Just for today...

I have decided to let go of all of the resentment I hold for people who have lied to me, used me, or otherwise done me wrong. I have decided to accept the apologies that never came, and to cover the gaping wound left by words left unsaid. I have...

The carelessness...

with which some parents/grandparents treat their small children just blows me away. In Tennessee right this very minute the search is on for a two year old boy who has gone missing. Grandmother took him and his sister on a walk in the woods on their...

I won't be bullied...

So, I had an incident yesterday that left me speehless. It shouldn't really after all I have seen in my over 30 years of owning a daycare. It's a long story with twists and turns, but don't worry I'll walk you through it.   I am state licensed...

the man in the middle...

I've always been called the peacemaker in my family. My siblings used to fight, and then come to me for help on patching things up. They still do this. I always had a good head on my shoulders, small as they were. I was always an "old soul," capable...

The daily struggle...

As announced I started my whole30 challenge on Monday Jan. 4th. I've dropped 5lbs already, and I'm rocking the food choices. No dairy, sugar, legumes, or grains.  I don't really miss any of the components I cut out, I miss the convenience. I'm...

whole30, and the GetLean2016

I have started so many diets, only to quit after the first week. In the last two years, since my hysterectomy, I have gained 20lbs. I wasn't small before I gained the 20lbs, so I feel horrible about the weight gain. Having been extremely fit for 20 ...