Bring me some good news Punxsutawney Phil

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Today is Groundhog Day, which means that Punxsutawney Phil will come out of his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob to predict the weather for the rest of winter.

If he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he doesn’t, there will be an early spring.


Yes, I am begging.  Please bring me some spring!  I want sunny days where we can be back outside at the park, or running outside and chasing the kids on the soccer field.
Yes, I know we can do all of those things during winter, but we don’t.  I have a very hard time staying warm and I just cannot tolerate cold weather anymore.   So I am reduced to begging a small furry creature to bring me some relief.

and here is where I beg you too.  I’m going out of town this month (thankfully to the sunny state of Florida, I cannot wait!) and would love to have some guest posts lined up during my absence.

Got something on your mind about the health and fitness world?   I’d love to hear from you.   Send your emails to workoutmommy at gmail dot com. Thanks!

I’m off now to do my “please-Phil-don’t-see-your-shadow” dance. Want to join me?


  1. we had a HILARIOUS Groundhog Day party (it’s a yearly thing around here..we’re that odd :)) this weekend.

    completely with candy groundhogs fashioned by my untalented hands…

  2. I am so with you! The cold this year has been brutal, and I’m not even in the ice and snow !Just want to take the girls out in the stroller, do a quick run to the park and feel some sunshine on my face . Ahh, warm the bones! Come on Phil!

  3. Oh I so hear you!! I’m praying for an early spring here (winter doesn’t usually leave until at least April).

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  4. oy – is it groundhog day ALREADY?! isn’t that in feb…oh, wait.

  5. have an awesome day!

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  6. i need Spring! NOW :)

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  7. Even though the winters are mild where we live, I am still ready for spring to get here.


  8. Ground Hog Day is also the day my husband and I met–an anniversary of sorts so we always celebrate. Romantic huh? Might as well cuz there’s never a chance of early spring in Minnesota!!

  9. I am dancing up a storm with you!

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  10. Doesn’t it seem like that damn rodent ALWAYS sees his shadow?

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  11. Stupid rodent. What does he know, anyway, right?????

    Can I go to Florida with you… please?????!!!!!

  12. Ahh, for those of us that can’t escape this winter weather by heading south to Florida, try these foods to help beat the winter blahs…

  13. I heard he saw his shadow.

    Bummer :(

    I’m so ready for Spring!

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