When the volcano blows

I hear the rush of water from a distance growing louder and louder the closer I get. It’s exciting and peaceful at the same time. I arrive at the base of the falls and the rush of the water catches hold of me. I find myself lost in the movement and the frenzy yet IContinue reading “When the volcano blows”

Reflections

It’s inevitable. As much as I tell myself I am not going to do that thing at the end of the year and “reflect”… I think it is just human nature to take stock in ourselves every so often. And since the rest of the world is screaming new year, re-set.. well it’s a littleContinue reading “Reflections”

The moment I realized the correlation between NFL week 15 and my lifestyle

I’ve been living a healthy lifestyle for several years now. I have a three tiered process, faith, food and fitness.. Recently my fitness stronghold has come into question due to circumstances out of my control. My workout routine has been upended. This paired with some of my own spiteful, somewhat petulant behavior, and 7 unansweredContinue reading “The moment I realized the correlation between NFL week 15 and my lifestyle”

My personal prescription for my well-being

My company has monthly account manager lunch and learn meetings. We each have turns presenting. The sessions are a mixture of things we have discovered or helpful hints to do with our industry, success techniques for building strong customer relationships as well as a health and wellness component. This month it was my turn toContinue reading “My personal prescription for my well-being”

A view from the cab(s), not yellow – Fire Tower

At the end of August I accompanied some of my hiking friends to the Catskills to hike the Red Hill Fire Tower. They had all committed to completing the #firetowerchallenge, I just wanted to hike on a gorgeous day in the Catskills.. I journal every hike, a glimpse at my notes reveal: beautiful day, perfectContinue reading “A view from the cab(s), not yellow – Fire Tower”

Why today….not tomorrow

If you have ever engaged in any get healthy, weight loss program then you would be familiar with the term “finding your why”. They tell you, if you find your why it will help you stay focused. Well what if your why changes every day? Sometimes they tell you to make a vision board withContinue reading “Why today….not tomorrow”

Why can’t we all be friends?

In a perfect world there would be no fighting. Everyone would be nice to one another and there would be no drama. Everyone would instantly like everyone.. Sadly there is no chance of that ever happening, ever… I feel mostly due to an individuals lack of self love and insecurity (sometimes masked as narcissism). TheContinue reading “Why can’t we all be friends?”

Someplace I never should have been

The scale is up. And while I am not one that is driven by the scale, when the scale and my body are in alignment that is when I must face the music. Music is a huge part of my daily life… often times in life I find myself deep in song lyrics; every dayContinue reading “Someplace I never should have been”

You can’t steal my peace

These days I’m choosing peace over chaos. I am choosing laughter over yelling. I am choosing silence over arguing. I am choosing me and my well being. My peaceful state of mind is important to me and I work hard to reside there as often as possible. This world however has decided to try andContinue reading “You can’t steal my peace”

The power of a really cute bathing suit

In 30 days I will be 57 years old.. sheesh I remember when almost 60 was sooooo old.. Well not anymore folks. This gal does not feel old. Fairly decent/healthy living has helped, especially these last 10 years.. early on, perhaps not so much.. but hey young and carefree so what did it matter? AsContinue reading “The power of a really cute bathing suit”