Walking Like a Cowboy

Accomplishments and Action Steps from the Weekend: Saturday, I rode 10 miles–up 4 miles from Monday’s ride!  And let me tell you, my tooshie was NOT happy with me.  Narrow seats are not fun on “unseasoned” butts.  When I first got off, I was kind of walking like a cowboy…  But it felt great doing… Continue reading Walking Like a Cowboy

Easy and Absolutely Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe

I probably shouldn’t say this, since it’s my recipe and all, but it was the best spaghetti I have had in a very long time!  SO good!  The green peppers especially add some fantastic flavor.  AND, bonus: even with the heavy meat ratio in the sauce, it’s still less than 300 calories per serving, and… Continue reading Easy and Absolutely Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Be Less Efficient! 10 Easy Ideas for Inserting More Non-Exercise Activity Into Your Day

    Less efficient is better? This completely counter-intuitive idea makes me nervous. Of course I need to be as efficient as possible. Don’t I? If I can do ten things in one fell swoop, I should, right? It saves my precious time. But did you know that those who are less efficient in certain… Continue reading Be Less Efficient! 10 Easy Ideas for Inserting More Non-Exercise Activity Into Your Day

Road Find of the Month Club

  So, yesterday, I posted on facebook that I had made an unexpected find on my walk: the mouthpiece of a trumpet.  A friend commented, telling me of the “Road Find of the Month Club,” in which some of her friends took the most unusual, craziest or funniest “treasures” from their walks, jogs, etc. and… Continue reading Road Find of the Month Club

Healthy and Super Yummy Eggplant Recipe that Even Meat-Eater Men Love!

Rita-touille (Yes, I know it’s a lame play on my name, but get over it! :P) Roughly based on French Ratatouille. Serves: 8 (and makes fantastic leftovers!) Ingredients: 1 large purple eggplant 3 small-medium zucchini 6 small yellow squash 1 cup broccoli (optional) 32 oz. no salt tomato sauce basil oregano dry chopped onion garlic… Continue reading Healthy and Super Yummy Eggplant Recipe that Even Meat-Eater Men Love!

Bike Drama Finally Ends

I finally, finally got my bike in complete working order! Only one minor mishap in the process–easily solved. My biking buddy (my mother), however was unable to ride, as HER bike had some issues with gear shifting…so we’re getting some oil this week to fix that! Next ride scheduled for Saturday, after Mugs ‘N Muffins… Continue reading Bike Drama Finally Ends

Breathe Deeply, My Dear…

Well, today was an altogether delightful and odd day.  Well, maybe not altogether odd.  No, wait.  It was.  This day was spent by me, so it was odd. Okay, moving on… Enjoyed tea time with an inspiring lady (a woman in her 80s, who is active, writes novels, directs dramas, etc.), and then spent the… Continue reading Breathe Deeply, My Dear…