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Dear self
Sunday, September 28, 2014      6 comments

Dear self, You have so much potential. Don't worry about trying to compare yourself with others. Life isn't a race with those around you. You have unique talents and so do those around you. Spend more time listening and asking about th... Read more
Victory #2
Friday, May 16, 2014      1 comments

My mission today is to list reasons I'm thankful for my body. Yes, all of it. Hair: I'm thankful for my curly hair and it's unique personality. Skin: I'm thankful that my skin, freckles and completion remind me of my ancestry. Scars: I... Read more
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      4 comments

By the way if you didn't say the title in a deep Viking style voice I suggest that you try again. It's ok, I can wait. Really, I think you should yell out "Victory," it will help you feel even better than you already do. And no I'm not going to ... Read more
I've been gone so long...
Sunday, May 11, 2014      4 comments

...oh wait the song actually goes "I've been down so long," oh well close enough. I'm coming back to blog. It's been ages, but consistency has never been my strong suit. Hmm maybe it'd be nice to have a strong suit and go all 'Iron Man' in it, b... Read more
Give me lovely hair...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      4 comments

Hair! Day 2 of the challenge. Yes, technically yesterday would have been day 2, but I'd rather not blog on Sundays. It is a day if rest after all. (Although I wouldn't hold me up to the whole 'I don't blog on Sundays thing,' since I'm mad... Read more
Is 10 my favorite number?
Saturday, November 23, 2013      3 comments

I wrote 10 answers to Jame's Lipton's questions and my next thing is going to be a 10 day challenge. So is 10 my favorite number? No...actually it's 6. Although that's neither here nor there. More than a year ago I did a "10 day Recovery c... Read more
Lipton 10
Friday, November 22, 2013      2 comments

I am too scattered to talk about anything specific, so instead I thought it's be fun to answer James Lipton's questions from "Inside the Actors Studio". 1. What is your favorite word? - superfluous , especially when saying "jettison th... Read more
Absence may the heart grow fonder, but...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      2 comments

...it makes the find forgetful. At least in regard to healthy habits. The last time I was on here it was in March. Even then, I was only on for a week and then slipped back into my old ways. In the meantime I've read a lot of health books... Read more
Wanted: Delox(ish) buddy
Thursday, March 21, 2013      1 comments

Usually a detox brings the following things to mind: Only consuming liquids Drinking weird concoctions dangerous fad diet type of things How about you? The truth is that the word detox is much like diet. The true meaning has become... Read more
Minding what matters
Sunday, March 17, 2013      3 comments

Last year my life felt like it was unraveling. It was full of wonderful, but intense changes. In fact it wasn't the year per say, but my perception of it that made me feel overwhelmed. I finally knuckled down and agreed to see a doctor, th... Read more
Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

I recently finished a book called "Band of Sisters." It's about a group of women who's husbands are deployed in Afganistan together. The book is short, but it took me a while to read it. I identified with all of the women in the book in one way... Read more
November 9
Friday, November 09, 2012      1 comments

I'm thankful for my other older sister who is always taking risks and encouraging me to live a more carpe diem type of life.... Read more
Where'd she go?
Thursday, November 08, 2012      0 comments

Thanksgiving is coming up, so it looks like I've got some gratitude to catch up on. 1. I'm thankful for my loving husband. He motivates and encourages me. 2. I am thankful for my 8 year old. She is extremely empathetic and has a ... Read more
Find the Fun
Friday, October 05, 2012      5 comments

Things I enjoy and can do instead of obsessing about food: watch Parenthood blog write a song listen to music listen to an audio book read a book-if the kids let me :) run hike visit the library visit friends visit famil... Read more
The first step
Thursday, September 27, 2012      1 comments

I've done a few 'scary' things in my life including: -talking at a few funerals -singing at my grandma's funeral-a song I composed -singing songs I composed in front of a large group -Bunji jumping -repelling -exploring caves, an... Read more

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