Prior to writing I often engage in the ritual of distraction. This stems from my teaching days and writing report cards. I’d clean the house, do all the laundry, organize files, clean out closets, and empty the refrigerator. You get the idea. It was a mindless workout. Once I’d completed the ritual I was able … More Kettle of Fish
I recently came across a website of vintage Christmas ornaments. I’ve never thought of myself as ‘vintage’, even at 60 but when I recognized many of the ornaments I was taken back to one of my earliest Christmas recollections. It was 1959. I was five. My mother had made me a red velvet Christmas dress. … More Christmas Memories
“Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be.” ― George Carlin – Most often I go about my day without even thinking, literally, about what I am thinking. When caught unaware, negative, self-defeating thoughts have opportunity to make … More Glass Half Empty or Glass Half Full
I love this image. There were several sources sited, so I’m not sure which one to credit however, you can google the caption and see for yourself. Why do we get on the scale when we know, for sure, that we have done nothing to change our bad habits? We cautiously approach the dreaded device … More The Naked Truth about the Dreaded Scale
All quotes in this post are borrowed from, Brene Brown’s book: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not … More Sharing My Story, My Truth
Heading into week three of the 40 Day Challenge, I find myself feeling just a little discouraged. This is partly because I am not where I’d hoped to be in terms of weight loss and partly because I know why. I’m also being impatient. I want it all to happen right NOW! Yet, I know … More The Plan… What Works for You? Is it REAL?
Hard to believe we are HALF WAY THROUGH THE 40 DAY CHALLENGE! Last week I discussed that when we set our health and wellness goals we need to choose a plan we can stick to. We also need to be realistic. I’ve heard from many of you regarding your progress and one of the things … More Half Way Through The 40 Day Challenge… A Temporary Interruption… A Welcomed Change