Carpe Diem!

navbar_roll_02Yesterday, I took the day off to spend with my girlfriends and a dear friend of ours who is visiting from California.

We went to Ann Arbor (where my husband goes to business school) and in between shopping, we had lunch at one of my FAVORITE places here in Michigan, Zingerman’s Deli.

I call it the Carnegie Deli of the midwest — because it’s that good. (And I LOVE the Carnegie, so that’s saying a lot!)

Well, every other time I’ve gone, I’ve ordered their Greek salad and matzo ball soup. I’ve always wanted a sandwich, but was honestly “afraid” to order it, not knowing what all would be in it.
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Ya Win Some, Ya Lose Some, Ya Still Keep Tryin’

PBCAs a Jersey girl, I can’t help but be obsessed with the Real Houswives of New Jersey.

In last week’s episode, Caroline (a.k.a. “Mama Bear”) said something that really resonated that Bethenny Frankel pointed out as well on her Bravo blog.

Caroline was working out with her trainer (um, in her personal gym at home that rivals most regular gyms!) and I’m paraphrasing here but she basically said, “Do I like it? No. Do I know it’s good for me? Yes. And that’s why I work out.”

She followed that up with her ‘money line’ that I just love (and speaks to how I’m feeling lately).

“I could be hit by a bus tomorrow, and I’d be wishing I ate that freaking piece of cheesecake before I saw that bus coming.”

I really understand what she means there. Life’s no fun without cheesecake! It’s about moderation. Continue reading “Ya Win Some, Ya Lose Some, Ya Still Keep Tryin’”