Progress, People! Whole foods only and lots of water! Nothing more motivating than seeing myself in the mirror dancing with my kids last night. Other than all this, I just feel like I better watch my health. It can get away from us, you know. You must start going through a thing in your 40’sContinue reading “Healthy Choices Today”
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Weight Loss & Accountability…just no.
So I’ve been thinking about telling y’all that I’m going to start trying to lose weight. Telling you would mean accountability, though, and accountability means…um… having to be accountable…for actually doing it. *sigh* Why is weight loss hard? It’s not hard to eat birthday cake. Why is weight loss accountability so hard? It’s not hardContinue reading “Weight Loss & Accountability…just no.”
I basically struck gold.
Good Morning, Fancy People! I have enjoyed a pretty stress-free Spring Break with my favorite people, and I hope you have, too. I’m not sure I’m ready to go back to work, but at the same time, I am SO ready to go back to work and make big things happen! I wrote a blogContinue reading “I basically struck gold.”
20 Ways To Love Yourself
1) Don’t respond to that email, text, or phone call. 2) Let that housework wait; it will still be there later. 3) Take a shower, smell good, and show up with your chin up. 4) Say “no” with a smile, because you really are too busy to take on another thing. 5) Don’t put upContinue reading “20 Ways To Love Yourself”
Let go of the crap.
Funny, isn’t? Funny to think about your old self, or maybe what the rest of the world is still doing, when you decide to be completely done with… Stupid crap. Fake crap. Meaningless crap. Other people’s crap. Political crap. Crap that ain’t my business. Dramatic crap. Pretentious crap. It’s the biggest challenge of all –Continue reading “Let go of the crap.”
Kids, Insults, Harm
Think of the worst insult you could fling at someone. Go ahead. The worst possible thing you could say to another person. What would it be? F*** yourself. Go to hell. How bad could you get? You’d want to cut deep, right? Really give it to ’em. Make it sting. Kids have figured out howContinue reading “Kids, Insults, Harm”
I am often inspired by posts made by my friends, and this one… what a thought! I think many of us are in this mode right now. We’ve been in survival mode. Keeping things running the best can, constantly trying to stay on top of tasks, always playing catch up, working to get enough rest,Continue reading “Survival Mode”
Overwhelm. Mighty. Juice.
This past week was overwhelming, to say the least, but we pushed through. God IS mighty, and after I stopped feeling all sad and ridiculous, remembered that He is indeed mightier than my “overwhelm”, and turned up the Prayer/Warrior/Praise Juice…it all came together. It sure takes strength to praise Him in the hard times, butContinue reading “Overwhelm. Mighty. Juice.”
I’m guilty. I don’t always share my problems, because I don’t want to be a burden to anyone. I don’t want them to think I’ve lost it or that I’m making excuses. Guilty! I keep things to myself, because “they’ll blow over” or “I’ll just deal with it, it’s fine.” Guilteeeee! I put on make-upContinue reading “Guilty.”
If my friend told me…
If my friend told me she was lonely, I would offer to come see her, meet for lunch, or suggest opportunities to get out of the house and be among people. I might just listen. She might not want to be fixed. If my friend told me her child was acting out, and she didn’tContinue reading “If my friend told me…”