Le Tote: First Tote Review and Comparison to Gwynnie Bee

Note: This is an unsolicited, uncompensated review. I got a discount offer on Le Tote that went out to their...more

Dooby Du 2016: ENELL Ambassador Update

Before the race, well-supported in my limited-edition Biscay Green ENELL SPORT ENELL paid my entry for the Dooby Du and has given me some great merchandise as part of the...more

Sometimes it snows in April: ENELL Ambassador Update

My first multisport race, the Dooby Du duathlon, is a week from tomorrow. Last night Toledo got the biggest April snowstorm in history -- almost 8 inches of snow.It's pretty snow, though. My nephew, my mom, and I made a "snow lady," and it was the most perfect packing snow ....more

Hashimoto's Update

After talking with a friend, I realized that I had paid a ridiculous amount of money out of pocket to my alternative practitioner (who was also an MD) for less-than-stunning results...more

I'm still here

I realize I haven't posted for a while. I was going through a frustrating job search, and I wasn't in the mood to post much. I have been working on contract since June -- my contract was renewed for a few months in December, but the project I am working on is winding down, and I didn't see any hope of continuing it ....more

I'm an ENELL Race Ambassador

I was thrilled when I was originally selected as an ENELL Ambassador, and I am even more pleased to announce that I will be representing the brand again as a Race Ambassador. I have worn my ENELL Sport in every triathlon and running race I have done in the last two years. ...more

Finally, some hope

I have been pretty worried the last few months. As you may remember, back in June I left a full-time job for a contract position. I have done some great work and everyone was happy with the way I managed the project I was hired to help with ....more

A trip to the Florida Keys

Happy Belated New Year! It's hard to believe it's mid-January already. ...more

2012 Chevy Volt Review

I have been driving my 2012 Volt for a couple of weeks now. According to the trip meter, I have driven more than 400 miles in those two weeks, and I have used less than 4 gallons of gas.It would have been less, but my Volt did not have a full charge when it was delivered, though it did have a full tank of gas. That means that I still have not put any gas into the Volt myself ....more

Healthy habits

I'm giving Brooke's Skinny Snowman Challenge another try this year. I started last year but never followed through. It's only $5 and supports basic healthy habits like logging food and drinking water, but also some self-care strategies like focusing on the positive and taking time for myself every day.It's no secret that I have been struggling with these kinds of habits, so I'm hoping this will help me finish out the year on a positive note ....more