Your ability to stay healthy starts with your daily decisions. Every decision is important.
Holiday Strategy Tip #2: Run up to the starting line. When I was an assistant track coach (decades ago), I observed that there were a number of events in which the athlete ran up to the starting line- and then threw, hurled, jumped, etc. That means that before s/he actually got measured for jumping, throwing,..
The temperatures are dropping, even here in Arizona. We can even sleep with our windows open. Pumpkins are everywhere! Here in our community in the foothills, javelinas have been seen nosing pumpkins from neighbors’ front porches down the street to a ‘happy eating place.’ Fall has definitely arrived! All that adds up to the..
If you have a fitness app, you may get regular emails from ‘them,’ each one having 3-4 great articles about how to do the whole fitness thing better. I think that’s great. I need- and appreciate- the input because I gladly share the insights of others. After all, I’m not doing the hard research- ‘they’ are-..
Expectations during the Holidays A pastoral family has a different Christmas experience: it comes with the territory. You adjust expectations and ‘do the next thing.’ My list of the next thing is always quite different, however. LOL! Reality Then, just before Christmas, we welcomed Sadie into our family: a new life. Precious. Beautiful. So much..
You have prepared and now it’s time! You are dressed in something you love, you have a fantastic-looking veggie or fruit tray, or ‘acceptable dessert’ (after all, this is the holiday season!)…and you are ready to walk into the party. However, before you actually enter the room, have an honest talk with yourself. Be very..
Knowing that the holidays are approaching can make some people nervous in August! Whether you have warm, fuzzy memories of family gatherings… or you remember stress-filled, angry conversations with visiting relatives…or lonely days… in our yearly calendars, October through January (when the financial ledger of the previous months becomes black and white) bring a flood..
Time sure flies when you’re having fun! Just checking in after a brief hiatus from blogging. Not that there was a shortage of content…but time flew by with a variety of special events! Here’s a quick personal update. We added our fourth grandson to the DeZago family when Lincoln Daniel was born December 12. He..