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The Last Day of 2010

This time of year I always spend reflecting over what has happened over the last 365 days. 2010 has been a good year. I started it with a new sense of well-being and have continued that attitude even with a few setbacks. I can honestly say, this has been a blessed year in so many ways.

In January of 2010, I made a goal to focus on my health, become stronger and incorporate fitness and healthy eating as a daily habit. I have pretty much stayed true to that goal too! 
In February I went to a fitness camp--Rancho Cortez--outside of San Antonio, Texas. I learned so much and pushed myself harder than I have in a long time! I realized I am capable of a lot more than what I thought. I over came many obstacles, physically and mentally. It was a HUGE challenge to my mindset. I hadn't realized that I put limits on myself physically that were very, very low. The first day at the ranch completely blew those out of the water! I came home more sure of myself and ready to take on physical fitness …

So Much To Say...

I can't believe I've gone this long with out blogging! No wonder I have all these thoughts running around in my brain. I haven't used my usual outlet!
Well, Christmas is here marking the near end of December as well as the year. 2010 has really flown by with the exception of December. It's been a very rough month for me. I had double ear infections and sinus crud hanging around for the first week of December which meant a round of antibiotics. UC and antibiotics are not friends. I think I took a whole bottle of probiotics this month alone trying to counter act what the Cipro would do to my gut while it killed the ear and sinus infections. Luckily the antibiotic only caused some minor irritation so I feel very fortunate. Before Remicade, a round of antibiotics would leave me in the hospital for a week with severe cramps and internal bleeding from the UC. I am so thankful Remicade has made such a huge difference in my life as well as my family's. The saying "If …