Category Archives: Iraq

Fantabulous day #63 – Doing Your Best Till the End


Well, the time has come and that I will be leaving my current company and moving on to bigger and better endeavors.  I have had a good time here in sunny Iraq and Afghanistan.  I have also met some absolutely amazing … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #62 – Don’t Miss Your Window of Opportunity


I was walking out of my living quarters and man the first thing I noticed was how beautiful the sun was.  It was shinning right above the ugly concrete barriers that are not so pretty.  I do love taking pictures, … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #61 – A Little Inspiration from an Idol


I was checking out some daily articles online this morning and there was some notable things that happened.  One was the death of Steve Jobs the founder of Apple.  I was really sad even though I did not know him.  … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #60 – Momma Really Needs a New Pair of Shoes


I have read that you should purchase new shoes every 300 to 500 miles.  First of all who really measures how far they run in one pair of shoes.  It is not like they come with at oddometer so you … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #59 – It is Ok to Say No…


Sometimes….Recently I moved to a new Camp located in Kurkuk Iraq.  I  now have to travel about 1 mile to get to the dining facility.  That is a not a bad thing when it is not 115 degrees outside.  Thank … Continue reading

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Special Note from the Lotus


I am unable to post any shows for Fan Day Radio at this time.  I am in the process of moving around the Middle East for work, but I wanted to let you know Fan Day Radio is still up … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #58 – Do You Hear Voices


Those darn voices are everywhere.  I hear them when I am sleeping, I hear them when I am eating, I hear them when I am exercising, I hear them at work, I hear them everywhere.    No I am no crazy, … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #54 – Recognize Your Fan Club


  I thought the title for today’s post was so appropriate.  I was walking down the street at my new site here in sunny Kurkuk, Iraq.  Don’t worry I am on a military installation.  Also keep in mind that I … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #53 – Downsizing Ain’t Easy


Things have been topys turvy here in sunny Iraq.  Excuse my spelling.  I have moved to another site in Iraq.  I moved from Camp Speicher in Tikrit to Camp Warrior in Kurkuk.  It was a pretty painless move because I … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #52 – Exit Plan and 2 Much Stuff


Hi everybody I am still here.  I know it has been very quite. As much as I love post the podcast I just plain and simply have not been motivated.  So let me get you all up to speed on … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #51 – Rethinking, Rearranging and Refocusing


I have been back from my vacation for a couple of weeks and still have not posted in my journal.  So I decided it was time to get refocused.  I really do love writing and producing my show.  I actually … Continue reading

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Fan Day Radio #12 – Run Liz Run, A Baby Runner’s Journey


Fan Day Radio #12 – Run Liz Run, A Baby Runner’s Journey Show Notes Listen to the details of Liz’s first 5K Liz’s also gives a review of the SPI Belt and discusses an intersting article “Think Yourself Thin”. http://www.orlandorunningclub.orgContinue reading

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Fan Day Radio #10 – Meet Big Goals by Taking Baby Steps


Fan Day Radio #10 – Meet Big Goals by Taking Baby Steps

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Fantabulous Day Radio #9 – You’re Not a Hamster So Change Your Routine


  Fantabulous Day Radio #9 – You_are Not a Hamster So Change Your Routine Today Liz gives updates on new website name, subscriptions and Zune directory listing.  Liz’s reveals Fantabulous Day 14 week challenge results and gives a food review … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #55 Be a Role Model


I love it when people tell me that I have inspired them to do something.  What kills me is when someone says you are so smart, when they are really smart themselves.    I try to set the example for others.  … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day Radio #8 – Get Off the Fence & Find Your Balance


Fantabulous Day Radio #8 – Get Off the Fence & Find Your Balance Today Liz summarizes the previous week in review and her 5K sign up and yoga classes. Liz’s reveals Fantabulous Day 14 week challenge results, gives a product … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #52 Lend a Helping Hand


             This morning was extra nice.  I had a couple of extra hours to sleep in this morning, but I didn’t.  I actually got up went for a run, 2 miles, pumped some weights and did some yoga and then … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #50 – Who Needs a List?…I Love Winging It :)


Someone actually said I looked relaxed today.  I liked that a lot.  I guess when you are not relaxed, it shows.  I can attribute that to the baby steps I took this morning, but having a checklist of the things … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #49 – Can I, Could I, Should I…Help You?


No that is not me in the picture.  I do however plan on posting some pictures of me running soon.  I managed to get up again to run before work.  I am so proud of myself.  I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Day #48 Enjoy the Ride


             I was listening to Running with the Pack podcast and the hosts were discussing how some people really take running too seriously.  The example they use was when you see a runner at a light and they are still … Continue reading

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