Looking Back: Some of My Favorites

Last week when Lindsay invited me to join the Pin It Party, I took an opportunity to look back over some of my old posts. I chose a few recipes and workout posts for the party, because the pictures were very pinable. But I also dug up a few posts that really meant something to me.

I have been blogging for over four years! Over that time, I have written hundreds of posts, including some that I am really proud of. In some ways, writing is like giving birth. As you compose your work, a seed of an idea formulates into a full-fledged post, sometimes painful as you open up your heart to your readers. The end result, after all the hard work, feels like a living being, with a beating heart, that you can actually love.

Okay, I’m being a little dramatic. But writing a post that you are proud of is an accomplishment. And it is one that is quickly swept up under a layer of new posts, new readers, and new page views. As I was digging through my archives, I found a few posts that I really want you to read. Articles that I’m proud of, or that reveal a part of my life. Here they are, in no particular order.

drawing the lineDrawing the Line

Making the change to a plant based lifestyle is a process. Part of it is learning about ingredients and making decisions about where you draw your personal line.

 

 

 

Jessica1Dear Jessica: On Becoming Vegan

A couple years ago, my dear friend Jessica wrote and asked me for advice on “becoming vegan.” This post was my response.

 

 

 

ParisMarathonWe’ll Always Have Paris: The Paris Marathon

I’m pretty sure you’ll find something to pin in this post. We were in Paris after all.

 

 

 

family6The Way It All Came Out

Imagine that you are sitting home one evening, when out of the blue you get a phone call from someone who says, “I think you might be my dad.” It happened to my husband.

 

 

 

Honolulu-MarathonMy First Marathon

I have run 35 marathons, but I will always remember my first, Honolulu 1996.

 

 

 

I hope that you have enjoyed looking back as much as I have! Bloggers, do you have a favorite post, no matter how old, that you’d like to share. Readers, do you ever look back at your favorite bloggers’ archives?

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  1. says

    You have had some interesting life moments for SURE! I look back at former posts if I recall that one is helpful or relative to a current post. Then I dig around to be able to link it. Other than that, I rarely scan back through and when I do I am always hit fresh with how funny my sister can be.

  2. says

    I loved reading about your first marathon. Having only completed one at the very young age of 59, Hopefully I have a few more in me and a very special one if things work out well!
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  3. says

    So glad you posted this! I started reading the top ones, and I’m continuing to make my way through. ow is probably the best time to make the totally creepy comment that I am so, so glad I found your blog. I love checking in to see how you’re going. You inspire me – mostly because you stick to your guns and do what you love (even though I’m a carnivorous crazy lady).
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