A calm afternoon conversation with one of my best friends on the phone led to quite an eventful evening. As I watched my youngest play with the hose (new obsession thanks to his Aunt), I contemplated on what my evening would entail. I knew there was a special speaker, Captain Mark Kelly, at my alma … Continue reading Ditching For the Right Reason
In two hands you have one full of pride and the other with your feelings. Which hand would hold more weight?
Jeepers, it has been a while since I have reached out to you folks! Let's welcome back the author, Christine, The Hot Mess Express. Live, coming to you from my recliner in my living room, post-surgery, and in recovery! It seems that when you have hip surgery, they expect you to wait a minimum of … Continue reading Good Gravy; The Bottom of the Pot
The title has it all right today, a wake up call was in order and today's OTF Fit Camp was just that! As a founding member of the Harrisonburg Orangetheory Fitness I was invited to attend this weekend and take over downtown. We split into two groups and wound up in three: runners & power-walkers to runners, … Continue reading OTF Fit Camp (ehem, wake up call)
Well folks, I absolutely stink at getting my butt in gear! I had my first weigh-in for our Biggest Loser contest at work this week and OUCH! Surprisingly, I was lower than I had anticipated, but knowing that I have such a high weight is not fun! Luckily, tomorrow morning I have an Orangetheory Fitness … Continue reading The Truth Be Told
This may be totally ridiculous to get so excited about, but I am! Last year I didn't have the drive to participate. I had post-partum depression, seriously a bad case of that crap, and I just couldn't fathom the idea of trying any harder in life! Well, just last week I joined our local Orangetheory Fitness in Harrisonburg, … Continue reading Biggest Loser Contest…in the work setting!
I work in an OBGYN office and recently we added a Medi-Spa. I have always been so embarrassed of the plantar warts I have on my feet. I've had them since I was about seven or eight years old after attending a girl scout camp. They began as just a single wart: one on the … Continue reading Holy Fudge-Knuckles
We all know everyone wants to "get fit" and "be healthy", but how many of us are actually taking the time to put in that extra bit of umph? Yeah, I didn't think so. I wasn't either and I still refuse to hop on the bandwagon with numerous fads that are out there now. I … Continue reading It Takes Time
Well, I woke up this morning and in fact, there was still snow outside. I turned to look at my husband, laying on his belly peeping out of the blinds like a little boy. I asked him, "is it impressive?" His response was just a slight shake of the head side to side with pursed … Continue reading Snowpocalypse
Sheesh! I am worn down folks! I get two days off in the middle of the week and somehow I still manage to feel completely exasperated by the time Thursday is over! It was my eldest son's pinewood derby last night (he won second place overall! Whoop, whoop! Holla!) We got home around 8:30pm which … Continue reading Can I sleep yet?