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The End of Ski Season

Ski season is definitely done. This is my view from my computer today. Rain, fog, thunder, no snow left. I know everyone else seems ready for spring, but I could use a few more days of skiing. This was a … Continue reading

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A Good Day

I’m on vacation, and blissfully mostly offline (hence no Life-Cise Daily Tips coming in email inboxes). I’m reading and writing, swimming, running, and biking every day, plus making pies and watching sunsets. Every day is a good day. But last … Continue reading

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It’s amazing how 80 degrees can feel almost chilly. Honestly, I don’t know how southerners do it. We’ve finally had a bit of a break in the “heat dome.” But it’s still wicked humid. I don’t do well in heat, … Continue reading

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Enjoy….true confessions

Today’s Life-Cise Daily Tip is “Enjoy yourself!” It’s a phrase I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. And it’s an idea I’ve been experimenting with in my own workouts. You know me – I’m a pretty driven, intense exerciser most of … Continue reading

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Love overcomes evil ~ Eagles of Death Metal

In light of the events of the past couple of weeks, I’m going to step away from fitness and cancer for a moment. This blog is not a political or morality blog; it’s about fitness and cancer. But today I’ll … Continue reading

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No, It’s Not a Pink Ribbon

Julie – yup, me. For this last day of October, the last day of my own little breast cancer names project, I name me. Because I’m 14 1/2 years from diagnosis (and still counting) and still have No Evidence of … Continue reading

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Oh Grow Up! This Is Not A Joke.

Today, October 13, is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. It’s one day during all the “festivities” of breast cancer awareness month which is dedicated to raising awareness of Metastatic disease, or METS. But someone had the idea to overlay another … Continue reading

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Hello, I’ve missed you

First, I want to say thank you to the many people who reached out to me after the last Life-Cise newsletter. I stepped away from the computer (mostly) for a little while – no newsletters, no blog posts, no Daily … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

Earlier today, I reached the end of an era. My oncologist said he didn’t think he needed to see me anymore. Well, actually, he asked how I felt about it, then we talked about it. And then it was decided: … Continue reading

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The Very Best Ever Workout!!

This was my gym this morning. We got another 4+inches of snow last night, so I wanted to get out and enjoy it before it warmed up too much and started melting. I know, everyone else wants it to melt. … Continue reading

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