Monthly Archives: May 2019

Today’s episode of Walking Workout was brief. I walked four blocks. I know four blocks aren’t that far, but it was better than nothing. My back has been acting up and today was extra special. I’m not sure why, but it was pretty angry. I decided to take a short walk so I could get […]

Don’t back into a Maserati. I’m serious. Don’t do it. Nothing good will come of it. It was a Friday morning about 9:05am in early August.  I was leaving for work a few minutes early, as traffic is unpredictable on Fridays when I noticed a car parked across the street, across from my driveway and […]

I chose to volunteer with parkrun as my first venture back into the world of exercise. parkrun is a collection of 5-kilometer running events. They take place every Saturday morning at over 1,400 locations in twenty-three countries across five continents. I dusted off my shoes and found my favorite pair of Balega socks. I was […]

Coming up with my word of the year, a focus word for the year 2019, was a big challenge. In 2018, my word (phrase) was Be Brave. I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t fully embrace Be Brave. It was time for some soul searching… …Life became overwhelming. I sorta stopped most everything that wasn’t required of […]

Not everyone enjoys Mother’s Day. I’m not gonna lie. I have had a rough time with the holiday for 22 years. 22 years ago, probably in the February-March time frame, I excitedly announced to my parents that I was moving cross country…

I watched The Golden Girls recently. You know, that 80’s show about the adventures of ladies entering their “golden” years? “Blanche” was 53 when the show began, the same age I am today! The day I learned that I realized…50 Doesn’t Look Like it Did Thirty Years Ago. Rose dressed in “old lady” clothes. Blanche […]

Everyone should get a do-over, don’t you think?. Now is the time to get my butt in gear and get moving again. Why am I taking a do-over? “Why not?” “It’s time.” Vague answers. The purpose of this blog is to share my do-over, to capture the things I am doing to make improvements to […]