Monthly Archives: February 2014

Three Angels Helped Me Yesterday

This post was almost titled, I Almost Fainted at the Music City Center. I overdid it yesterday. There was a gathering of fundraisers at the new and fabulous Music City Center. My surgeon would have preferred I stayed home all … Continue reading

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Training, Interrupted (By Surgery)

The past two weeks have been a whirlwind. Here’s a recap. Saturday, February 8: I experienced a sudden onset of stomach pain while on the elliptical trainer. I have a high pain tolerance, so of course I ignored it. Pain … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: This Slogan Grabbed My Attention

Sometimes a good slogan can get me through a tough time or push me out of complacency. This, too, shall pass. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. If nothing changes, nothing changes. “No” … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: The Happiest Guy In The Gym

There’s this guy who goes to my gym. He’s usually dressed in red. His cardio of choice seems to be one of the stationary bikes or the recumbent bike that also has arm handles that move back and forth. He … Continue reading

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I’m In a Valentines Funk

My dad died on Valentines Day 2003, a Friday. At the time of his death I worked for a local hospice that employed wonderful grief counselors. They were really terrific to me as I navigated that first year of bereavement. … Continue reading

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I’ve Dropped The Biggest Loser, revisited

I’ve posted about it before. I no longer watch The Biggest Loser. I got tired of the obvious product placement, the drama and the F-bombs. From what I’ve read online, this season’s winner revealed a shockingly thin body during the … Continue reading

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Coolest Spin Class Ever

Sometimes, when I don’t have early morning church commitments, I’ll sneak into a Sunday morning spin class before grabbing a quick shower and dashing off to my worship service. Such was the case yesterday, February 9, 2014. The instructor made … Continue reading

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Addiction

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death is tragic and sad. Addiction is a complicated issue. So complicated in fact, I’m having trouble writing a cogent post. I’m going to take the lazy way out and express myself in bullet points. I can … Continue reading

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Adventures In Wheat-Free Baking: The Pizza

Last weekend when I made the grain-free wrap, I also made a pizza dough. Hubs doesn’t eat pizza (I know, strange), so I was interested in a single size. Well, the Wheat Belly pizza dough recipe made a huge amount. … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Richard Sherman’s Dad

Are you feeling groggy from last night’s Super Bowl party? Regardless of which team you were cheering for, you can’t deny that Richard Sherman was a big part of the media hoopla that led up to the big game. Much … Continue reading

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