Monthly Archives: August 2011

Food for the soul

I’ve been a little obsessed with the scale lately, and I think it’s having a negative impact. So, this past weekend, I decided to focus on something beyond the numbers: my emotional well-being. With busy days at work and lots … Continue reading

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Back on the Insanity train

Per the new routine I set for myself yesterday, I (finally) worked out tonight! It’s been quite awhile since I’ve done a good workout, aside for a couple of short runs. And it showed. I put Insanity in the DVD … Continue reading

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Routine maintenance

My 31-year-old husband–or, as I like to refer to him, my college boy–is beginning his sophomore year of his second bachelor’s degree. He started class yesterday, leaving me with an abundance of free time to kill. During the times I’m home, this leaves me … Continue reading

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A prayer request

Update: He is now awake! Within the first hour, despite being under heavy sedatives still, he recognizes her, understands commands, and is even showing humor! I am so, so happy for them! In just one instant, our lives can change so … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: Wilde & Greene

Today is one of my glorious every-other-Fridays off, and I spent it with my mom and Grandma at Old Orchard shopping center in Skokie today. The very first thing we saw when we parked was Wilde & Greene, a three-week-old natural market … Continue reading

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The great outdoors

I spent this past weekend in northern Wisconsin at my parents’ cabin. The Northwoods is truly the epitome of “the great outdoors.” The air was so pure and fresh, with a beautiful pine aroma. I spent every spare minute outdoors, taking deep, … Continue reading

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The fat photos

As I was reading my new issue of Weight Watchers magazine today, a sentence jumped out at me: “Then get rid of any poor photos….as well as any that bring up bad feelings (like a shot of you at an … Continue reading

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