Couch to Half Marathon 


Last week a few friends and I got together at The Wicked Hop. Most of us haven’t seen each other in a while. This is supposed to be just a moment for us to catch up and have a nice lunch. The conversation was good and the drink with flowing. We had a really good…

Bullet Journaling: Eight Month Review


I just realized after seeing a classmate using the bullet journal that I’ve been using it for about eight months now. There are a lot of things that I like about this method. And there are a lot of things that I feel like some people take too far. But to each it’s own. Pros…

40 by 40 Bucket List: #23


Last Sunday I competed #23 on my bucket list: lunch/ brunch at The Wick Hop in the Third Ward. I don’t get to this area often so this had to be a planned trip on purpose.  And it came at the right time.  A friend of mines has had a really rough few years. Recently all of…

Low Blood Pressure…self diagnosed 


Was diagnosed 6 years ago with high blood pressure. Done a lot to get it down including changed my diet, eliminated any signs of drama or stress, and semi faithfully taking my meds .  This weekend I became really sick. Throwing up, dry heaving, a little light headed. Didn’t know where it came from. Monday…

Living with Arthritis 


A few months ago, I started a blog serious “Living with RA”. I know that it appears that I’ve abandoned that series and I have with good reason. In my quest to find out what is wrong with me and why I have been in – sometimes unbearable- pain for two years now, I have…

40 by 40 Bucket list: #38 Completed


Two months from today, I will celebrate my 36th Birthday. That gives me not a whole lot of time to complete this list. However, today I began marking things off. #38: complete a 5k Today I complete the Milwaukee Running Festival 5k. I’ve been using the hashtag #watchmework since I had knee surgery this summer….

Living with RA: Learning the cause of the pain.


I lived with the pain in my knees for so long that I was beginning to accept it as a normal part of my life. It seemed the doctors weren’t really trying to do anything to treat it and l was getting tired of fighting. With that said, I went to work my new physically…

Living with RA: The onset of symptoms 


Should pain started years ago but went ignored. It wasn’t until my knees felt like they were literally on fire and I wanted to scream out in agony with every attempt to kneel or squat that I knew something was wrong. It was in the middle of December 2014 that I began to notice the…

Bullet Journal FAQs


July was my first month working with the bullet journal system. I must say that I can see a difference in my productivity. I spent a lot of nights studying the bullet journal and all the different layout designs. But I must say that I ran a lot of language or lingo that was new…