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Love my workout views

It’s Friday and my workout day, the view with the garage open was amazing with the sunrise, fog, birds chirping and owl 🦉 hooting. Can’t beat this view. And that’s our car which the dirtiness kills my husband but it comes with where we live, we got it when we moved up here in July. […]

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New Year, New Goals

I’m not a believer in New Years Resolutions. I am a believer in goals, all year long! I write them down daily to remind myself and often cross them off as I accomplish them. I registered for two runs today. I can run a mile. But I need to get back into shape and creating […]

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Happy New Year!

2021 was definitely not what anyone expected, nor was 2020. 2022 here we are! The last 2 years have taught me SO much. The last three and a half years taught me so much more. What’s important. What’s not important. What deserves my energy and time, what does not. So many losses, so many gains. […]

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A white Christmas 🎄

It’s a white Christmas and I got a personal record on my run this morning while looking at the snow. 3.6 years ago I ran 8-8.5 minute miles and when I first ran after my TBI was at 18 minute miles. Slowly getting there. As I always say hey I’m doing it and time really […]

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Can’t beat this!

We are officially all moved in and own a new house. So grateful for my parents taking us up on this idea and building them an apartment above the shop and selling us their house. We absolutely love it here. Not to mention we wake up to snow now. Not a ton yet but hey […]

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I LOVE Peloton

I have had the bike for like two years and it’s good but I love the app even more as I am not a big cycle person but I do it and absolutely love the bike bootcamp a, they remind me of Orange Theory Fitness which I used to do often before my accident, some […]

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Walking, running and making money 🤣

I ran/walked 2.6 miles total, 1.87 on the peloton app and then kept running and walking and picking up garbage on the side of our country road. Next time I will bring a garbage bag, the wind kept blowing stuff off my plate aka the hub I found. Turbo got some good exercise too. I […]

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Like TBI, Life Is Best When You Are Able To Adapt

Like we learned with TBI, we have to be willing to adapt to our new life. This has so helped with Covid happening. I don’t drive, getting to the gym is not doable for me so we got a Peloton. But since Covid have acquired so much more and made our home garage gym work […]

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Trying New Things 🧠

I am exhausted. Daily. I wake up exhausted. So much of what I do during the day like reading and crosswords is fatiguing to your brain. After my therapy zoom visit yesterday we made a list of not so fatiguing things and fatiguing things. Reading, working out and riding my peloton, doing crossword or word […]

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What 2020 Taught Me

I had so many plans for 2020 that just did not happen. It’s the last day of 2020 and I could not be happier. But what did I get out of this pandemic? How did it happen for me, what did I learn from one hell of an unexpected year? I have learned to really […]