Posted in November 2011

I did it – and I wasn’t last!

Happy belated Thanksgiving! I hope that everyone had a nice holiday with their family and loved ones. I started my Thanksgiving morning by joining over 15,000 of my closest friends for the 75th Annual Manchester Road Race – a 4.748 mile course. This year was my second year doing the road race and I think … Continue reading

What’s in the Crockpot? Episode 3.

The days leading up to Thanksgiving can be really tough. Your mouth is salivating just thinking about the turkey, piles of stuffing, mountains of mashed potatoes and sliver after sliver of pies – or is that just me? In anticipation of Thursday’s gorgefest, I planned a simple crockpot meal that is not only delicious and … Continue reading

Fire Up For Fall – Week 10 (aka The End).

So here we are – the end of the Fire Up For Fall Challenge. Let’s take some time and reflect upon the past 10 weeks and my goals, shall we? Finish my first 5K. Technically I did complete this goal on September 25th, but not in the fashion I had hoped to.  Without repeating myself … Continue reading

Body image.

Image from Full On Style. My friend Aishamo tweeted a very interesting link the other day to My Body Gallery. It is a place for real women to put up pictures along with their stats (height, weight, clothing size). Sure, I’m a 30 year-old living in today’s society…of course I have body issues. I’ll admit … Continue reading

Fire Up For Fall – Weeks 7, 8 and 9.

Due to my unexpected hiatus mentioned in my earlier post, I am three weeks behind in the “Fire Up For Fall” Challenge. So instead of catching up in three separate entries, I am just going to summarize three weeks of FUFFing into one entry. FUFF Week 7 – These are all the clothes that I’m … Continue reading

I’m still here.

I apologize for the unexpected hiatus. Like most Connecticut residents, I was hit pretty hard by Winter Storm Alfred on Halloween. We lost power for eight days as did most of the town I live in.  We were very thankful to have a generator for six of those days, but not everyone was as lucky. … Continue reading