How sleep changes as you age

At some points I swear I’m supposed to be living in a place like Australia because my nights and days are so mixed up from my sleep pattern. For more than a few years I’ve slept about 2 hours at a time before waking to check the time or take the dog out or getContinue reading “How sleep changes as you age”

Summer Reading List For MomMe

In keeping with the categories of the blog posts I’m sharing on this site here are a few books to help you stay entertained and informed over the summer. Education The Dyslexic Advantage by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide One Room School House by Sal Khan Entertainment Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman BigContinue reading “Summer Reading List For MomMe”

Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)

Last year on June 3rd I wrote about Global Running Day and minimalistic running shoes… This year it came a day early and I took advantage of it by running 2 miles on my way to 100 this summer! Read last year’s article: Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day As the milesContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)”

Running and running

Have you ever run a 5k? 10k? Half marathon? Marathon even? I never thought of myself as a runner but for a time when the kids were little trained for a 5k then look and up to a half marathon. Recently I got back to running after a long time away and I’m loving myContinue reading “Running and running”

Emotions

I recently became a part of a new friend group and the one thing they all have in common and yet all seem to clash over is their emotions. At the first meeting we had there were words exchanged and despite my own ability to be a hothead I found myself extremely calm about theContinue reading “Emotions”

Failing

This week has been all about failing but also about lessons learned. I failed a 15:00/1:00 x 2 internal run and then I failed my first day of trying to eat in a calorie deficit. 600+ extra calories get eaten quickly!!! Closing my activity rings is insanely harder than I thought it’d be but IContinue reading “Failing”

Ketones.

Ketones. I don’t know much about them but I keep hearing people having great success going keto or even drinking ketones. I’m not sure what this is all about so if you’re a keto person or a ketones drinker I’d love to hear more about your system or experiences.

Alcoholism: the exception, not the rule

Since one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year (St Patrick’s Day) is approaching I thought I’d touch on the subject of alcoholism. In the article Opinion: How I Redefined My Relationship With Alcohol the author poses the following questions when doing a self assessment of her attachment to alcohol: Is alcohol getting inContinue reading “Alcoholism: the exception, not the rule”

Never getting any peace and quiet

Have you ever heard of Tinnitus? I hear it every waking moment of my life, literally. Ironic I know, since I’m a mom and many times our biggest complaint is never getting any peace and quiet, but I literally never hear silence. Tinnitus is a ringing in the ears when no outside sound is present.Continue reading “Never getting any peace and quiet”