I don’t know about you, but it seems everywhere I look lately there are advertisements for the flu shot. CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens...even Target and WalMart are promising to provide you with the vaccine “in 15 minutes or less without a trip to your doctor.” When I got pregnant last fall it was treated … Continue reading Should You Get the Flu Shot: Part 1
Yesterday I wrote about one of my most memorable Valentine's Day meals. But, in the four years since my husband and I have shifted our eating habits, our Valentine's Day traditions and activities have reflected the change in our lifestyle. There is no pressure to give, or receive, Valentine's Day candies and chocolates. And, going … Continue reading V-Day Vote
Years ago, before my husband and I were married, he took me out to a very nice dinner for Valentine’s Day. Now, my husband has taken me out for many excellent meals in the 12 years we have been together, and most of these I remember for the food and the experience of dining in … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Never have I struggled with this concept more than I have these past 5 months. It was early September when I found out I was pregnant and to say it was unexpected would be the understatement of the century. Did I ever tell you I’m not big on surprises? The first few weeks were the … Continue reading Perception vs. Reality
There was a time in my life when I'd classify myself as a runner. During that time I trained for, and ran, two marathons and a Sunday wasn't a good Sunday until I'd put at least 10 miles on the road with my favorite training partner. I felt better and looked better than I had … Continue reading Running into the Ground
Well, its the new year and, I don’t know about you, but it seems every TV commercial and pop-up add I see, and every Groupon/Living Social deal that has appeared in my inbox are all related to the New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss/Fitness Phenomenon. From cries of, “This year I’m gonna loose weight,” to “This … Continue reading Stick With It!
When asked to recall the events of 2012, either events in your personal life or world events, what do you most remember? Go ahead...take a minute and think. If you’ve got a pen and paper handy, or can quickly open a word doc, write down what comes to mind. How many events were you able … Continue reading Ditch the Negative Crap