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OMG! That Monkey’s Back

My cat, Tiger climbs aboard my back while I'm draped over an easy chair. Exposing my weight gain of late.
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The cute monkey on my back is my cat, Tiger. The damned monkey on my back is compulsive overeating. I’ve struggled my whole life, yada yada, with eating and binge issues. Yada Yada, because I don’t really feel like writing about it AGAIN. But last year I lost, or should I say, misplaced, 20 pounds […]

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OMG! That Monkey’s Back

Ep 0005 – Home – part 2 of 3 – Solace, Twitter and Bo Bice!

Bo Bice Tweets to Adventure Laurie
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Part 2 of the Going Home series, all episodes of the series also stand alone. I explain during my morning walk along the shore of Puget Sound how I find solace when the sad parts about coming home surface in my heart. As a Twitter newbie, I’m thrilled when my all-time, favorite singer, Bo Bice, tweets me back! Song of the week Banana Bike by Dot Wiggin Band

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Ep 0003 – Bikes, Camera, Action! Plus free music

Laurie and Mark on the boat at Lake Tahoe prior to the bike race
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Mark and I talk about the first time we went to a bike shop and were told we were “too fat” to ride bikes, hah! I get a bike helmut POV camera with mic. Hear an audio snippet of my first recorded bike ride as I huff and comment up a big hill by the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Song of the Week Whisper by Stray Dogg

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Ep 0003 – Bikes, Camera, Action! Plus free music

Ep 0001 – Intro to Daily Adventure Tales and the Couch Potato Challenge

Laurie gazes out at the sky while hiking in the mountains at dawn
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I launch the Daily Adventure Tales podcast. I share how and why Daily Adventure Tales came to be and why I am qualified to write about adventure. I decide to challenge myself to go hiking at dawn “yikes” instead of sitting on the sofa and planning a TV day.

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Finding Balance – The Zen of Bike Riding

Laurie riding by the LA River on bike path
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Adventure Question: What things lead to Zen moments in your life? Have you ever found strength and peace from a struggle? Whatever your answer, try to have a mini-adventure doing some of that and come back to tell the tale. Past Adventure post: This was one of my favorite posts from my sparkpeople.com blog, and […]

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