My Five Action Steps for Achieving Better Health

A bowl of soup

I want to find a way to live a healthier lifestyle that will be permanent. In my previous post, I talked about the hamster wheel of bad health habits. I am tired of that wheel. I’m tired of being on it, getting fed up and finally jumping off, only to find myself back on it again when I fail to … Read More

Jumping off the Hamster Wheel of Bad Habits

hamster with front legs held up

My life is a continuous roller coaster of trying to eat well but getting sucked back into the bad food habits I’ve developed over the years. I go back and forth constantly from trying to eat healthy, cook healthy and live healthy to being a regular at the drive thru and having something very unhealthy but quick to make when … Read More

The Care and Feeding of a Grown Child

statue of mother and child

One of the hardest things about being a mother is no longer being able to “fix” things when your child gets older. My only child is now closer to thirty than twenty, and I often feel helpless. Gone are the days when a cuddle could cure everything. A hug and a batch of still-warm homemade cookies used to work wonders, … Read More

Cleaning out the Refrigerator

I cleaned out my refrigerator today. This is not one of my favorite tasks. Because I am not very organized, I regularly fail on a miserable level to plan for meals. When I do go to the store, I may have a couple items I know I need, but since I live in a constant state of good intention to … Read More