I've decided that freedom of time is the best things ever. And I mean that. best ever. My days away from nursing at the hospital and I get to set up my day...those are truly the BEST days! PLUS I get to do all my favorite things... baking...time with my boys...and in the kitchen too! So a win win right?
My first time getting into "workouts" was with running and it is something I often go back to - I used to teeter totter on an unhealthy relationship with it thinking I needed to run a million miles every single day - (phew! Thank goodness I found a way out of that!) I have been doing lots of Beachbody programs lately focusing on lifting, but lately running has been calling me back. People often ask my advice on running tips and tricks or even how to get started so I thought this would be an opportunity to give out a little guide to help get you started..or help you get back into things if you have been out of shape for a while.
Since I've been married for a whole FIVE days - In looking back at our wedding day I wanted to share a few things to future brides - and maybe OTHER ladies will have something to chime in too.
This past weekend I worked a 12 hour shift on a weekend versus my usual on call status and spent most of the shift on the floors. I have worked in the recovery room (aka the PACU) for the last five years so it has been a while since I have been on the inpatient side of things. Before coming to the PACU I worked in the cardiac ICU...and spending all day on the floors around bedside nurses, their patients and seeing the interactions ... gave me some thoughts and inspiration to reflect and share. If I had the opportunity to write a letter to my patients - current or the past ... what would I say?
Cookie and Treats Baker. R.N. Nutrition Nerd. Runner. <3 Coffee. Fitness. Foodie. In pursuit of finding my own kind of balance...
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