Oh, oops, I can eat pumpkin, I think. Wait, that's not it... I've completed my first week on the Whole30 eating plan. We have enjoyed such delicious home cooked meals as turkey lettuce wraps, cajun shrimp salad, thai halibut curry and on the menu for this weekend is cottage pie with cauliflower mash topping, plantain tostadas … Continue reading Accountability Report: I cheated
Accountability Report. Time to check back in.
We are home. Hallelujah. Traveling is fun, until it isn't. Returning home after a long trip away usually finds me bouncing back and forth between happy exhaustion and anxiety over getting back into a routine. We returned home Thursday night and I must say, I was happy exhausted (no debilitating anxiety this time from returning to … Continue reading Accountability Report. Time to check back in.
Reconnecting with Blue Eyes… and with the trauma
It has been more than four days since I posted. That's a long time for me. We have been busy. I was delighted to welcome my husband to Salt Lake City. It felt great being back in his arms. We both immediately felt more grounded and whole. This is a good thing. I desperately missed him … Continue reading Reconnecting with Blue Eyes… and with the trauma
Accountability Report. Week Two
I'm still doing well on my self prescribed health plan, and living high on the power of music again this week. For inspiration to get back on that elliptical after a minor ankle tweak, I changed up my exercise play list, which got me digging around in my music library. I happened upon one of … Continue reading Accountability Report. Week Two
Accountability Report. Week One.
One week and one day ago, I posted about my health. I was experiencing some anxiety, chest tightness, indigestion, back pain, high blood sugars, and uncontrolled hypertension. I wasn't watching my diet, and I wasn't exercising. We spend a lot of time on planes, which adds to risk factors for heart attack or stroke. I … Continue reading Accountability Report. Week One.
Health is fleeting
In December I wrote a couple posts about my brother, Peter. He was suddenly diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 50. He received 14 days of straight chemotherapy and was in the hospital for nearly six weeks. Tests came back with a positive result, or so we thought. The last we saw him, Peter … Continue reading Health is fleeting
New year, new look
Today New year, new look. I did a little tweaking of my blog design. I like it, for now. I wish it was a new look for my body, but alas, this year has taken a toll. I feel older, sluggish, exhausted by the stress of it all. It seems I am always sick with … Continue reading New year, new look