Monthly Archives: December 2013

Motivation Monday: To the Red Lanterns

My final Motivation Monday of 2013 is dedicated to those who join me as “back of the packers.” Thanks to surgery recovery and tendonitis in my left arch that WILL NOT GO AWAY, I’ve been in the back of a … Continue reading

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Abstain from the Grain: Let the Cravings Begin

I’m pushing out a quick post, not because I think you are dying to know how my wheat detox is going, but because posting holds me accountable. I pretty much sailed through the first two days. I chalk it up … Continue reading

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My 2014 Fitness Goals

I know you’ve been tossing and turning at night wondering about my fitness goals for the coming year. Your wait is over. Today’s the day of my reveal. As I’ve shared before, I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, I make … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Non-Christmassy Person

I am not a Scrooge. A Scrooge doesn’t want anyone to enjoy Christmas. I want all of you Christmassy folks to knock yourselves out and have the best Christmas ever. But I feel blah about the holidays, that time period … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Stop the Fat Talk

I’m not endorsing Special K cereal (after all, I’m allergic to a lot of Kellogg’s ingredients), but I really like the Shut Down Fat Talk initiative the company has recently created. I think it’s possible to work on personal health, … Continue reading

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Countdown to Wheat-Free

I’ve let wheat sneak back into my diet. Wow, that sentence really takes the responsibility off of me, doesn’t it? Let’s try it again. I’ve made a conscious choice to consume food containing wheat even though I know I am … Continue reading

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Fierce and Fabulous

One day a few weeks ago I had a particularly tough and fantastic workout. I rode two tours on the Expresso bike trainer for a total of 14.8 HILLY miles. I left the gym sweaty, stinky and wet-haired…and promptly went … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished! The Abominable Expressnowman Challenge

I’m excited to report I finished the challenge last Thursday. The fourteen tours totaled 94.9 miles. I completed it in 7:20:38. This was my first Expresso challenge. It won’t be my last. I found it to be a fun and … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Age of Champions

If you’ve hung around this blog for a while, you know I’m a sucker for an active aging story. Thursday night I stayed up way past my bedtime to watch Age of Champions on Nashville Public Television (NPT). A few … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Rudolph’s Red Nose Run

Last night hubs and I participated in Rudolph’s Red Nose Run, a 5K benefiting a local Nashville charity. The race was supposed to be held last week just prior to the city’s annual Christmas parade. But a “wintery mix” gave … Continue reading

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