Category Archives: Give up Take on

I made the bed, I swear! (And Februray’s Give Up/Take On)

I admit I’ve been a lame-o when it comes to updating on my Give Up/Take On project. But I do have some exciting and juicy stuff to share that will hopefully make up for my lameness. (Well, I think it’s … Continue reading

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January’s Give Up/Take On

It’s a new month. It has been for more than a week now. And I’m just now getting to my January post. My friend asked me yesterday what my “thing” was for this month. (By my “thing” she meant this … Continue reading

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On Complaining

It’s nearly halfway through the month, and I’ve yet to blog about complaining. This month the plan was to not complain. In a word, it’s been hard. Either I have had more to complain about, or I just never realized … Continue reading

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Barefoot December: Initial Observations

Yesterday I set out on my first “barefoot run” of the month. I shoved my feet into my Vibram FiveFingers (really, it is kind of a shoving action), grabbed my iPod for some musical company and started up Leavenworth Street … Continue reading

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December’s Give Up/Take On

OK, so I’ve made a decision. Drum roll┬áplease… For the month of December I’ll be giving up complaining and taking on barefoot running. First, the complaining. I wouldn’t consider myself a big complainer. (Although when I told my hubs about … Continue reading

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Sample Vegetarian Menu

OK, maybe it’s cheating to copy-and-paste a blog post I did for See Jane Run. Then again, maybe not. So, I’m trying this vegetarian thing, and it’s going fine. (Don’t worry, I’m still providing meat options for the hubs in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on couponing… so far:

Sigh. I admit, I entered the world of couponing a skeptic. And my feelings haven’t changed yet. But I have some good reasons why. Yesterday I went grocery shopping (after probably about six months of getting regular grocery delivery and … Continue reading

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No-Meat November

I’m taking Steph’s suggestion. (Sorry, Jordan. It’d be pretty uncomfortable on the scooter sans pants.) For the month of November, I’m giving up meat* and taking on couponing. Here’s why: 1. I’ve been pretty lazy about my grocery buying since … Continue reading

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I know what you’re wondering:

How did Bethy’s no-TV-watching and bikram-yoga month going? Well, the former went pretty great. The latter? Not so great. It was pretty easy to avoid watching television. Partially because October was a busy month, and partially because I quickly substituted … Continue reading

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Bikram and I get along okay…

Today I went to my first Bikram yoga class. A friend joined me, so at least I wasn’t alone. The instructor, Darius, asked for the first-timers to raise their hands. Naturally, I did. By myself. I was the only first-timer, … Continue reading

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