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Bout of Books 11 Goals & Updates - Monday, August 25th 2014 1:41 AM
Bout of Books 11 has started! My goal is to read: Sacred Bloodlines (The Guardians Bk1) by Wendy Owens Cursed (The Guardians Bk2)...
BoB 11: Spell It Out - Saturday, August 23rd 2014 7:05 PM
The Spell It Out Challenge is hosted by Kimberly Faye Reads. The goal is to spell out a word using the first letter of book titles. I chose to spell out my zodiac sign and my...
BoB 11: Book Chain - Friday, August 22nd 2014 5:17 PM
It's another Bout of Books challenge called Book Chain which is hosted by Christian Bookshelf Reviews. The aim is to link the last word of a book's title to the first one of...
BoB 11: Create A Sentence - Wednesday, August 20th 2014 6:17 PM
It's the third day of Bout of Books 11 and I entered another challenge which is hosted by Book Reviews from a Christian Gal. The challenge this time is to construct a...
BoB 11: OTP & Book Spine Poetry - Tuesday, August 19th 2014 8:59 PM
It's the second day of the Bout of Books 11 challenges and these were fun to do. The OTP Challenge is hosted by Infinite Ink: For this challenge, I want to hear all about...
Bout of Books Scavenger Hunt - Monday, August 18th 2014 8:59 PM
This scavenger hunt challenge is sponsored by The Book Monsters. 1. Book that begins with B: A Bite to Remember by Lynsay Sands   2. A book made into a movie: The...
Bout of Books 11 Read-A-Thon - Sunday, August 17th 2014 7:59 PM
I'm participating in the Bout of Books read-a- thon for the first time starting tomorrow. I have many books on my TBR pile and this sounds like a fun way to tackle them....
My Desktop 2013 - Friday, July 25th 2014 11:10 PM
Apr 03: library at Biltmore Jun 23: spring from Desktop Nexus Wallpapers Jul 19: Glute Challenge Bret Contreras' version of the 30-day glute challenge. I didn't stick...
Jury Duty Parts 5 & 6 - Sunday, July 20th 2014 2:46 PM
Both summons were on the same month but separated by a year. At last year's summons, I wore red to see if it would bring me luck. As the morning went on, I felt that I wasn't...
My Desktop 2012 - Thursday, August 22nd 2013 9:00 PM
It was my first full year with Xubuntu and I didn't change wallpapers that frequently. Jan 18: Penguindrum So surprised this was licensed for North America. Mar 25: In Time...
Book: The First Confessor! - Saturday, June 30th 2012 6:37 PM
Terry Goodkind's newest novel will be released on Monday, July 2 and I can't wait! It's only available in e-book format and the 300 copies of the hardcover collector's edition...
Whoa, earthquake! - Thursday, May 17th 2012 9:50 PM
The last time I felt an earthquake was back in the '90s when I lived in the Ring of Fire. I didn't expect to experience the earth tremble again in my current location. There was...
I Survived the A-Z Challenge! - Saturday, May 12th 2012 10:48 AM
I completed my second year of the A-Z Challenge! I had a general topic in mind this time around unlike last year. It wasn't the initial idea I had immediately after I finished...
A-Z: Zigzagging Calories - Monday, April 30th 2012 9:25 PM
Zigzagging calories is one of the strategies to break a weight loss plateau. The theory is to keep the body from thinking it's not being deprived of its necessary energy to...
A-Z: Y-Raise - Saturday, April 28th 2012 1:18 AM
The Y-raise exercise targets the upper back and shoulders. It can be done on a stability ball, a weight bench, the floor, or standing with the torso 45 degrees to the ground....
A-Z: Xylitol - Friday, April 27th 2012 10:13 PM
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol naturally found in fruits and vegetables. It's as sweet as sugar and commonly used in sugar-free gums, toothpastes, and mouthwashes because it helps...
A-Z: Whey Protein - Thursday, April 26th 2012 10:33 PM
The easily digestable whey protein is derived from the process of making cheese. It's a great source of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) which are necessary for maintaining or...
A-Z: V Cut - Wednesday, April 25th 2012 11:37 PM
The V cut or Apollo's belt (also called iliac furrow) refers to the lines that start around the hip bones and end at the groin. It's easily identifiable in men even those with...
Music: Distance - Wednesday, April 25th 2012 8:28 PM
Since Revenge airs a new episode tonight, here's a song by Christina Perri entitled "Distance". I think it's Jason Mraz who joins her in the chorus.
A-Z: Unilateral Training - Tuesday, April 24th 2012 10:26 PM
Unilateral training means working on one side of the body at a time. The nonworking side in a unilateral exercise helps keep the body in balance. Exercises include one-arm...
A-Z: Testosterone - Monday, April 23rd 2012 9:17 PM
Testosterone is one of the anabolic hormones responsible for production of body tissues like bone and muscle. It has other functions, e.g., promotes healthy libido, but I'm...
A-Z: Sore Shoulders - Saturday, April 21st 2012 11:18 AM
My lower body workout (dumbbell squat & stiff-legged deadlift) was this past Tuesday and I was pumped that I lifted the heaviest weight I could on record (45lb per arm!). I...
A-Z: Running - Friday, April 20th 2012 12:41 AM
I need to start a running regimen so I can run comfortably for at least 2 miles. It's a reasonable goal in case zombies are real. I tried an interval training from Women's...
A-Z: Quetelet Index - Thursday, April 19th 2012 9:50 PM
The Quetelet Index, or more commonly known as the Body Mass Index, was created by Belgian scientist Adolphe Quetelet in the 1830s. It was mainly to describe his idea of an...
A-Z: Plyometrics - Wednesday, April 18th 2012 12:39 AM
When I see the word, I immediately think of jumping movements but that's only a small part of it. From Merriam-Webster: The clap push up fits the description because you have to...