Tag Archives: Randomness

Fit Bit Step Challenge

September 1st marked the end of a nine week step challenge at work.  For the challenge we chose to be on either a two-person or three-person team and virtually walk between San Francisco, California and Phoenix, Arizona. Because I’m competitive (and a co-worker persuaded me) I signed up for a two-person team.  To make our […]

Not Harder; Just Different

I’ve never had anyone specifically come out and say “your life is so much easier than mine because you don’t have a husband or kids”, but I can’t count the number of times it’s been insinuated.  By friends, by my sister, and even by complete strangers. I don’t claim to have an overly complicated life […]

Food as a Reward

Because of the massive pain I encountered this week due to a kidney stone, I figured out something that I don’t like about myself. .. …I reward myself with food. I actually already knew this, but this week it really hit home.  I’ve been doing so good with food lately.  This week I felt like […]

Self Forgiveness

I’m very forgiving of other people…almost to a fault.  As I’ve gotten older, I don’t let people walk all over me as much as I used to.  But, I still allow people to let me down and then forgive them.  Ultimately, I think forgiveness is the right thing to do.  But… One thing I’m not […]

Recipes as Guidelines

I have a good problem…my tomatoes are producing more than I can eat.  I’ve given tomatoes to a neighbor and a good friend more than once this summer.  Today it became obvious that I needed to use some of my tomatoes in a recipe (instead of popping them like candy).  Tomato sauce was my first […]