Mommy life · Single Mom

The Crunchy, Granola, Keller Kindness Challenge

You know what? Sometimes people are mean, and unhappy, and just downright not fun to be around.  Which, in turn, makes you want to be mean, and unhappy right back to them.  But what if you countered every thoughtless word and act with a simple act of kindness?  My own child is really fantastic at… Continue reading The Crunchy, Granola, Keller Kindness Challenge

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Made to Crave, Chapter One, “What’s Really Going On Here?”

Let’s talk about food cravings.  I love dip, really any kind of dip.  I can hold my own against cupcakes, cookies and cakes (a feat since I work in a high school office where food is constantly in and out, and it is always gorgeously sweet food), but a tortilla chip and any kind of… Continue reading Made to Crave, Chapter One, “What’s Really Going On Here?”

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Let’s Talk About Your Weight

I wrote the original post for this two years ago, after my doctor, Dr. Melton, in all of his kindness, took a look at my chart and said gently, “Let’s talk about your weight”. Ugh. No woman alive really wants to talk about their weight.  My journey despising my body began as a little girl,… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Your Weight