Boot Camp, Day 23-28: Oh, the pain. The pain!

I'm baaaaaack! If you've been following my daily blogs on my 77-day (11-week) self-imposed Boot Camp blog, you've probably noticed I haven't blogged in a while. The good news is that I'm back and I'm still on track with my fitness workouts. My goal to subject myself to daily barrage of workouts, gym visits and... Continue Reading →

Boot Camp Day 21-22: Photo Walks Become Magical Mini Adventures!

Progress in my current health and fitness quest has been slow but steady as she goes. My self-imposed 77-day (11-week) Boot Camp isĀ  all about discovering a myriad of fun and challenging ways to stay fit. During the past three weeks, I’ve managed to exercise daily, however I don’t always have time to write this… Continue Reading →

Boot Camp, Day 20: Time for “Plan B”

The hardest part about trying to find time every day to exercise, is that life happens and your best intentions are challenged seemingly from 10 different directions at once. Sunday was Day 20 of my self-imposed, 77-day (11-week) Boot Camp. As with making any kind of plans things can and will go wrong. Being a... Continue Reading →

DIY Flash Diffuser for under $10

If you do any portraiture, you probably are like me and don't like the unnatural harsh light created by using flash in low-light situations. Your subjects get that "deer in the headlights" look, red eye and it brings out their every pore, wrinkle and blemish. Professional photographers often use spendy flash diffusers to spread out... Continue Reading →

Boot Camp, Day 14: Game on!

Today is Day 14 of my self-imposed , 77-day (11 week) Boot Camp. Can't believe it's already been two weeks! Time is rushing by incredibly fast. Being more active every day has improved my mood immensely. I feel better, think clearer and have more energy! Working out actually GIVES you energy. It's true! In addition... Continue Reading →

Boot Camp, Day 10-13: Life happens!

Despite our best intentions, sometimes things happen that impact our lives and derail our goals, ambitions and routines. It happened to me on Friday, when I noticed that our swamp cooler was leaking water. Temperatures have been soaring up into 100-plus degrees every day and causing air-conditions to work overtime. Plus, thunderstorms that have resulted... Continue Reading →

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