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    • My Deal With Dropping Dairy

      It all started with the joint issues and then just stacked up over time from there. Eventually, as the symptoms piled on, I began researching. Most of them looked like they could be part of an autoimmune disorder like Rheumatoid Arthritis and/or Sjogren's Syndrome. Or any garden variety AI disorder...
    • Join The 80% Who Stick With New Habits This Year

      I saw a statistic stating that habits changed one at a time are the most effective. A whopping 80% of people retain a habit for a year or even longer when it was just the one habit they were given to work on. That number diminished to just 35% when they were given two habits simultaneously. Trying f...
    • My Latest Take On Holiday Survival

      At this point I feel like there is plenty of information out there to survive the holidays, and by now you get that it's gonna be a tough quarter. And Halloween is just the beginning, right? But the thing is, even though it may SEEM like the last few months of the year are the hardest to stay on tra...
    • Becoming The Mother Of A Teen

      I am NOT, in fact, the mother of a teen. Not yet anyway. But that doesn't mean I haven't gotten the t-shirt splattered with all the angst and drama that dominates being the mother of a teen. On the contrary kind readers, I am deep into it full force with said non-teen of only 12 years, 9 months and...
    • It Won’t Always Be This Hard

      I had lifted weights for over 10 years at that point, and that had worked on its own for a long time. But now that I'd had a baby and rounded the corner past 40, I knew that part of the equation was missing. I knew it, I knew it, I knew it. I just didn't have the courage to admit it. Until that day....