Category Archives: Life Updates

Double Time

When I was a kid, my mom use to workout in our basement to her Richard Simmons Sweatin’ to the Oldies tape. Do you remember Richard Simmons? Short guy, curly hair, always grinning like he’d just been handed basket full … Continue reading

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The Greater Good

Lately, most of my hobbies have taken a back seat to my creative writing. I’ve been more productive than ever, and it feels really good. No, amazing. Terrific. Of course there’s always give and take in life, so that means … Continue reading

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Wedded Bliss

I’m back and I’m married! It’s all been very exciting. I’m glad that I front-loaded all of the wedding stress because our day went perfectly. We enjoyed a day of sheer joy.  I even had dress malfunctions! What happened, you … Continue reading

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Bride-zilla Booty

With the wedding creeping up fast, my anxiety levels have been inching as well. March was basically a giant ice cream sundae of stress-eating. I had a dream two nights ago that my dress didn’t fit. Probably my subconscious feeling … Continue reading

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5k

My fiance decided that his goal for 2011 was to run a 5k before the wedding and a 10k before the end of the year. The only 5k in Portland before our wedding is the Shamrock Run on March 13th. … Continue reading

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The Prettiest One

For Christmas, Matthew bought me Walt Disney’s Fantasia. Incase you’ve never seen the film, it’s a collection of animated shorts set to classic orchestra music. I loved it as a kid, and it’s probably the reason why I have such … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2011! Wait, it’s almost February?

I feel like I’ve been asleep for two months. Things have been really hectic with wedding planning, and I’ve sorely neglected my poor blog. I feel a bit neglected myself. When life picks up and each day runs into the … Continue reading

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Dark Days = Dark Chocolate

I haven’t been inspired to blog in a while, but I feel compelled to update as it helps me feel more accountable for what’s happening in my journey. Day light savings threw me for a loop and I’ve really been … Continue reading

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La Resistance!

I just made two dozen chocolate chip cookies and I didn’t so much as lick an errant chunk of batter off my finger. This is what’s sitting on my counter right now: When you get close enough to the cooling … Continue reading

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And the cow said moo

The other day I ate a delicious bowl of chocolate peanut butter Tillamook ice cream. Tillamook produces, perhaps, the most well-crafted ice cream in the world, and the chocolate peanut butter variety tastes like a Sunday afternoon stroll down the board walk. However, following this heavenly experience, a binding, cramping, stinging stomach ache struck and I went to bed feeling terrible. Ice cream has done this to me before, but I’ve always played stupid because–let’s face it–ice cream is amazing. Continue reading

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