Do You do Instagram?

I’ve found that it’s easier to put daily posts up on Instagram. If you’re there, come over and follow me! If I did it right, you should be able to click on the picture and link over. *Big If* My posts over here will be farther in between. I hope everyone is having a great […]

New Year-New Me?

I totally stole this from Mindy Kaling’s Twitter. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. They just don’t work for me. But I do need to recommit this year. 2018 has been a hard year. It started out promising but busy. We moved into a new home. The moving process was stressful, and all our structure, […]


When I started this blog, my goal was to lose forty pounds in six months in time for my husband’s fortieth birthday. In the end, I only lost twenty-five pounds. ONLY, right? That’s what I thought–until I gained twenty back. So, now that twenty-five pounds is looking pretty good. How did it happen? Well, I’ve […]


I’m cleaning out my closet as I attempt to prepare for painting and reorganization. The picture you see here is what I found hiding under the clothes that were hanging. There are eighteen shirts that I’ve bought over the last two years that I still can’t wear. Eighteen. What is wrong with me? These are great shirts. […]

Depression and food?

It’s been a while, but I’m still here–struggling. I didn’t meet my goals. Now, I’m stuck. The last week, or so, I’ve been eating dairy like you won’t believe. I keep saying I can stop when I want, but so far…I haven’t. This led to a few questions for me.  1) Is dairy addictive? 2) […]


“One of the keys to weight management is planning, so you’re not caught eating whatever just happens to be on hand.” — Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H. Hi everyone,  I’m still around! I’ve not given up, I’m just buried under all the family, school, and work obligations–like so many of us, right? So, this post–meal […]