The ball has dropped, the Rose Bowl is over and now it’s time for me to take stock of last year and plan for the year ahead. Reflection is such a necessary part of life for me. It’s in my nature to constantly evaluate what I’m doing, what I’m happy with, and where I need… Read More 24 Goals for 2016 (2 per Month)
So – everyone – 2015. The number is just sinking in for me. It’s such a big number. I remember when people built bomb shelters because the world was going to end the minute it became the year 2000. Where did 15 years go? 15 years is almost half my life so far! Remember when… Read More Being Uncomfortable, Fighting the Flu, and Record Setting
Hope has been on my mind. Redemption. Lost causes. (Do they exist?) And where and how to begin when the mess on your hands is crazy big. Like a mountain.… Read More How to Climb a Mountain (Not Really But Kinda)
fail |fāl| verb [ no obj. ]1. be unsuccessful in achieving one’s goal: So – obviously, no sugar coating… this is a story about failure. About a month ago, I woke up at 4:30 in the morning so I could lace up my tennis shoes, drive to a mall, get on a school bus and be shipped to the top of… Read More The Great Thing About Failure
I’m posting from a coffee shop today, so thought it appropriate to use the word “grind” in the title 🙂 It’s been a while since my last post – life was full of distractions this fall and holiday season and I wasn’t very good about keeping up here. That’s life I guess! Sometimes, it’s… Read More The Grind & the Sudden Shift
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou Several weeks ago, I was asked to be a model at a local bridal fair. Several boutiques were going to show off some of the high end dresses they offer and… Read More My Day As A “Model”: Does Size Really Matter?
As I said in my last post, I am 1 lb away from a total 60 lb weight loss in 2013. This represents a loss of 23.98% of my total body weight in 2013 – and there is still over 3 months to go in the year! This was also the year I turned 30.… Read More My New Goal: 30% in my 30th year