The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

Refocus…

I have been so off my game, so distracted over the last few months. Sure, cancer has a way of throwing you for a loop, but I'm three months passed all that and I still haven't gotten my workout groove back. Some of it has been good and worthy distraction (i.e., writing, self-exploration, time with …

#23

March 9th marked 23 years married for Frank and I. The milestone that is today is not lost on me. Our life has been marked by highs and lows, ups and downs, and so much laughter along the way. I am grateful for him, and for the life we have built and share together. This …

Surfacing…

I've been away from the blog for weeks. First with a business trip to Denver, then returning to South Carolina with a heck of a cold. Ugh. It's been at least a year since I've been sick, and considerably longer since I've been sick like that. I'm at the tail end now and finally getting …

Preparation…

I have been on blog hiatus for a bit. Not because life doesn't continue to march on, but because I'm in the midst of a writing course and I have set aside time to focus on it. I am loving working through it so far. It's a self-paced, video and study-driven course. It's a christian …