The Agony of Defeat

Have you ever embarked upon a plan that you weren’t so successful at fulfilling?  I have been struggling on this post for a few weeks now.  I must admit defeat, throw the white flag in the air and launch my tail between my legs.  For those of you who know me…what I really need is to unload a particular foster dog before I get too attached and keep making dog references!  Continue reading The Agony of Defeat

Las Vegas Blvd

Good Morning Lost Wages!
Good Morning Lost Wages!

As promised, I laced up my shoes and went for a 2.5 mile run in Las Vegas this morning. It was a quick and easy run and I attribute that to my unfamiliar surroundings. Not surprising, Las Vegas Blvd gives you a lot to look at along the way. There were many people with Starbucks in hand as well as a few younger folks doing the “walk of shame” in last night’s club attire gone wrinkled and booze soaked.

So I  will leave you with this…another motivating factor in maintaining routine for the long haul…change your surroundings! Now it’s time to find a pizza shop and a roulette wheel before I head to the airport!

Fat Tuesday

Today I will thoroughly enjoy grazing by the office pitch in, which consists of high fat and caloric dips, cheeses, chips, cakes and cookies.  After all it is Fat Tuesday – time to celebrate!  Meanwhile in New Orleans, thousands stumble into the streets to catch a buzz and a few beads while in search of a restroom which quickly gives way to an alley.  What does Fat Tuesday mean to you?  Continue reading Fat Tuesday

How to travel and workout too!

I have to be honest, I used to snicker at people who exercised while on vacation. You know the type: running down the beach at 8am while you’re dragging yourself to find the nearest place to grab a desperately needed hangover cure. I always thought vacations were for being lazy. And drinking. Why would someone intentionally lace up sneakers and sweat on vacation? You should have a beer or an umbrella-decorated drink in your hand, not a Fit-Bit on your wrist! That was my strict vacation philosophy. Continue reading How to travel and workout too!