Those days. You know the ones. You're out of creamer, you oversleep and everyone coordinates the day to get out of bed on the wrong side. They then proceed to bicker and argue and antagonize each other (and the dog) until the moment they walk out the door to go to school. Yep, that's me. Right … Continue reading Parenting Confessions: Rotten Days Suck
There's this story that keeps playing on a continuous loop in the back of my mind. It's the one where I lost some weight, got fit, discovered passions, strengths, and gifts I didn't know were there. And the beginning of this story took place in paradise. Once we moved, I still maintained the passion, but … Continue reading The Story I Keep Telling
As a mother of military kiddos, I often marvel at the idea of living in a small town, putting down roots, and having them grow up from kindergarten through 12th grade in the same school district. Does anyone do that anymore? It seems like it would be idyllic in some ways, a nice idea, but … Continue reading Big Time Small Town
Over the last year different friends have encouraged me through my weight loss/fitness journey, and a few even telling me that by witnessing my transition, they've in turn been inspired to get more fit. Wow. While I wouldn't call it a burden (seriously?! I'm the one that posts about it for everyone to read!) but … Continue reading The Funk Has Left the Building!
It really does come down to choices. All of life is a choice. Am I going to eat garbage or healthy nourishing food? Am I going to wear sweats or jeans? Am I going to workout or sit on my couch? Am I going to go for a walk or bike today? Am I going to … Continue reading Success or Failure?
I love The Biggest Loser, and while not a fan of this particular cast, I do love the theme of “No Excuses”. It really is mind over matter. You make a choice and you follow through. And each day is made up of a million little choices - workout or not? Eat crap or eat … Continue reading Excuses