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) […]