Tag Archives: CIS

Annette Funicello Made Me Cry.

Every little girl has an idol.  Some girls have many. I wanted to be Judy Garland, chasing after John Truitt, riding the trolley, and doing the cakewalk with Tootie.  By extension, I wanted to be Margaret O’Brien, doing the cakewalk … Continue reading

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Week’s Workout Recap – No Excuses

This workout week has been lackluster, and I’m kind of beating myself up about it.  So, first the recap, then the beating self up. RECAP Saturday – Day Off (planned) Sunday – Level One Ripped Workout, 3.1 miles Monday – … Continue reading

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Day 11 of 30 Day Shred – I Am Really Good At Getting Weird Disorders

One of my greatest God-given strengths is my ability to contract strange illnesses and then recover from them.  I don’t like the getting-sick-with-weird-stuff part, but it’s nice to have the getting-better part. The best example of this was the disease … Continue reading

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Day 7 of 30 Day Shred and Week’s Workout Recap – Ain’t No Road Too Long

In terms of workouts, my first week of summer has been a little lame in some ways and awesome in others. LAME:  RUNNING Because I was devoting the extra time to Jillian each day (and she really took the wind … Continue reading

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Day 6 of 30 Day Shred – Minimal Side Effects and Actual Shred Results

I went to bed at about 11:00 last night wondering whether I’d experience any side effects from the Avonex treatment.  I was crossing my fingers for the best (no side effects), but prepared for the worst (spending 24 hours dealing … Continue reading

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Day 5 of 30 Day Shred – Also My First Day on Avonex

I started this morning with an important mission:  to completely clean my house.  Since our schedules are so crazy during the school year, we usually clean the house in shifts over the course of the week, but during the summer … Continue reading

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Book Review: MS for Dummies

The wonderful people at Biogen (the makers of Avonex) were nice enough to send me a free copy of Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies to give me a basic guide to MS for my family.  This is a really nice idea, since a … Continue reading

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