Back To The Future With She’sWrite

Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads….

I’ve decided we’re going to do a little Back To The Future trip on She’sWrite. I’ve been bogged down with other things, I haven’t taken the time out to write for myself, and that’s why I started this blog in the first place.

I’ve started posts and never gotten back to them, or finished them but haven’t taken the time to hit “Publish.” So hop on in with me in the Delorean as we go Back To … Read more ...

Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me….OK, I Gained HOW Much Weight!?!?!

I’ve got a bad hangover. A cruise hangover. It’s not a headache situation, but more of a belly situation that’s hanging over my jeans. I gained a bunch of weight while on my five-day cruise.

It’s impressive really when you think about it. In five days, FIVE I gained…. (drumroll) Nine pounds. That’s more than my children weighed when they were born. I started off the cruise trying to be good, but that lasted about 45 minutes because of the all-eat-til-you-drop options. Just trying … Read more ...

Tower Up: Our Climb Up Chicago’s Willis Tower

“Tower Up!” That was the rallying cry yesterday. About 2,500 of us met at Chicago’s Willis Tower and climbed 103 flights. Some of us used hand-cycles, some used canes or were tethered to other people. We walked, ran, and even crawled up.

At the Willis Tower SkyDeck, after our climb.

The climb was to raise money for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. I got involved when my trainer started organizing a team to participate in the climb. Since I’d just finished the half-marathon and … Read more ...