Tagged: exercise

Top 5 Things Right Now

1. Coffee. This is a love affair that has been going strong for decades, but it’s in a sweet spot right now. It took me most of the year to get used to drinking...

Deep Thoughts about Coloring = Exercise

As you read yesterday, I am having a partial hysterectomy today. My uterus, fallopian tubes and maybe cervix are being removed due to adenomyosis in a laparoscopic robotic assisted surgery. We scheduled the surgery 10 days...

Finding the time for what we love

I have mentioned before about stolen time, and how I declared that when I wanted to find the time to read more, I did. Today I wanted to elaborate on that and explain how I did...

Freshly painted, happy toes

Quick Pick Me Ups

You know those days when you just feel like you are the opposite of having your life together? Sometimes it seems beyond all hope, and I just mope through the rest of the day....

coffe and book

Deep Thoughts on Hobbies

I often muse on when exactly I stopped wanting to do any hobby that involved making things. It was most likely not long after I went from Manic Trout being a “jobby” to a...

Top 5 Podcasts for running

Top 5 Podcasts for Running

A few months ago, I was in the middle of the Elizabeth Gilbert podcast series “Magic Lessons” that she created along with the release of her book Bog Magic and obsessed. I would listen...

The skinny dress

Last fall, I was not feeling or looking my best and decided to make a change. Although I ate really healthy (including eating all of my daily fruits and veggies) and exercised, it no...

Top 5: Work Out Accessories

Yesterday I snapped a photo of my sneakers and IG’d that I mostly work out for the gear. This made me start thinking about what my favorite exercise gear actually is. This of course led me...

At Lenoir in a polka dor strapless dress.

Deep Thoughts From The Past Week

1. Peeping through windows in fences is fun! It also prompts lots of poses…I should really peep though more fence windows. 2. I really like having short hair in theory. But in practice, I...

Deep Thoughts From The Past Week

1. Feedback from people that get you and what you do is invaluable. I have had two interactions this week, one with a wholesale customer and one with a magazine editor who both inspired...