Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure

Right now, I’m all about this coming weekend! Saturday, we are having a joint celebration of my and Josh’s milestone birthdays and Sunday, Josh flies to Australia to see his girlfriend and meet her family, while, Jason and I fly to Disney to continue celebrating my birthday! Sunday evening, we are attending the Air SupplyContinue reading “Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure”

Taking Care of Mom

Wednesday, July 27 Today was a Pennsylvania day. My mother and brother live in Pennsylvania. More accurately, my brother lives in Pennsylvania and our mother lives with him. When mom first thought about moving to Pennsylvania, I had offered for her to stay in Maryland and live with me but it’s hard to separate aContinue reading “Taking Care of Mom”

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th Today was much cooler than it has been lately and Jason encouraged me to go outside and enjoy my garden. So, I gave myself permission and I did just that! Give yourself permission In this fast paced world we live in, it’s important to give ourselves permission to just BE…to sit still…toContinue reading “Tuesday, July 26th”

My Favorite Day of the Month

Wednesday, July 20th Today is my favorite day of the month! It’s my beauty day or self-care day. Rather you call it self-care day, beauty day or me time, it’s important for your well being. Self-care day vs Beauty day I’m guessing that the term “self-care day” is more often used now because calling itContinue reading “My Favorite Day of the Month”

Getting back on my Peloton

I feel like it’s been a long journey but I’ve finally gotten back on my Peloton! I stayed off it for months in fear of causing myself more leg pain but I FINALLY overcame the fear. As someone, and I know I’m not alone in this, who has had leg pain every day, literally, forContinue reading “Getting back on my Peloton”

Fighting Weight Gain and Hypoglycemic Attacks

Tuesday, July 12th It can be a vicious circle. You have pain that stops you from exercising and then you gain weight. In an attempt to loss the weight, you cut calories and then you have low blood sugar attacks. To stop the low blood sugar attacks (Hypoglycemia), you have to eat more. Then youContinue reading “Fighting Weight Gain and Hypoglycemic Attacks”

An Extra Busy Tuesday

Last Tuesday was super busy. I woke up extra early and headed to Pennsylvania to drop some things off to my brother and help our mother a bit. Our mother is elderly and lives with my brother. She can not do much for herself anymore and my brother does a great job of taking careContinue reading “An Extra Busy Tuesday”

Self Care Day

I love going for my monthly facial and mani/pedi. I try to go every 4 to 5 weeks. Making a plan is key I put it on my calendar early, so that it’s harder to let other things get in the way. I know I’m very lucky to be able to do this on aContinue reading “Self Care Day”

Halloween Mani Pedi

This month I challenged Ms. Jenny to paint little ghosties on my nails. Although Jenny’s always very nervous about doing designs, she always does a great job! The colors are DND – Gel & Lacquer – Orange Sherbet – #713 and DND – Gel & Lacquer – Pink Grapefruit – #718. I knew from theContinue reading “Halloween Mani Pedi”

The Almost Vegetarian: Why I Found it Necessary to Start Eating Chicken Again

Some of you may know that 10 or so years ago, as per doctor’s orders, for my health, I became a vegetarian . Though it started out purely for my health, after a while, it became more about how our live stock is treated and slaughtered and just generally that I’m very high empathy andContinue reading “The Almost Vegetarian: Why I Found it Necessary to Start Eating Chicken Again”

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