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Why hate?

May 22, 2017 • By

I post. I instagram and I am proud of my body. I’m not fast or elite and I honestly can’t tell you why so many people follow me. I KNOW there are haters. It’s okay. I put myself out there for that. READ MORE

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Kidney Biopsy Reading

February 17, 2017 • By

I had my biopsy results this past Friday and got as good as news as any.  My nephrologist said the pathologist found ischemic acute tubular necrosis … this sounds bad, but is the most common cause of renal failure and is reversible! READ MORE

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6 Ways To Keep Weight Gain Away Over The Holidays

December 3, 2016 • By

Okay, this isn’t rocket science so don’t expect an Albert Einstein moment but I was at the gym this morning, day 28 of not running, but who’s counting, feeling a little bra bulge (remember we all have this), and thinking about all of the Christmas parties we’ve got. I thought to myself … ugh , all of this drinking is making me feel gross. Anyone feel me? But I don’t want to be antisocial! Rewind to yesterday and a good girlfriend had the same conversation with me. December is just crazy! She shared her same concerns plus that she was worried about gaining weight. Which, as I was grinding away on the Stepmill today led me to take out my cell and write the following notes in my phone. I do exercise a lot but I really think I manage my weight well during the holidays because of the following and I wanted to share these tips with you!READ MORE


More Time For What I Want – CURAGO

November 22, 2016 • By

We all wish we were more organized. Even the most organized among us, right? Or is that just my OCD self that thinks that? I am the person that wants a bin for a bin. 🙂 Well, ever since we moved to Dallas from San Antonio nearly 4 years ago, our schedules have gotten busier and planning and organizing events with our immediate and extended family (as well as friends), has only gotten more challenging. I try to stay on top of things with my iPhone calendar (iCal) and extend invites to my other iPhone carrying friends but it never fails that we have a miscommunication every so often.