Is it wrong to want to make oxtail stew when it is 83 degrees outside? I guess it is similar to going to a pho restaurant in the summer time. I am going to go for it. I picked up some fresh oxtails last night and my veggies are all cut and ready. I know […]Read More Feeling Restless…
“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” Hello My Dear Darling Friends! This week flew by and I felt strong with each workout. It was finals’ week which was a little stressful, but I got through it! The weeks are […]Read More Be-YOU-tifully YOU Project 2.0 Week #11
I usually hate the whole concept of boredom and have always said in the past that “you are only bored when you are being boring.” I was simply too busy to be bored (and that is probably the key.) The truth is that right now I am bored. And it is not from lack of […]Read More Bored, Boring, Both?
I have always enjoyed the meditative aspect of exercise. For over a decade, swimming and playing music was my meditation. I loved how my flipturns changed my perspective and allowed me to see the world upside down for a moment in time. I think when I was a young swimmer, I spent a lot of […]Read More Realization Station
Hello My Dear Darling Friends! How was your weekend? I had a good weekend and took both Saturday and Sunday off from working out. My new workout format is challenging and I am glad that I decided to rest and recover. On Saturday afternoon, my heart felt so full. I am just a quarter and […]Read More Self-Care Sunday #3
Hello My Dear Darling Friends! I woke up at 3 then had a hard time falling back asleep. I think it is time for me to start fixing my sleep schedule again. Last week was full of tragedy and this time of year is always challenging for me as I work with the after effects […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day: #18
Hello My Dear Darling Friends! I hope you had a good Monday. I am happy because I have a better idea of my plan for my workouts. I want to do lower body on Mon/Wed/Fri then a push day on Tuesday then a pull day on Thursday. Workout of the Day: Legs + Hiit *Complete […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #17
Giving up coffee was never part of my plan ever… I loved the way it gave me something to look forward to in the morning and how it got my creative juices flowing. Life was a lot more delicious and exciting with a cup of joe in hand. I was even thinking about what kind […]Read More I think I can do this no coffee thing for a little while…
Have you ever met someone for lunch then choked on an egg salad sandwich as they walked you through a mindfulness exercise? “Let’s sit here with out talking and savor each bite. Chew slowly and enjoy.” Well, it turns out that they could chew and savor more quickly than I could and I sat there […]Read More Simply Anxiety…
I spend a lot of time thinking through scenarios. I Lose sleep imagining all the ways that things could go wrong. And often experience the paralysis of feeling overwhelmed. I felt myself losing sleep over it just last night and I have to say that it is a bad habit. Maybe it is a slight […]Read More Onto the Next Adventure!