A toast to the slow and average

I’m not gonna lie…I’m slightlyhugely addicted to my hiking and running tracking aps. I love logging my treks on MapMyRun and MapMyHike, I love trying to figure out my pace, and I love seeing what my (few) friends on the aps are up to. It gives me that little jolt of competitiveness: “oh, look, he/sheContinue reading “A toast to the slow and average”

Seen on my walk today

In addition to the view above of my personal water feature, aka Jamaica Pond, today was a whopper of a walk for common, strange and lovely sightings. There were the typical dozens of pooches (none as cute as Sadie, of course), and the requisite army of huffing/puffing runners. None of the runners looked happy. I hope theyContinue reading “Seen on my walk today”

Back on the body bandwagon

It’s been a while since I reported in on my ongoing quest to be a lighter version of me. You might recall from this post that I have a bit of a love-love relationship with foods that are bad for me. That hasn’t changed in the last two months; indeed I think it never will.Continue reading “Back on the body bandwagon”

It’s all about swimming

It’s strangely comforting when life seems to find a theme.  Late Summer 2013’s theme has become “Swimming, and the life lessons it teaches.”  I’ve already blogged about this one (see my post titled “10 Reasons why Women Should Wear Speedos“) recently, but this theme just keeps on giving. Last Friday, for some reason, I decidedContinue reading “It’s all about swimming”

Confessions of a Shrinking Woman

So, as I’ve written about from time to time, I’m on a perpetual quest to lose weight. I’ve been doing Weight Watchers lately, which I’m finding easier to follow and stick with than previous efforts, and the online tracking component feeds my incessant need to log onto electronic devices to validate myself. I’ve been swimmingContinue reading “Confessions of a Shrinking Woman”