Tag: fit mom in progress

What do I do with … questionable produce

What do I do with … questionable produce

What do you have Produce that is at its prime but ready to start turning rotten. Potatoes with gashes in them from the farm equipment. Broccoli with a hint of yellow. Think the stuff the grocery store puts on sale to get it out the door quickly. Before you cook Go through the produce and … Continue reading What do I do with … questionable produce

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

The Special Olympics have an unique place in my heart. As a high school student, I helped train Olympians and run events. It was great seeing the sense of accomplishment on their faces. The participants’ enthusiasm was infectious. The memories of these activities have helped fuel a longtime wish to be a coach in some … Continue reading ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

I've written this post many times -- in my head at least three time, twice in Wordpess and a few times in my dreams. But really nothing felt right this week. Until I sat and stared at the ceiling for a little over an hour. The popcorn-spotted ceiling was blank, no cool poster or signs. … Continue reading Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

Taper Week, the last week

Taper Week, the last week

This weekend is my race!!! I wanted to take it easy this week, but my mind had other ideas. I started with a day of back-to-back workouts -- a 4.4 mile hike on the beach and a 45-minute plyometrics session. I did the second workout because my daughter asked me to work out with her. … Continue reading Taper Week, the last week