­

How many weekends do you have left?

By |March 17th, 2017|

Day 466 - At 50+yrs. old you start counting stuff. True friends. Countdown to retirement. Actuarial years left? Let's just "guestimate" 30 years...with a 55yr. - 85yr. lifespan left. Just for heck of it! Count it up? Months? (360) Weeks? (1,560) [...]

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 [...]

Saying Goodbye

By |March 13th, 2017|

Day 461 - Saying goodbye to my family is very hard. I got a bunch of lovely kisses and heartfelt hugs. I'm grateful we will all be together for a wedding within a couple of weeks so I'm not feeling [...]

When you are losing weight…

By |March 12th, 2017|

Day 460 - If you know someone who is on a weight loss journey? DO NOT monitor what they eat. And DO NOT manage them. I've had someone do that to me and I was NOT happy. Although I know they care [...]

My 600lbs Life… Man! THAT is a TV show!

By |March 1st, 2017|

Day 450 - When life gets tough you don't get a pass. That is what the doctor on the TV show "My 600 lbs Life" just told his patient. And that is my new mantra to myself. I absolutely love it. [...]

Spock knows. #StarTrek

By |February 26th, 2017|

Day 446 - Do #Vulcans do it better? I have no eff'ing idea! But Leonard Nemoy's iconic character had that resting bitch face down. That is for sure. That middle ground. That peaceful center where you are not swayed to [...]

Motivation is a mind game. Let’s win it.

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Day 415 - How to keep myself motivated is a matter of values. What is it that I value? Well, health is now something I value greatly...which I had totally taken for granted before. Even when I was mis-diagnosed with lung [...]

Don’t give your happiness away.

By |January 12th, 2017|

Day 403 - Have you ever had someone in your life who is unhappy? No matter what you do. No matter what you say. No matter how many good things are happening all around them. Their negativity is a toxin that [...]

Bringing salt to a gun fight…

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Day 384 - I make spicy salts. They are hand crafted, mostly organic ingredients when possible, and the base is primarily pink Himalayan salt and garlic. It is good. Most batches are spicy (red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper), but the [...]

#Anticipation

By |December 18th, 2016|

Day 379 - "Anticipation" is the name of a song I adore by singer, Carly Simon. And boy oh boy...catching the holiday spirit increases my anticipation exponentially. And now with an emptying nest...high hopes for the holidays are hitting a [...]

Load More Posts