This positive thinking is harder than I thought it would be. I have always thought of myself as a fairly cheerful morning person. Or at least that is what other grumpier non-morning people have told me when I tried to strike up a conversation first thing in the morning with them. Just short of telling me… Continue reading Shiny Happy People – can I be one of them?
Last night, I watched helplessly as my favorite team in the NFL took a horrendous beatdown from start to finish. I couldn't help but think of those guys feeling down on themselves and wished I could have said to them: "This one game doesn't define you guys!! It's just week 1 - there's a lot… Continue reading Adversity and Setbacks Don’t Have to Define You!
Here I am, knocking on 49’s door and I find myself asking myself “How did I wind up here?” daily. No college degree (YET!), overweight (despite surgery – NOT a foolproof solution kids!), unemployed (I suspect my spicy attitude and mouth finally hit their adorable limit this time), living on my in-laws property in a… Continue reading How Did I Wind Up Here? and other questions I keep asking myself…
I know, I know...I promised myself that I would write more regularly. So here goes - It's been a helluva couple of weeks here in my world. I have figured out that I am: Too old to attend Dave Matthews Band concerts, especially the lawn; Still too fat to comfortably navigate that trek in humid… Continue reading Promises, Promises (Part 1)
I surely hope this works. *fingers crossed* For years (and I do mean YEARS) I have been told I need to write. You don't just score 30 in English on your ACT and not do something with it. Good thing I scored that 30, because my Math was atrocious. Stupid atrocious. One of my biggest… Continue reading The Beginning