RUN day- over! That right hip was nagging a little to begin so I warmed up with a 1/4 mile walk. Then I ran an entire mile! Okay, I’m not breaking any land speed records and my run is everyone else’s jog but nevertheless I made it through the mile on the road! Thanks to… Continue reading Running with the “Neutron Dance”
Today was bike day and I increased my ride to seven miles. That is about half of what I expect to ride at my first sprint triathlon. I have not yet chosen which one I'm doing but I do expect it to take place in May or June. I ride from my house and I… Continue reading Embrace the Hills?
When you have multiple kids, it's nice to get a little time with just one. Riley had a mid-morning dentist appointment today, then rode with me on a few errands. It was a beautiful day so we drove around town with the windows down loving the way the "wind blew (our) hair". He wanted the… Continue reading Time With One of My Sons
I decided to get a little creative on my one cheat day. I wanted something sweet but with a an extra shot of wowzers! That lead me to make these delectable morsels of spice cake injected with apple pie filling and topped off with a cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Now I… Continue reading Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling
My sweet 27-month old is counting now from 1-10. He was lying down for a nap and I was trying to pretend I was already asleep. I was so surprised to hear him counting!! I feel like kids today learn so much faster!!! I would say "he is so smart" but then he would run… Continue reading Counting Toddler
Okay, gentle reminder: I live in Florida. The sun is shining brightly and it is a beautiful day. However, baby, it's COLD outside. I know those of you that live up North are thinking I'm being a wimp. I don't care. We don't get a lot of cold weather here so when it does arrive… Continue reading Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup
Today was “BIKE” day. I rode five miles and met up with a crap ton of hills. It never seems hilly around here until you’re on a bike. Now if feels like I live in the Swiss Alps. Alas, I'm truly making a mountain out of a mole hill in this case. I do live… Continue reading Bike Seats Are A BUMmer