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#15×15 Check-in: Step Away From the Roller Coaster

 

This week was full of fun… and pain. I have been having some odd foot pain. It hasn’t affected my running but usually starts hurting later in the day. As if foot pain wasn’t enough, I decided to join my kids on one roller coaster ride this week and the…

#15×15 Check-in: Finished, but not Done

 

This weekend I finished my 9 week C25k training. I am now able to jog for a full 30 minutes! It actually took me a few extra weeks, with hot weather, sickness, etc., but I did it! I finished, but I’m not done. I can’t just stop now that I’ve…

Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum

 

A few years ago I thought I was set. I thought I had the perfect curriculum choices for my family. The rest of this homeschool journey would be easy, just get the next level of this book and I’m done. I found out quickly that that was not going to work….

How we started homeschooling : Part 2

 

Abigail was turning five and we needed to make a decision about school for Kindergarten. I had already decided homeschooling was not for me, so we had to find another option. We looked at the christian school but the tuition was just too much for our little budget to handle….

#15×15 Weekly Check In: This is Hard Work and New Goals

 

It’s been over a month since I started my #15×15 challenge, so I thought it was about time to step up my challenge. Before I get to my goals I want to share what I’ve been feeling the last few days. Losing weight and living healthier is HARD WORK! I…

How We Started Homeschooling : Part 1

 

I used to share a lot more about homeschooling here, but it’s been a while. It’s such a big part of our life that I really want to start sharing again. I’ve decided to start at the beginning. I think it’s always interesting to see how other people started homeschooling…

#15×15 Weekly Check-in: I Find a Little Help From My Friends

 

Even though I am an introvert, I can see the benefit of having others around. It’s especially important when you’re working toward something. The benefits I’ve seen are: someone working alongside you, feeling your pain. someone to call you out when you’re not doing the work. someone to share victories…

#15×15 Check-in: Holiday (or Vacation) Eating

 

The holidays are great. We get together with friends and family. We catch up on life, play games, and eat. Eating is great. Food often brings us together, but in America we often overdo it. How to Avoid Overeating on the Holiday Remember your goals. Write them down or tell…

Stitch Fix

 

I HATE shopping. Yes, hate. It just totally overwhelms me: all the clothes, prices, sizes that fit differently, and all the people. Did I mention I’m an introvert? That means at a mall my battery drains fast. I was so excited when I heard about Stitch Fix. What is Stitch…

#15×15 Weekly Check-In: How to Make Goals Well

 

If you missed it last week, I’m starting a new challenge for myself and your welcome to join me and others in Losing 15 by the 15th. We’re one week in and here’s how I did on my monthly goals. Drinking 72 oz. of water a day. 5 days of…