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Archive for February, 2006

On Your Mark

Time to Run

Now I’ve really gone and lost my mind… Signed up for the Inagural Half Marathon taking place at Disneyland in Anaheim this September.

So far, my training is going pretty well, but I can already see that the big challenge for me is going to be cardiovascular. With asthma and those years as a mouse potato to combat, even all the effort that I put into increasing my fitness over the last three years won’t quite cut it.

…It’s really cool to have a big new goal to work toward though! 😀

Continue Reading 12 comments February 27th, 2006

Skin Deep

Flawless SkinA week ago I had another one of those skin treatments… This one was at least twice as intense as the last.

I’m grateful for all the technology that provides better skin cancer treatment options, but Photodynamic Therapy is tough stuff. Better than being cut and scarred, but it leaves you looking and feeling like a burn victim for a while.

There are always valuable lessons to be learned in tough times, and I don’t want to miss out on any of them.

Perhaps I found one: It is only when my appearance is so greatly compromised that I come to realize how much I rely upon it every day as a source of confidence… Face to ugly face with pride and vanity.

8 comments February 17th, 2006


Valentine\'s Day 2006

February 14th, 2006

Fairy Tales

Ten on Tuesday

Okay, I’m a few days late, but with the hiatus in effect I can get away with it, right? When I saw the topic this week, I simply couldn’t resist…

Ten Favorite Childhood Fairytales

1. Sleeping Beauty – My favorite fairy story ever
2. Peter Pan – Can’t forget about my first love
3. Velveteen Rabbit – Love sometimes hurts
4. Giving Tree – True love gives everything
5. Miffy in the Snow – Too cute for words
6. Match Girl – A heartwrenching story
7. Rapunzel – It’s all about the hair
8. Peter Rabbit – Naughty bunny
9. King Arthur and His Knights
10. Rumpelstiltskin – Scary!

8 comments February 9th, 2006


Aurora Slumbers

Who didn’t see it coming? I’m going to take a short break so that I can focus on some of the bigger things happening in my life right now.

Specifically, I have some health issues that need to be taken care of, one of them being an upcoming surgical procedure… No big deal, so don’t worry about me or nuffin, I just need lots of rest and relaxation.

I’ll be back soon… Promise!

Expect to see signs of life now and then. Maybe I’ll add pictures to the galleries or share new revelations. As for daily posts, I should be back in action toward the end of March or early in April, I would imagine… Thanks for all the love! It goes both ways — XOXOX

20 comments February 6th, 2006

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