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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Active weekend and trying to focus

Well my weekend "workouts" have consisted of being the ref for my 8 year old daughters soccer game, yard work, house work, and running up and down stairs at home to help the girls stock and restock their lemonade/cookie stand. I wish I still had my Body Bugg to help me figure out how many calories that burnt! Now to stay away from the cookies.

Now to focus on Empowered Fitness and getting things moving. I am developing a survey for the survivors and other beginner boot campers so that I can find the best times and locations for sessions to help them.

Also I am going to work on a proposal to work with some of the patients at the hospital. We have two hospitals in Boise and one already has a trainer that comes in to work with breast cancer patients. The other hospital, where I received treatment, has some exercise classes like yoga but I would like to work with them to help more.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Spymom by Val Agosta

I am hoping to get time to start reading this book in the next week or so.  It is the true story of a Boise woman who went from soccer mom to private detective while battling breast cancer.  Val's cancer returned and she passed away before the book was published.  Taking the time to read (and even laugh out loud) about her journey and her adventures is a wonderful way to honor her memory.  You can get the book at Barnes and Noble or order the book by clicking this link. Spymom

Life in the Fast Lane

Spring is really trying to appear around here but the almost daily snow flurries are keeping it at bay. But the calendar says spring and that brings us our family into bery busy times.  Trinity turned 8 at the beginning of spring break, soccer started for her, Easter bunny came and went, Geoffrey is home for his spring break and I am prepping to teach my criminal mediation class at BSU all weekend.  In addition to that, Al is studying for his next test to become a Microsoft Administer and so many other projects.  I have been back to the doctor for a third time in 6 weeks regarding my ears.  I still have some fluid in there and the cough.  Another round of meds and if it is still there then on to an ENT.  Could be worse though.  All of the illness and other obligations has greatly hindered my workouts though.  It is difficult to feel icky and tired and then make it worse with little to no exercise.  I feel like a blob!  Hopefully I will be back on track really soon - getting all the leftover Easter jelly beans out of the house should help too!  Not to mention I will be receiving my sponsorship from Prilosec OTC in a month or so and need to start prepping!