I’m just going to say it. Changing the way you eat and the way you think about food isn’t easy. The decision that I made over two months ago to focus on health and happiness instead of on weight loss meant being more mindful about what I put into my body. I know that veggies are good and processed foods are bad, but I am just
When I first created this blog, my intention for its direction was different. While I acknowledged early on that it wasn’t just about getting up and creating things like a piece of art, a poem, a song, a craft, etc., the original thought behind it was really more geared towards those things. The blog came along at a time when I was trying to change things
I weighed myself this morning. Truth – I’ve weighed myself every morning since my birthday on Monday. Monday was actually a little birthday gift, because my weight was at a number that was down from previous days and actually made me smile. The next day it was the same, and while I have said weight is no longer the FOCUS, I can’t lie and say
Spring sprang in a big way in Kansas City this weekend…like, sprang right into summer with temperatures up into the 80’s. Thankfully, this week looks to bring more spring-like, cooler temperatures for the remainder of our spring break staycation. Monday was not only the first day of spring, it was also International Happiness Day and my birthday. Three very important reasons to celebrate!
Bits and pieces of Katie Couric’s Yahoo! interview with Betty White have been floating around on Facebook. I haven’t seen the whole thing, but what I have seen included Katie questioning Betty on her thoughts about Trump’s election and the current state of our nation. Betty’s response was a great reminder for me, of the decision I made the weekend following the election.
Today my heart is broken. I thought 2017 would be better than 2016, but it feels like more of the same. Except this time, it’s personal. A friend and former junior high/high school classmate of mine, someone I was in swing choir and concert choir with but whom my recent interactions with were limited to Facebook, is now gone. At just 42 years old.