When my 19 year marriage finally came to the point that a divorce was imminent, the emotional turmoil I did not expect began to flare up. If you’ve been through it, this may resonate with you. When you are in the marriage that isn’t working divorce seems like the best option. Maybe you’ve tried to…… Continue reading Coping with Divorce: the expensive way
I am not sure if this is a new concept or not, but the Cart of Possibility has turned into a method I use when shopping to both help me not feel like I am depriving myself and at the same time not overspend. How can that be? Well when I see something I like, I…… Continue reading The Cart of Possibility
It has been 15 days since my last post. I’ve thought about writing everyday, and then something would steer my attention another direction and the day would go by without my pen to paper. Before I knew it, it became “days” that had gone by since I last wrote and that is when the panic…… Continue reading Overwhelmed and Paralyzed
I’m not going to bore you with days 25-27. They were compliant and boring. Nothing really to report- I cooked, I did dishes, I made my weekly trip to #wholefoods. Here is what I really want to tell you: the ice cream wasn’t worth it. Knowing that my reintroduction was coming up this week, I…… Continue reading Whole30, Days 25-28. It was a good run. The 10 lessons learned.
I had a realization this morning, and I want to share it with you. Perhaps you will not find it as profound as I did, but nonetheless I felt it was important to give it a voice. As I was driving to work this morning I was listening to Eat, Pray, Love for the second time on Audible. I enjoy…… Continue reading A Slight Derail from the Norm
I was in a meeting today working on finalizing some copy for an upcoming promotion and one of the bullet points was kind of long. My co-worker reviewed it and said “it’s as long as a day without bread”. Which got me to thinking- have I really gone 24 days without bread???? This is literally…… Continue reading Whole30, day 24. Wait, Wait…I’ve managed to go on living without bread?
I’m feeling pretty resilient. I went out with my Chinese food loving friend on Saturday, and we ended up at a friends party. Of course, every food I love was there: chocolate covered caramels, pita bread and hummus, red wine…U.G.H. But I held steady and had some water. At this point when I think about…… Continue reading Whole30, Days 12-14. Dare Me Chocolate, Dare Me.