Geez, I’m really behind on my posts. I read that when a writer feels some burnout, she should take a break, and that’s what I did. Although I wouldn’t say I was burned out so much as out of ideas, or the ideas I thought would work as a post didn’t excite me enough to… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile January 2018
Creating goals and resolutions for myself has never worked in all my many, many years on this planet. I may stick with a goal for a month or two, if I’m lucky, and then the reality is that I grow bored of being so good. It’s not that I want to be bad, it’s just… Continue reading Happy New Year–2018 is Here
Looking back to Devon’s graduation from high school and Madison’s 6th grade graduation (yes, same day) in 2011, I distinctly recall the pictures that people posted of me at the breakfast place we took everyone to eat in between events. I stared at my arms in the photos and couldn’t believe they were so enormous,… Continue reading 30 Days to Graduation
Thinking there was never going to be a zero calorie sweetener that wouldn’t slowly kill me, I gave up hope of ever finding something acceptable to put into my coffee. After discovering just how bad aspartame is and having a reaction to Splenda that resulted in not one, but two trips to Urgent Care, I… Continue reading Life is Z Sweet(est)!!
Sometimes a product comes along for health, fitness, and weight loss that is so easy that even I can use it. Sure, my husband writes apps for a living which is highly technical, but that doesn’t mean that his technical abilities somehow permeated my skin and followed a path up to my brain. Sadly, no.… Continue reading What I’ve Noticed Today Is…My FitBit
I think I have it easier than most when it comes to dieting. I am in charge of what gets purchased and what gets made for dinner. Everyone who sits around the table at dinner stops eating when they are full, and their waistlines are a testament to this kind of restraint. I do not… Continue reading Dieting During the Holidays
Facebook has made it so that trends start easily. Ideas by one can catch on by many. I can’t remember where or when this trend of sharing daily posts about what one is grateful for got started. To me, it’s not a worthwhile exercise. I start to read what someone wrote about being grateful for… Continue reading Top 10 Silly Things I am Grateful For