Goals for 2016

Goals for 2016

It is that time of year again! The New Year, and with it comes the resolutions. Something that I teach my patients about as a dietitian is setting SMART goals. So what is a SMART goal? Here's what I learned from an aritcle put out by MSU Extension: SPECIFIC. A SMART goal focuses on answering… Continue reading Goals for 2016

Goals for 2015, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: The Crim 10 Mile 2015

My last training run before the Crim was a tough 8.4 mile route up at my parents' place. When I got home from the run, I said to my parents, "I really hope adrenaline kicks in during the race because that was really rough." For the rest of the day I felt crappy. I had… Continue reading Race Recap: The Crim 10 Mile 2015

Goals for 2014

My Goals for 2014: June Update

Cancel my membership at my current gym and get a new membership somewhere else (the new place has an indoor track and fitness classes that I hope will motivate me to be more active). DONE before the New Year even started! :) Buy a fitness class punch card for 10 classes each month and attend 10… Continue reading My Goals for 2014: June Update

Keeping It Real

Becoming Catholic: Holy Week 2014

As you might know from previous posts, this January I met with the religious education director at church to find out more about RCIA and have started the process of becoming Catholic.  Although I had become somewhat familiar with Mass and the Catholic faith by attending Christmas and Easter Masses, I had only really scratched… Continue reading Becoming Catholic: Holy Week 2014

Keeping It Real, Nutrition

Keeping It Real: Companionship

Those of you who know me in real life or read my blog on a regular basis know that I am a dietitian in long term care.  You may not know a lot about long term care.  You may think of nursing homes, certain odors, and diseases like Alzheimer's when you think of long term… Continue reading Keeping It Real: Companionship