It’s okay to feel weird…

Sometimes it’s hard to not feel weird when you are grieving something that other’s view as insubstantial. The truth is you can always find someone else with a loss greater than your own. Viewing loss this way in our own lives can minimize it to unhealthy degrees. There is a time for joy. There is…

Top Eating Tips

It’s almost January 1 and you may be thinking about a lifestyle change. Hopefully, not the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions because we all know the baggage that comes with those words. Instead, think of setting new intentions for living. Or setting goals for improved health as you start a new year. No quick fixes here…

I Still Mourn… It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the grocery store. The time of day I don’t like to come. I’m in the zone with my list. As I wait in line, I watch the family in front of me. I make judgements I shouldn’t when the mom seems overly irritated. Then I…

Don’t Settle for Less

Don’t settle for less. This is something I have to remind myself of often. I am my own defeatist as much as I can be my own champion in my goals and dreams. Can you relate? I have a passion that’s been a part of who I am since I first saw glimpses in high…

All About That Smoothie!

I was just telling a friend that I think my smoothie obsession came from some unhealthy habits I had as a teenager. I love ice cream and would have ice cream often after dinner growing up. I also loved malts, shakes and worked at a frozen yogurt store. Heaven for a job. My dad found…