Category Archives: Feeling Good

Twelve Healthy Habits (or Shoes)

We’ve all heard or read that it takes two weeks to form a habit. The logical, data loving side of me assumes there have been studies that yielded some quality statistics and probability that demonstrate that if, on average, you … Continue reading

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Hello, Square One, my old friend. You haven’t changed much since the last time I was here. You know, I truly believed the last time was going to be THE last time, and yet here we are again. I wonder … Continue reading

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Life After Santa

What happens to Christmas after your child finds out the truth about Santa? The reality is more magical than you ever imagined. Continue reading

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5:00 AM

It’s 5:00 am — well, 4:45 to be exact. There’s no hockey practice, no soccer games, no piano lessons. There’s no happy hour, no one-more-thing at work, no getting stuck in traffic. There’s just me and the alarm. I don’t … Continue reading

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Reaching the Perfect Weight

I have achieved my ideal weight! I’ve never reached my goal weight before, though I’ve been this weight (and lighter!) plenty of times. I know you’re dying to hear my secret (and explain that last statement), but let me give … Continue reading

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The Day I Became Beautiful

I knew because she looks at me the way I look at her. Because in her eyes, I am beautiful. Because she sees herself in me. Continue reading

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Proud Parenting Moments

Kids will often do something that fills their parent’s heart with pride. Sometimes it’s a big thing like acing a test or scoring the winning goal. Sometimes it’s just a very little thing, like when you’re walking upstairs and your … Continue reading

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Best. Football Game. Ever.

Well that would depend on who you are, but for me and a special subset of my friends, the point is not debatable. Twenty years ago today, something very special was happening on the Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s campuses.  … Continue reading

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Troop to Troops

I have the privilege to be the troop leader for my daughter’s first grade Daisy Troop. Their favorite things to do during meetings is color and dance. So tonight we put their coloring powers to work and made Christmas and … Continue reading

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Back to Life, Back to Reality

You’re welcome for the ear worm. If you didn’t sing the title, you are not from my generation. But that’s ok, I still love you. Today I am at work for the first time in just over three weeks. And … Continue reading

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