Have you given yourself some “mental downtime”, lately?

Recently, I read an article in the March 2017 “Shape” magazine, that I found to be incredibly compelling!!  So much so, that I recommended that my husband give it a read, and he gained some great tips from it, as well! The article was titled “Put your head in the clouds”, and it was cleverly written by… Continue reading Have you given yourself some “mental downtime”, lately?

Why I should have stepped onto the scale backwards today…

If you are hoping for an uplifting message of clarity with weight struggles here, you may not find it… I had an appointment to see my doctor today. The tech asked me, “do you mind if we weigh you?” I bristled and thought, “hell, yes, I mind!”… but instead, I chuckled and said, “do I have to?”, and… Continue reading Why I should have stepped onto the scale backwards today…

“Twinsies”

Dear Daughter, Before you… I totally judged mother/daughter clothing combos that matched, and in public!!! Seriously, why??? …but when you, my almost-7-year-old, excitedly asks me to wear the “matching leggings”, to our zoo adventure today… …despite my reluctance, and bargaining… …I looked into your excitedly shining eyes, and at your huge smile… …and I thought… Continue reading “Twinsies”