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Well-Rounded

This wasn't exactly an ideal hallmark for an impressionable female teenager. "Well - Rounded" really? The picture above would sure speak to a well rounded head of hairsprayed hair that's for  certain.  But like hairstyles, trends change. Let's remember that I was a prodigy of the 70's, when hippie chic "skinny" girls graced the Copper Tone… Continue reading Well-Rounded

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SUPERBOWL

Football fanatics beware...SUPERBOWL 53 is near. This is always my favorite instant replay time of the year when I softly remind Mr. Chicken Fry that he is OLDER than the Super Bowl.  An ANNUAL sweet little fun fact that I sarcastically deliever with a whisper. I knowingly married a man who was actually alive on the… Continue reading SUPERBOWL

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EXIT

How is everyone doing this last day in January.  Can you believe it's almost FEBRUARY? Last year I was challenged by a friend and workout warrior to participate in a "one word for the year" challenge.  With fierce eagerness, I tackled this word like I had a tiger in my tank.  I fell in love… Continue reading EXIT

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Report Cards

I was not a stellar stand out superior student.  The last time my report card had a sea of A's, was in elementary school.  But before all of you brainiacs label me dumb please keep reading. I honorably held a strong A-B, with the occasional C in math, sort of report card.  And...unlike most of… Continue reading Report Cards

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Remodel

Some of yall need a remodel.  You need a touch of some self improvement to match your wall to wall swag  going on at home.  When the term REMODEL comes to mind, immediate anxiety washes over me while an array of adjectives dance around in my head!  First thought is total topsy-turviness. Because is there ever… Continue reading Remodel

I don't cook

Chicken Chili Abercrombie & FITness approved

The following recipe is not only easy but it's also a low-fat Abercrombie and FITness approved recipe. While I can't take credit for this tasty warm delightful dish, I can boast that I put my own personal spin on it. It's a hybrid between bean soup and a hearty chili. And just in time for… Continue reading Chicken Chili Abercrombie & FITness approved

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Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

Per usual, Mr. Chicken Fry gets another win in the vacation husband and dad of the year award.  His travel savvy is always on point. He's the master finesse of fun! Chicken Fry randomly found us a warm gulf coast beach resort near Tampa to end our Florida staycation.  I thought it was a grandiose kick… Continue reading Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

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Set resolutions but now I have severe to moderate depression.

Don't do it! Don't do it! Whatever you do next week...DO NOT set your pretty little self up for shame and disappointment. If you are contemplating weight loss or living a more active lifestyle for your beautiful self make sure you give yourself ample time! Time! TIME! Take a minute to establish a realistic goal that's… Continue reading Set resolutions but now I have severe to moderate depression.

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Panty lines

In girl world, pantry lines are a serious crime. Any sign of a crease or outline of an undergarment is a forbidden felony in this day and age. But what's a girl to do in the workout world? Last year this was one of my most frequently asked questions: What kind of panties do you… Continue reading Panty lines

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What to expect when you’re working out?

The second the doctor confirmed what the home pregnancy test had already revealed, I flew out of the office to the nearest book store to purchase the ever so coveted "What to expect when you're expecting!"  This was way way back in the day, circa 2002, before I had a smart phone and Amazon Prime. … Continue reading What to expect when you’re working out?