health

Work it, Girl 

I will fully admit that I have spent the majority of my thirty-seven years on this planet totally coasting. (I will let myself slide for the newborn/toddler years, but the rest were done totally by choice.) I shouldn’t complain that … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bars: Quest Nutrition 

I have come a long way on the journey of eating (and feeling!) better. I have no desire to eat fast food or sit in front of the TV with a bag of chips. Yesterday I had cravings for a salad. … Continue reading

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Cooking Without Killing 

I seriously hate to cook. My mother is a fantastic cook. My father is a whiz on the grill. My brothers both have serious skills in the kitchen. My sister can eat for a week on $2.79 (I think that … Continue reading

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My Brain is Not Normal 

Sometimes people ask me what my “process” is for writing. That makes me laugh. Sunday night I was (duh) watching the Oscar Red Carpet and trying to figure out something to write about for today at the same time. I really … Continue reading

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Lies My Father Told Me 

I love my dad. He gave me my sense of humor and, as my husband always tells me, complete lack of emotion and decorum. (I am guessing that this is because I hate weddings and love to fart.) He gave … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil is Magic 

If you are like me, you have several very sweet friends on social media who share crock pot Beef Wellington recipes and solutions to all the world’s evils via aloe vera. I normally look at their posts, chuckle “bitch be … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light! 

I won’t belabor the point on how depressed I am with my current environment (okay maybe I just did). But after literally laying on the floor while Pickle was at school for three days, I forced myself to do some … Continue reading

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Work it Out 

(my favorite workout shoe: Nike Lunarglide) I am now confident that I got my brutal honesty from my mother.  On the phone with her last week, I was complaining (see I complain to others, not just you!) about my weight. … Continue reading

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New Cleanse Alert: Pressed Juicery 

As I have talked about before, I am a juice cleanse nut.  I have done the BluePrintCleanse ten times over the past two years and have really loved it. It gives me energy, cleans my insides out and helps me … Continue reading

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Family Bike Riding 

Despite being absolutely exhausted from other weekend activities, we dragged ourselves out of the house in the morning to enjoy a clear, brisk and beautiful Sunday morning.  And we did it by bike riding.  If you have been reading for a while, … Continue reading

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