G-F Replacements, and Why I Don’t Eat Them

One of the main struggles I’ve heard people complain about when they go gluten-free is the “need” to replace bread, crackers, chips, tortillas, etc., with gluten-free products. The other part of that complaint is how much the replacement products taste disgusting, bland or stale. I’ve been gluten and corn free since July 21, 2012. The…

Absentee No More

All right, all right.  I hear you.  I’ve been absent for weeks.  My apologies.  I tend to get overwhelmed with life and have let that affect my posting, keeping up with my fitness goals, etc.  I am still walking and biking and jogging a lot (I am still doing More Than a Walkabout, after all!),…

The Walkabout Has Begun!

This first week of the Walkabout is slow.  Started off with a drive to Cape Canaveral, Florida where I had a meeting.  Then down to West Palm Beach area to stay with the bro while waiting for the next couple of meetings.  Had meeting #2 yesterday afternoon.  And tomorrow we drive down to the Keys….

Butt Butter Anybody?

I never thought I’d buy something referred to casually as “butt butter,” but, well, I have now.  Six tubes of it, with a tub on the way next Saturday.  Of course, as soon as I bought it, I just had to share the fact with friends from church, knowing they would totally get a kick…

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…