Category Archives: Body and Soul

Week 32: Weaning, thank God!

My challenge last week was to completely wean Sophie from nursing. While the challenge itself was easy, I thought I’d reflect a little on the year’s experience — the difficulties, the triumphs (and yes, they felt like triumphs) and the … Continue reading

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Week 23: Finished my races, ready for more

I huffed and puffed and crossed the finish lines. I did it. I set the goal to lace up my sneaks, my kicks, my go-fasters, and complete two races — to lose some baby weight, to get back into a … Continue reading

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Week 20: Laugh at the little things

Just a quick post to say, well, laugh at the little things. Babies are great reminders of this. Enjoy. (Oh, and yes, I know it’s a week late. Sorry. But you’ll like it.)

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Week 17: Aiche two oh

I must admit. I feel a little lame for writing a post about this. But. Water. H2O. A little ol’ molecule that is a big challenge for me. I love to watch it roll in tides. I love to listen … Continue reading

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Week 16: A week of “didn’ts”

It’s week 16 and I wanted to write a little about week 15. Cuz I skipped it. I didn’t do much last week. In fact. I’d say week 15 was a week of “didn’ts.” I didn’t write. Didn’t run. Didn’t … Continue reading

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Week 13: Find your finish line

Goal setting is empowering. You see a feat you’d like to accomplish. You make a plan. Little by little, you chip away at it. Maybe it’s grueling. Maybe you stare down self doubt. But in time your confidence builds and … Continue reading

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Week 9: Walking in Switzerland

I am thawing. Finally. After weeks of below-freezing temperatures, Switzerland is warming up. Afternoons are flirting with 50 degrees. (Having lived in Florida for eight years, I’m still not used to being excited about 50 degrees weather. But following 0 … Continue reading

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