Tag Archives: Inspiration

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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Thank you to the ones who lift me up

Ugh, I just feel like I’m swimming in negativity lately – in the news, on facebook, at work. It’s everywhere, and as much as I joke about being a crabby person, this negativity has taken a turn and is dragging … 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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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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Sweet Motivation

“You get a cupcake at every mile!” I said. That may be an exaggeration, I know you get one at the first mile, I have no idea if it happens again after that. Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Judging by some recent facebook photos, some of the weight I thought was gone was really only in the Lost & Found. I won’t lie and say it’s not disappointing, but luckily for me this was also in the Lost … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Support Equality

Dear Supreme Court, If you can’t stand up for the civil rights of same sex couples, and you can’t stand up for the rights of loving families to be legally bound to one another, then please find the courage to … Continue reading

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