I've been waiting to post this! I made the bulk of my Christmas gifts this year and could hardly wait to share what I created! As you know, I love to sew. Sewing was one of my first loves, after Jesus, piano, and Spanish. I learned how to sew a button on as soon as … Continue reading A handmade Christmas
I had a great workout today. My body was thanking me as my fat cells were crying for dear life. We're down to one car right now (maybe even semi-permanently) but it's not all bad. I reluctantly had the day off today, but Aaron worked a half day. So, I took him to work and … Continue reading Work Out Wednesday and Adjusting Goals
I don't know about you, but I get the post-Christmas blues. All the work of cooking, decorating, gift-giving is over and it just bums me out. What better to lift my spirits than to dream of crafting?! Last year around this time I started planning out gifts for next Christmas. I've actually already made my … Continue reading Home improvement resolutions for 2012
I love Christmas. With my hot coffee and Ghiradelli chocolates (no calories, I promise! ;)) to keep me company this morning, it's been a good time to think about all the things I love. So in no particular order: The fact that this is our NINTH Christmas together. There have been so many that I … Continue reading Things I love as of late
I just had to blog about this because it's been one of my favorite sewing projects so far. My mom gave me a gift card to JoAnn Fabrics (YAY!) for Christmas and of course the day I opened it, I went shopping. With coupons in hand, I bought almost everything I needed to make a … Continue reading A favorite sewing project
I've decided that Christmas is evil. All the chocolate, sugar, saturated fat, empty calories in drinks like hot chocolate and wassail (if you don't know what this is, you should!). Despite indulging a little bit, I want to try to focus on fitness. Because of my nervousness about my heart, I am not going to … Continue reading Focus on fitness: back to the basics.
Total miles for week 6: 11.6 miles. I did my long run on Tuesday, running around a good portion of the northeast. My average pace was 10:47, which is great for me for that long of a run! I went against doctor's orders by running that far.. he said for me to not run more … Continue reading Bataan Training : Week 6
So much is happening this week! I'm not even in school and I can feel the stress of the holiday season. This weekend we have two parties to attend, one of which we still need to buy for. Next week, things should calm down somewhat. Aaron will be working half-days and we don't have tutoring … Continue reading Half-a-versaries and grad school…. what?!
It's sad in Texas lately, and by sad, I mean cloudy. Seriously. How do people live without the sun? Granted, we have over 300 sunny days per year, but still. Usually if it's cloudy it'll be sunny in a few hours. Lately, it's just been cloudy. All. Day. Long. A little melodramatic? Maybe. And to top … Continue reading The menu according to Mom and Pinterest
This week definitely wasn't glamorous, running or otherwise. Thankful I got in my three runs [3 mile recovery, 5 mile pace @ 11:00, 2 mile interval training]. We opted to do our long run tomorrow morning. Yes, that's nine miles before the sun even comes up. It's been an emotionally stressful week. Work has been no … Continue reading Bataan Training: Week 5 :: Sighhh, and other stories.