self-acceptance

A Place of Acceptance

A few years ago, I experienced a tremendous amount of change in my life. Actually, “change” is a pretty inadequate word when describing my mid-life transition. Upheaval might have been better. Or mayhem. Whatever. I have to tell you that looking back, I find myself so eternally grateful for that period of time. Although I’d wager to…

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Because, TESTS

You are going to think I am a bad mother. It’s okay. I am. I’m fully aware of it. Because, TESTS. I hate them. And I hate helping my children study for them. There. I said it. You see? B A D  M O T H E R. As we speak I am in the…

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Trying Too Hard

When I lived in Nashville many years ago, my husband and I met this fantastic couple who lived in our apartment building. They were smart, witty, upwardly mobile and truly fun to be around. We became friends and soon found ourselves invited into their inner circle. Their group consisted of couples who had grown up…

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No Time? Bullshit.

I barely write anymore. It is one of my greatest loves in life and yet, it is the thing I do the least. My story is  hardly new. I’d be willing to bet that the person reading this post right now has a similar situation. There is something they love to do but never seem…

Savory Cottage Cheese Salad

My 21 Day Fix – Week 2

Well, week two has passed and we are still seeing some good results with the program! I actually only lost one pound this week but I feel tremendous. My clothes are fitting much better this week and I’m really encouraged. I’ve lost a good three to four  inches off of my waist already. I’m getting…