One of the biggest challenges in making any change is finding the time to do all the necessary steps toward making that change. Forming new habits requires focus and attention. In fact it might be the toughest part for some when it comes to weight loss, but it really applies to any goal. It . . .
Last night I went out to dinner and came home to the intoxicating aroma of chocolate chip cookies baking in my kitchen. My kids were making them. They both looked at me, waiting for a reaction.I think they had hoped to be done by the time I got home. They have been incredibly supportive these . . .
This week I reached another milestone. The Big 4-0. I'm not turning 40, I am 40 pounds DOWN, with 60 more to go for DONE. And now that I've been on this journey for over 3 months, it's time to get moving and exercise so that my progress will not only continue, but it will continue at a good pace. . . .
One of my all time favorite phrases comes from the grande dame of Thursday nights, Shonda Rhimes. Ms. Rhimes knows how to turn a phrase and this one has always resonated.I can get very Dark & Twisty.It usually starts after a difficult conversation, or getting bad news. Little demons appear . . .
I dislike making New Year's resolutions. Yes, it's a new year. Yes, it's a fresh start. But the ghosts of New Year's past come to town for a big haunting. Because, how many times have I resolved to get thinner, only to bail on the biggest wish of all?This year, instead of making New . . .