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The view from my sofa…

I have done a few of these "View From..." posts over the years.  One from my treadmill and one from my spin bike.  This post, sadly, is from my sofa.  I am three weeks post-op on this bunion-ectomy and I am so cagey and frustrated. I know even as I type this that I should not be complaining but truth be told, I want to whine a bit. My sofa and I have become one over the past three weeks.   It has…

Don’t Try – Just Do It

That was the phrase I heard at about 5:45 this morning from my Spin instructor.  She is the queen of one-liners.  "If you wanted easy, you would have stayed in bed." Some days that thought crosses my mind. She is tiny but mighty and like many of the instructors at Best Fitness, she is strong and supportive and encouraging.  Her experiences and her t-shirts tell a story of personal gains and wins from marathons and races. But this particular phrase…

Just this side of crazy

I know my family is no different than everyone else's.  We have good days, bad days and days just this side of crazy. I am home alone tonight.  Blogging with freshly painted nails, Izzy snoring by side and a lovely glass of Prosecco to end the week.  Take a deep breath.  Note to self: next time, ask Chip before he leaves to open the bottle.  Broken ribs and a stubborn cork is not a good combination. Perseverance prevailed.  There was…