I Deserve To Be Happy

I “deserve” to be happy, don’t I? Deserve seems like such a selfish word but isn’t the catch phrase these days “self-care”?  I see myself having made progress over the last several years after my divorce and apparently so have my friends because they have told me. But I know I can do more to … Read more

#nopatience

Diving in and thinking that we were smart enough to figure it all out on our own was probably not the best way to tackle starting our blog site. We both have a tendency to just jump into almost anything we do. While this shows great initiative, we usually end up taking a couple of … Read more

Looking For Happiness (part 2 of the Body Image series)

I feel like I should be happier. I feel like losing 60 pounds should have made me happier. But weight loss doesn’t always equal instant happiness. I had mistakenly thought it would. I had a vision in my mind of how things would be, how I would look and how happy I would be once I made … Read more

Body Image

I’m 36 years old, 5’5” tall, and weigh 161.0 lbs (as of 08/08/18). My starting weight was 219.2 lbs on 01/31/18. So let’s get this straight. I have NEVER been a skinny girl. I have always had more hips, boobs, and butt than most in my age group, no matter what age I was. I … Read more

Procrastination

Okay, I must admit that I’m procrastinating right now because I’m thinking of all the things I would rather do instead of writing this particular blog post. I’m even thinking that I would rather write an easier blog post (about something entirely different) before finishing this one. And I think I need to turn off … Read more

Advice

Conversations with your adult children… One of the greatest feelings a parent can have comes when your adult children ask for your advice or want to hear about some of your life lessons. I’m a parent that has always been open and honest with my children. If they wanted to know something, I told them. … Read more