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9 months to 50

Happy New Year!  Welcome 2012. In 279 days I will be 50. My goal on my birthday in October was to try and do one new thing per month in my quest to be a better person at 50 years old.  Let's review: Month 1: to do 100 man push-ups.  I have to admit, I am slacking. I was never able to master the 100 man push-ups on the floor but I could do them on a counter level. That's…

10 Months till 50

Month two has passed on my journey to the ripe old age of 50.  Month one was to conquer 100 push-ups.  I can actually do 100 counter-level push-ups.....still cannot do a "man push-up" on the floor. I will...just not now. Month two was an abysmal failure.  The goal was to be a better laundress....especially the folding part.  I stink at this and that makes me a bad wife, bad mother and really bad Italian version of of both! My mother…

12 Months to 50 (plus 100 Push-Ups)

As you know, I celebrated my birthday this month and shared my plan to meet age 50 in 12 months as a better, stronger person. This first month is my dedication to this push-up program.  Although I am not able to do one-handed or clap-in-between push-ups (Donald and Darin), I am a master at the wall push-up.  My "guns" are loaded and if I keep this up for 12 months, Dear God, I hope, I can do at least 50!…