Vacations. Call them what you want-escape from reality, a journey of self discovery, important for your personal growth-whatever you call them, they are extremely important to my well being! And the funny thing is that our vacations are not even relaxing; kids wanting constant attention and entertainment, husband sleeping in because, after all, HE’s on vacation. … More Preparing for another vacay…this is how I make it through the day!
I know what pain is. I have been pushed to the brink, envisioned how it would all end in a bloody mess with someone standing over me, yelling, “don’t quit on me!” So I have confidence that if I am ever shot or seriously injured, I have what it takes to survive! I … More 10 reasons having kids has made me a better police officer
Another successful workout today. Totally motivated, loving the weights, the treadmill, all of it. Spent my entire day in the grueling Texas heat. Good god, seriously??? Turn the f’ing heat down will ya? I’m sunburnt, I’m sweaty, I’ve got a heat rash on my back from strapping on that ballistics vest which makes the temperature … More Does Vodka count????
Well, I’ve started. Again. This is actually day 4 of working out and day 3 of healthier eating. So far so good! Is it wrong that I am expecting to see some real definition in my arms yet? Yes, I know it is but I don’t care! I actually got up even earlier than my … More Day 3 – Building the Beast
The time has come for Beast Mode Back in January, I told myself, “okay Angie, time to get summer ready!” and I worked out for a few days. Man, those were some good workouts! I ate several boiled eggs, a few salads and plenty of fruit. I felt really good and I checked the mirror … More The time has come for Beast Mode
The annual multi-family vacation is done. In the years since mine and my brothers children were born, we have had a gathering of the two families, along with our parents, every summer. There have been a few years with one or more family members absent (this year included) but for the most part we try … More Back from vacation
This is the first. Let’s just take that in for a second. Let it sit and simmer a bit. Ahhhh, that’s good stuff right there. I have always been a talker, a bit of a wordsmith, a chatterbox and now I have been given the gift of putting all of that out there for everyone … More And we’re off….