Last year I really, really wanted to do mud run. I run quite often in CrossFit class and do lots of jumping, hanging on bars, and climbing ropes as well. A mud run just seemed like such a fun way to spend the day while enjoying a physical challenge. The seemingly perfect run for me to participate in was very near to my location even and yet I was paralyzed by fear. I have never done one before...what if it turned out to be uber competitive and I couldn't hack it? What if I couldn't run the whole … [Read more...]
Dinner Planning With eMeals
I like the idea of meal planning...in theory. In practice I typically only plan out two to three meals in advance. I just don't have the organization skills or patience to plan much beyond that. It's not at all uncommon though for me to be perusing our freezer trying to figure out what I can cook the next day. So when I see menu planning services online I think they are a great idea but probably not for me. I have tried a few over the years but usually they don't cater to the specific ways in … [Read more...]
I Love Nature But Do I Have to Love Spiders?
The other day I was watching my daughter play outside and she started to freak out about a bee. If it wasn't a bee it would have been a bug. She HATES the creepy crawlies and I can't blame her since I was the same way. It was well into my adult years that I started to accept them and not shriek and jump onto the nearest high surface. I wish I could say I had bad experiences that made me that way, and I did get bit by black widow spiders a couple times but overall I have to say that I was just … [Read more...]