Beautiful Brokenness

Beautiful BrokennessYears ago I was introduced to a singer/songwriter by the name of Karen Taylor Good. My mom and I heard her music and bawled... like you do... as so many of her songs hit us smack dab in the heartstrings. You've heard her work if you listen to country as Patty Loveless sang "How can I help you say goodbye", but you may be less familiar with some of her other work. We played On Angels Wings at my grandmothers funeral... I sometimes {keep reading}

I did a thing... and it may be crazy

I did a thing... and it may be crazyFor the last 6 weeks since the accident, I've been thinking about what kind of car I was going to get. Ok, maybe the last 5 weeks because that first week was mostly spent in the hospital and drugged up. I knew fairly quickly I was going to stay with the Infiniti. Let's face it, I was damn lucky but more than that, my Infiniti did its job really well protecting my giant and I from the unthinkable. I don't even {keep reading}

Drunk drivers and recovery

Drunk drivers and recoverySome of you may already know this because, well, you follow my Facebook. I should also warn that there may be graphic descriptions and images. I need to write this out. Consider yourself warned. Monday evening, March 12,2018. My son and I were hit by a drunk driver. WE ARE BOTH OK. I wanted that in caps because you don’t bury a lead like that. Everything could have been so much worse. I know that. My car is obviously totaled. My son {keep reading}

Slim Down Saturday- cooking for a crowd

Slim Down Saturday- cooking for a crowdI didn't post last week but not because of any particular reason. Just trying to figure out my new normal. Again. It's like just when you think you've got it all figured out, life smirks and screams PLOT TWIST. But we are all getting there. One day at a time. When I first started on ideal protein, the folks and I had an arrangement. Don't worry about meals for me and I'll still make dinner for you on the weekend as {keep reading}

Slim down Saturday-the scale is a lying bitch

Slim down Saturday-the scale is a lying bitchSaturday is my official weigh-in with Ideal Protein. That's not to say that I don't hop on my home scale throughout the week but the official weight comes in on Saturday. There are a lot of things I love about my Saturday morning ritual. I love that my coach is also my friend. I love that she greets me with a great big smile and so much positive energy that weigh-ins aren't dreaded. What I love most is that the scale {keep reading}

Beautiful Brokenness

Years ago I was introduced to a singer/songwriter by the name of Karen Taylor Good. My mom and I heard her music and bawled... like you do... as so many of her songs hit us smack dab in the heartstrings. You've heard her work if you listen to country as … [Read more...]

I did a thing… and it may be crazy

For the last 6 weeks since the accident, I've been thinking about what kind of car I was going to get. Ok, maybe the last 5 weeks because that first week was mostly spent in the hospital and drugged up. I knew fairly quickly I was going to stay with the … [Read more...]

Drunk drivers and recovery

Some of you may already know this because, well, you follow my Facebook. I should also warn that there may be graphic descriptions and images. I need to write this out. Consider yourself warned. Monday evening, March 12,2018. My son and I were hit by a … [Read more...]

Slim Down Saturday- cooking for a crowd

I didn't post last week but not because of any particular reason. Just trying to figure out my new normal. Again. It's like just when you think you've got it all figured out, life smirks and screams PLOT TWIST. But we are all getting there. One day at a … [Read more...]

Slim down Saturday-the scale is a lying bitch

Saturday is my official weigh-in with Ideal Protein. That's not to say that I don't hop on my home scale throughout the week but the official weight comes in on Saturday. There are a lot of things I love about my Saturday morning ritual. I love that my … [Read more...]

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