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An asshole is just one small part of someone…

By |March 21st, 2017|

Day 469 - When you think someone is an asshole, try to remember an asshole is just one, teeny tiny part of them. I am really REALLY learning this. Have you ever had someone turn on you for no apparent reason? [...]

Happy Birthday…#wow #19

By |March 19th, 2017|

Day 468 - Brunch and dinner was a cheaters dream. Oh my. Our daughter hit 19 yrs. old and she is our BABY! The fact that my husband and I have been in love and together for over 35 years, while [...]

I am the image of my sister…

By |March 16th, 2017|

Day 464 - Here I am, more than several years ago, with my sister, Mary Eleanor, of blessed memory. We lost her a year and a half ago, and I still struggle every day. Last weekend, when I walked into [...]

I’m a fraud!

By |March 5th, 2017|

  Day 454 - Here I am aping about how special it is to have our kids back home for a weekend together in celebration of my husband's birthday. Teary-eyed in fact! Just the thought of us being together causes me [...]

Time flies when you’re raising a family!

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Day 453 - #WTF How did he become 24? I literally can feel the sensation of the camera when I took this photo. All those years ago. Raising our kids seems like a blurrrrrrrr. And it's kinda making me feel [...]

The wrong side of goodbye…

By |February 24th, 2017|

Day 444 - The Wrong Side of Goodbye. That is the book she was reading.  Aunt Roz was someone who worked tirelessly with young kids as they entered maturity. Not always a walk in the park. Profound sadness is something that [...]

Do your job. #Dammit.

By |February 9th, 2017|

Day 431 - What am I spending my time doing? Writing. Thinking. Working. My life transformation journey feels like another job sometimes. I'm not sure that is a good thing. Or that I'm particularly good at it. Of the top three [...]

Gaining weight can be funny.

By |February 4th, 2017|

Day 426 - My dietitian, the fabulous Erik Bustillo, was holding my phone when I got weighed in this week. He took this reaction photo when he saw I gained weight. I'll say no more. This may be the shortest [...]

Shoes always fit. Even when you’re fat!

By |January 30th, 2017|

Day 421 - In the last two days I have purchased 12 pairs of shoes. My state of mind should be questioned. I think my alter ego "Patty" got ahold of me. "Ohhhh you need those! Oh wait! Boots!!!" The [...]

Staying in the buggy…

By |January 25th, 2017|

Day 416 - I caught myself describing my mother today to someone who never had the good fortune to know her. Wow. In some ways I was describing myself. I felt pretty good about that. It made me feel like [...]

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