Category Archives: Afghanistan

Fantabulous Day #138 – Blog Crack, Vacation Plans, Ubud Bali & New Travel Page


I love reading my favorite blogs especially on Sundays.  The reason for this is pretty simple.  It is relatively quite and I can actually catch up on my reading.   I follow so many blogs that it can be distracting at … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #137 – My New Ear Buds…..Luv Them!


My fingers and eyeballs were out walking around in the Blogosphere and I was reading an interesting post.   Peanut Butter & Adrenaline   The author Amanda, was discussing her playlist and she mentioned that there is a song on her … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #136 – Happy Labor Day & Farwell to a Friend, Cheers to the US, Afghan Life


Happy Labor Day!  This is a day to celebrate the American workers.  Wouldn’t you know, I have to work on Labor Day.  OH WELL…those are the breaks.  Now we will have a new worker soon.  My friend Khyber. This is … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #135 – Food Poisoning, Internet Outages & Missing My Blogging


It has been quit a few days since my last  post.  Well I have been super sick and trying to nurse myself back to health.  Unfortunately in the Accounting world there is no such thing as having a day off … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #133 – Before & After, Get Moving for God Sake!


Don’t laugh too hard, but this is me before my run and me after.  As you can see, I was all smiles, but by the end there was no smile to be found in the room.  My hair was even … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #132 – And the Heavens Opened Up!


I don’t normally post twice in one day, but it has been very exciting.  What made it exciting was the rain.  As you can imagine we don’t get a lot of rain here so when it does, it becomes a … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #131- Running Alone & An Unexpected Invite


My company has people working all over Afghanistan and every once in awhile I actually get to meet the people that I am in communication with.  One of those people is John who I only get to see for a … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #130 – Wild Planet Tuna & Sustainablity


I pride myself on being some what of an environmentally friendly person.  I know there are a lot of things that I could do better.  I have taken many baby steps to do my part for the well being of … Continue reading

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Fan Day Radio #19 – Olympic Spirit, Mileage Milestones, The Taliban Treadmill, Mason Bees, Chilly Pad Gear Bag Review


Show Notes Click the Link below to Listen.   Be Motivated and Inspired. FanDay Radio #19 – Olympic Spirit, Mileage Milestones, The Taliban Treadmill, Mason Bees, Chilly Pad Gear Bag Review Frogg Toggs Chilly Pad Cooling Towel  FantabulousDay.com FanDayRadio.com LizForADay.WordPress.com … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #129 – It’s All About My Podcast, Fan Day Radio ITunes Submission, Yeah!


Although people read my post all the time, I don’t really think they know about Fan Day Radio.  That is my very own podcast.  “What is a podcast?”, you say.  It is a basically a short show made to be … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #127 – Play with Your Food, Be Happier & Easy Quinoa/Black Bean Burgers


I love food.  I am definitely a foodie.  I not only like love to eat, but I love to cook.  Over the years I have learned to experiment.  Unfortunately the family had to suffer thorough my food failures and at … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #126 – WOW, Finally the Big 20! Go Liz Go!


I finally made it to 20 miles in one week.  I have been focusing on running longer and not so much on faster.  I have actually really been enjoying my runs.  Although I took a tumble, I still feel good … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #125 – Treadmills Can be Dangerous, Ask Me, I Can Prove It


I have been really enjoying my runs this past week.  Mainly because I have been rockin the miles, based on my goals of course and not being in pain.  I can attribute that to running slower and focusing on my … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #124 – My Mantra…I am Going to Make Good Choices Today


I am going to be a better person today than I was yesterday. I am going to take baby steps today.  I am going to think good thoughts today.  I am going to think, say and do positive things today.  … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #123 – Reading Blogs, Comment Luv, Middle Age, & Non-Stressful Running


OK,  yes the quietness on all the running & fitness blogs is very understandable to me.  I too have been smitten with the Olympic bug.  Not to mention I have been super busy at work.  I have not even been … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #122 – Elite Athletes, Overrated Sleep and Staying Focused


Coach Simon gave me this picture.  I guess you want to know who coach Simon is?  Well he is my coworker.  I decided to make him my coach after he sent me the picture above.  Simon is from Kenya and … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #121 – Life Can Thrive Anywhere…Bee Colapse & Bee Movies


The very first day I arrived in Afghanistan, it was raining and snowing.  The sky was gray, there were no birds or trees.  The mountains were bare and their tops were white.  I thought to myself, “Self how can anything … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #120 – Judge of Character in a Small World


Today I had to go to a different camp to take care of some business.  I started talking to a stranger & left the camp having made a new friend.  Have you ever talked with someone and said to yourself, … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #119 – Gym Under Construction, Inspiration from Magazines…Whod a Knewd :)


Lets see…last week I was sick.  That was my excuse for not working out. Yesterday, I went to the gym and it was under construction.  I hope they get finished soon.  I went to the gym of the masses, but … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #118 – Routines, the Daily Grind & Movie Night


I have been off line for a couple of days. I really miss blogging.  It has become one of my routine things to do.  I also have not been running for the last couple of days.  I have been feeling … Continue reading

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