matters). This weekend I had to be flexible about my normal workout schedule. … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to a Fitness Example

My mom is an 84-year-old, 5’3″ spitfire. Known to many as “Nanny,” she is one of my earliest examples of a fitness makeover. Mom was raised in the South by the best cook ever: my grandmother, the “original” Nanny.  Mom … Continue reading

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Does Fitness Matter at a Time Like This? (part 1)

I’ve been hesitant to post this week. Nashville, the city I’ve called home for my entire life, flooded last weekend. The surrounding Middle Tennessee area also took a heavy toll in what some experts are calling a 500-year flood.  As … Continue reading

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I Am NOT a Wreck

I was involved in a fender-bender today. No one was hurt, it wasn’t my fault, and it appears I was hit by the nicest guy in town. This afternoon I took my car to a body shop to get the … Continue reading

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I Am Someone Who Works Out

Yesterday my hubs called me at the office. It was late in the work day and he wanted to compare weekend schedules. “What time are your working out tomorrow?” he asked. His question caught my attention. He didn’t ask, “Are … Continue reading

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