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 am convinced I would make a good physiological study candidate; well I would at least like to be considered. You see, when I voluntarily put myself on the Whole30 that somehow flipped a switch and all of a sudden I was programmed to comply with the program. Now that it’s over…I can’t seem to…… Continue reading Who Wants to Study My Brain?
Reminding myself this journey was not about weight loss is a struggle. I finally stepped on the scale this morning and the official change is -5 lbs. So yeah, a loss! Other successes were inches lost in my waist and chest. But it still felt insignificant. This is kind of a gross picture, but it is…… Continue reading Post Whole30. Calorie Counting Be Gone!
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 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?