The warnings were clear, the terror had been set, and the calendar finally marked the day of her thirteenth birthday. When I opened her door would she be sitting up with her head spinning in circles and green puke projectiled onto her wall?
Stop. Enjoy the View. As a child, growing up with a single mother was not easy. We lived in an apartment complex that was considered low income (I thought it was the best place ever), but it was home. Just a few short blocks away was Sunny Side Drive, a high end neighborhood, that sat… Continue reading Taking the Scenic Route
My cart remained empty 🙂 Have you given yourself credit for those not-so-big moments and little victories? A little side note to this blog, I had this topic come to mind in the middle of training, so I stopped my workout to write down the ideas. Little did I know, how meaningful this post would… Continue reading A Total Meltdown and Little Victories
It's always easier with your friends! From An Uncertified Self-Proclaimed Diet Junky. What Are You Afraid Of? The sad truth is, that in order to begin to lose weight you need to first discover what you are afraid of. There are so many ways that people are afraid and much of their fear, sadness, depression,… Continue reading A Few Simple Keys To Weight Loss
You would think that after twenty years we would have a friendship like that. That we had both earned and built the trust needed to tell each other anything, no matter how painful. However, our friendship is not what I had thought it was, and that is okay.
Talk about a pretty good trail! How many days have you gone without checking out? How many days have you checked out? What Is Checking Out? In order to answer questions one and two, you must first define what it means to check out. If you Google the terms check out or checking out, you… Continue reading Have You Checked Out Lately?
Because "we are made of star stuff "- Carl Sagan Come with me on a journey. Before you read any further take a minute and consider this, if you could do anything, go anywhere, be anyone, see everything without the fear of failure, the fear of cost, and the fear of disappointment, what would you… Continue reading All Things Are Possible… In Spite of Depression.
Oh, god! Not direct sales! NOOOOOO! Reading the title just made me roll my eyes, too, and I am IN direct sales. As a matter of fact, I have actually rolled my eyes to some of my friends joining directs sales, even after I had been running my own direct sales business. Pretty shitty, right?… Continue reading Your Friend Just Joined A Direct Sales Company. Now What?
I am not saying that I need to become Oprah or Darwin, and leave some undeniable mark upon the world. I don't need to really be remembered at all. To only be remembered by my daughter and her children as a woman who LIVED life...
I am sure that for many of you right now, you are probably losing it. "How dare she say, 'so what' to having a baby." "Having a baby is a miracle, all moms should be celebrated, it's a big deal to have a baby." Yeah, I know all that, believe me. I have had a… Continue reading Awe, You’re Having A Baby. So What.