• Journal

    Finding Balance

    Is life conspiring against us? It sure feels like it sometimes. So, one of my fitness goals, while strengthening is to improve my balance. This is probably one of the biggest losses for me after I got sick. Yes, I’d like to walk 2 miles in 25 minutes or less again, but really I’d like to stand on one foot without being in danger of falling on my face. There is quite a bit of snow, and even more ice here in northeastern Oregon, right now. I totally fell on my ass last night when coming home. Luckily, I was on a gentle slope coming down to my apartment, so…

  • Journal

    New Year, New Me?

    So, I know the big thing for ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ is – I’m going to lose a ton of weight! I’m going to get into shape! I’m not so much looking to jump onto the bandwagon, as this just happens to be when a bunch of things intersected for me to say, “Now. Now, I’m ready.” Several years ago (2015) I joined this awesome group on Instagram called ‘Fitgirls‘ It was full of great people to encourage each other, teach each other, and journey together, whatever our sizes, shapes or level of fitness. As you can tell, I still have fond memories. I have thought many times since then of…