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Armstrong Pull-Up Program – Week 1

Posted by 2 years ago 3 Comments 1705 views

I did it! One full week on the Armstrong Pull-Up Program. I used bands for assistance and no day took longer than 15 minutes even with the built in rest periods. Most days I did my push-ups in the morning and then before leaving work I’d do the assisted pull-ups. My goal is 9 more weeks. I […]

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Unknowingly Finding Strength and Consciously Pushing Creativity

Posted by 2 years ago 2 Comments 1498 views

I have two pretty big personal observations over the past couple of days. First, a story of strength at the gym this morning. There are two different weighted bars at my gym: 45 and 33 pounds. Normally I use the the 33-pound bar as it’s got a slightly smaller width for female hands. While in […]

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Instead of Blogging I’ve Been…

Posted by 2 years ago 3 Comments 1666 views

I’ve been feeling a little guilty about abandoning the blogs lately. I’m trying to figure out how I used to be able to do it so often back in the day. There was a time I’d easily post 4-5 ideas on GreenLiteBites a week (one being a video even) plus post daily here without batting an eye. I […]

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My Insane, Non-Stop, Awesome Thursday!

Posted by 2 years ago 3 Comments 1620 views

I’m exhausted, my house is a mess, but I had the best Thursday ever! I really think I thrive on busy. Not busy for busy’s sake but activity-packed busy. It all started bright and early, taking the 10-Year-Old to Fit Kid’s Club at school. I volunteer every Thursday morning at 7:30 to coach a CrossFit […]

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Round and Round I Go

Posted by 2 years ago 15 Comments 1828 views

Last week I wrote about my post-work dinner pity party and Jaime commented: Don’t you feel like you’re on a hamster wheel sometimes? … I saw it days ago but I’ve been busy spinning my wheel to respond! My answer is a resounding… YES! OMG yes, and I think it’s getting worse the older I get. […]

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The Last 3 Days

Posted by 2 years ago 5 Comments 1705 views

I’m wiped! It took 3 days to move the gym and we worked our butts off to make it happen. I wish I had more energy to post but I don’t, so all I have is the time lapse I took. Gym Move Time-lapse This weekend we moved to our new location on Pulaski Park Drive. […]

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The Dinner That Almost Wasn’t

Posted by 2 years ago 9 Comments 1753 views

Super long day here. So long I’m not sure I can write in complete sentences. My day started at 5 a.m. I just HAD to have one more workout with the ladies of 6 a.m. Today started the big gym move. I had to grab the computer to drop it off at the new gym for set up along […]

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My Kitchen is a Mess and I Don’t Care

Posted by 2 years ago 4 Comments 1673 views

Here it is… I can’t do it. I can’t do one more thing today. I’m done. I just wrapped up a phone interview for What You Can When You Can: Healthy Living on Your Terms. I came from work and made dinner plus a pot of chili so I would have some lunch options the […]

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21 Years and Counting

Posted by 2 years ago 15 Comments 2216 views

Last night The Husband and I went out sans kids for dinner to celebrate 21 years — not 21 years married but 21 years together. We hooked up, err, I mean “started dating” Feb 1, 1995. 1995. Doesn’t that sound like eons ago? I mean, I actually know people who weren’t even alive in 1995 and […]

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This Picture Says it All…

Posted by 2 years ago 0 Comments 1639 views

We’re going on day 5 of no school from the blizzard and I may be losing my mind. Not necessarily because of the kids. I’m just flying by the seat of my pants at the moment. Earlier in the week the 10-Year-Old was sick. Now the 4-Year-Old is sick. I’ve shoveled snow in some capacity […]

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