Category Archives: weight/health

Quarantine: Days 1 & 2

Thankfully we’re healthy as of this writing, but we are self-isolating. We had big plans with good friends this weekend but they were canceled. Our kids had some fun alternate plans scheduled but we (as a family, though not unanimously) … Continue reading

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Running in Stuttgart

I took a few months off running in order to get my weight under control (sounds counter-intuitive, but apparently it was what was needed). I wanted to start back up in March and then Bailey broke his arm, followed by … Continue reading

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I can’t sing.

That isn’t me being modest. I really can’t sing. I admit here and now that I have, my whole life, taken for granted that I could sing. I come from a family of amazingly talented singers and, while I’ve never … Continue reading

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That Crazy Wrap Thing

This particular post is very exciting for me!  I’ve never had a guest author so today marks a first for me! Christy has done such a good job of introducing herself in the following post that I really don’t have … Continue reading

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When half is still a LOT!

Half of a marathon is a LOT of miles!  13.1 to be precise. A few weeks ago Matt ran his first half-marathon and our family was VERY proud of him! Stats: Time: 1:51:18 Pace:8:29/min

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Made to Crave: 25 (RESULTS!)

Today I met with my trainer for her to take my official measurements.  I was a little nervous, afraid that there wouldn’t be much of difference between then and now.  As I shared this with her she said that the … Continue reading

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A bunch of turkeys…

This morning I ran my third race. My first was a 5K, the second was a 10K, and today I did another 10. Even up to an hour before the race I wasn’t sure I’d be able to run, as … Continue reading

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Sick day…

Thankfully Parker is back to 80%… the worst only lasted about 14 hours. Unfortunately, I’ve caught some form of what he had, though I’m not “getting sick” like he did.  I just feel off, tired, a bit queasy.  I am … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 24 (skinny people)

Many of my friends are skinny and don’t have to work at it.  They can eat all they want and never gain an ounce.  I envy them. Today I saw a skinny girl exercising in the gym.  I thought, “GIRRRRLLLL, … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 23 (Italy Conquered)

I just returned from the longest vacation of my entire life!  Seventeen days of pure Italian bliss, lots of walking, eleven cities, and probably more than 3o pizzas, especially considering that to feed my family we need at least two … Continue reading

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