Category Archives: exercise

Olympic Story – John Orozco

I’m a sucker for a good Olympics story. A story of struggling, a story of adversity, a story of conquering. John Orozco, an Olympic gymnast from the Bronx, has such a story. John’s dad saw a flyer for free lessons … Continue reading

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Done! I am done with the half marathon. Praise the lord 0 Hallelijah! I’m happy to report my sisters and I all completed the race. In case you don’t remember, my sister Kelly asked me and our sister Amanda to … Continue reading

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The Slide

“This is going to be so exciting kids.” “Let’s race, Mom.” “OK, but this is just for fun.” Here we go…. I’m ahead right now, yes! Nice tactic Alex but leaning will get you no where when you’re racing me. … Continue reading

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Running for Pie

If you’ve read my blog anytime in the last 3 months you know I’m training for a half marathon and pretty much hating every step of it. Regardless of this dislike, I am committed and will push on for two … Continue reading

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Running Peak

I truly dislike running. I don’t get the runner’s high you are suppose to experience at the end of a run. I get exhaustion, a dehydration headache, and sore legs. Two months into my training and I keep waiting for … Continue reading

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No Team Here

I had planned to write about something else today. Something cheerful and happy. Instead, I just got off the phone and feel like crying. Last year one of my boys played on a winter basketball recreation league. We were invited … Continue reading

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Right back atya

Eight years ago I convinced my sister to train for and compete in a triathlon.The race consisted of a half mile swim, a 25 mile bike ride, and a 6 mile run. On race day we were excited yet nervous. … Continue reading

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Mother Effer

Last week I joined a gym by our house. The flyer in our mailbox stated, “$12 monthly, no initiation fee!” I mean twelve bucks. It’s practically free. I’ve got to join. Well, $124 dollars later I was a member. The … Continue reading

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The Secret

I have found the secret to weight loss. People will be amazed with my results and will be amazed that they too can get the same results. I lost 8 pounds this week! First off, let me explain that I … Continue reading

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Stretching It

As I sit here writing this post there’s a good chance I won’t be able to get out of my chair when I’m done. You see, I tried a new exercise class today. The new class I took today was … Continue reading

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