Little Red Trike-Warrior
Health | motivation | support

I am a WARRIOR

There is a lot in our lives out of our control. Traffic. Reruns of tv shows. Flat tires. You get the idea. However-I am CHOOSING to stay and FIGHT for me. I had a ROUGH day yesterday as it relates to my back surgery and had to have another MRI and some further tests and […]

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Little Red Trike-My Oxygen Mask First
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My oxygen mask first

Today I quite literally had to put my oxygen mask on first. Since I rejoined WW, I talked about earning 4% of my day for me (one hour). It’s kinda hard when you’re holed up in a hospital however I know that I am on the path to getting well. 4% doesn’t have to be […]

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Little Red Trike-she's nuts
family | Health | support

Care Takers-our Ride or Die

For better or for worse…you know, when the detective and I got married, I’m not fully sure he knew what he was getting into. We just celebrated 9 years and in that time I think I’ve had 10 surgeries. I couldn’t even tick them off if I wanted to. The challenge for most caretakers, especially […]

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Little Red Trike-thankful, grateful and blessed
Health

And no matter what, I’m blessed

When life kicks you somewhere in the sass – you have two choices: 1-rise up 2-fall down I am a weeble wobble who refuses to stay down. I’ve got too much invested in me now to go back to Old Laura. New Laura presses forward – glacially slowly but last I checked, slow IS A […]

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Little Red Trike - Fight On
Health | motivation

give ’em hell and FIGHT

Late yesterday I found out I will be having emergency back surgery TODAY. When I woke up Monday, my thoughts consisted of a week’s worth of meetings, traffic, the decisions I’d be making, etc etc. I woke up with EXTRUCIATING pain and immediately went to the ER on Monday. Fast forward to tests and lots […]

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Little Red Trike - working on future me
Health | motivation

I’m working on FUTURE me

On this journey…I have a LOT of bumps in the road and not ONE hast stopped me…. 10/15 three days in patient for asthma 12/15 second meniscus surgery 4/16 foot surgery 7/16 five days in patient for asthma 1/17 three days in patient for asthma 4/17 third meniscus surgery In a very short amount of […]

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Health | motivation

Are you a cheater?

Do you cheat? I mean, it’s the weekend…so why not have that EXTRA beer, or some chips or some ice cream? You’ve earned it and you’ve got time to worry about it later…. HELL NO. I don’t cheat because cheating would mean I’m on a diet and last time I looked, I wasn’t. I’m rocking […]

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Drink your water
Fitness | Health

Drink the Dang Water

One of my strongest public service announcements is WATER. If you’re tired, drink water. If you’re hungry, drink water. If you’re angry, drink water. If you’re thirsty, DRINK WATER. Here’s the message – I’m never thirsty. I drink over a gallon of water everyday, even lazy couch days. Water makes you go 💃, 💩, and […]

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Health | motivation

You Never Know Who’s Watching

The last 24 hours have been nuts. I was interviewed for the Weight Watchers magazine back in November and was waiting patiently. I was told I was in the March/April issue – but I didn’t want to believe it. I didn’t think I was worthy of anything. I’m NO different than anyone else. I’m just […]

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