• 2013,  Blue Diamond Growers,  California International Marathon,  Career,  Christmas,  Christmas,  Fitness,  Food,  Friends,  Girl's Night,  LoveBugs,  Musings,  Running,  Work

    Musings: Busiest Week Possible, No Biggie…

    How dare a marathon get in the way of the busiest week of the entire year. Isn’t it Murphy’s law, that anything that can happen, will. Well, that is exactly how the week leading up to my FIRST marathon was turning out to me. So, knowing that I always get to host our December Girls Night, I make it a point to have my decorations up and a tree looking gorgeous the weekend after Thanksgiving. This along with my running schedule, made it more stressful this year, but I was not letting my girls down. It’s not that I have a huge amount of decorations, but on top of decorating,…

  • 2013,  Family,  Food,  Musings,  Veggie Week

    Musings: Veggie Week

    Once a month, for an entire week, I eat vegetarian. By vegetarian, let me clarify, I do not eat anything with a face. Yes, this includes, beef, pork, chicken, and all seafood. Eggs are okay! Yes, might seem like a silly way to describe it, but it literally works like a charm. When people first hear about my “veggie week” they immediately ask what I eat. That statement is usually followed by a chuckle and then a “you’re crazy!” How it began – Papa Bear had open heart surgery in Feb 2007. This literally scared the living crap out of me. I was an emotional mess, even though Sacramento has…

  • 2013,  Fitness,  Food,  Musings

    Musings: Randomness…

    Because I enjoy the act of being random and I do a damn, fine good job of it…at least in my opinion: Guilty by Motivation: So, I literally haven’t take an actual “rest” day in a LONG time. I don’t say this to brag, more to maybe admit to myself. If I’m not running, then I’m lifting (which I actually love to do), or playing soccer. But On Monday we had a bye and it was an “active rest” day. Since this weekend was insanely busy, I didn’t get any errands done. I decided to get a few done, then go to the gym. Halfway through the errands, I decided…