no yogis over here…

so, the other night, my husband and i decided to do a yoga video online.  i have a trial subscription with grokker and thought this would be a good time to try it out.  since i haven’t done anything yoga-ish since prenatal yoga with i was pregnant with E, i thought it would be a ...

why i write

several weeks ago, a friend challenged me to take a few moments to spell out and blog why it is i write.  i found the timing a bit ironic, considering that at that moment, i was taking a hiatus from writing.  oh, not because i wanted to.  i never really do… it was because beginning ...

bragging on my “kids…”

maybe some of you have never noticed, but there’s a page tab at the top of my blog.  (go ahead.  look…) see it? not the “about me” one. not the “essential living” one. but the other one? the “upstate area speech and debate” tab.  that one. if you click it, it will point you to ...

trying something new: twogrand!

for those of you who have been keeping up with my fitness journey, you know a couple of things: i’m hitting 70lbs gone! (that stubborn last pound on the edge of a “decade” gets me every time!) i’m a THMer. i love rebounding & sworkit. my hubs got me an awesome fitbit! i use myfitnesspal ...