Loving You: A True Love Story

I was having a conversation the other day with my support group about the terms self-love and self-care. I was wondering how others defined these words and how they put them into practice. I got answers like I treat myself to a pedicure, get a massage or take myself to lunch. Those were answers thatContinue reading “Loving You: A True Love Story”

90 Days To Sobriety-Part 1 

Sober…sobriety is described as a.) sparing in the use of food and drink, b.) not to be addicted (Merriam-Webster). THIS is what I want…to be sober. And I am not. Many people don’t feel food is addictive and/or that having a sugar/food addiction can be harmful to your quality of life but trust me! IContinue reading “90 Days To Sobriety-Part 1 “

And Here I am Again…Hating the Thickness in the Middle 

I can tell you without hesitation that my body is strong and it has come along way but in the same breath also say I’m not where I want to be. I sit down, stand up, bend over hating my mid section. It’s very close to an obsession. There is almost no time in myContinue reading “And Here I am Again…Hating the Thickness in the Middle “

Mastering Habit Change

A few weeks ago I watched a documentary about a  man, who was extremely overweight, starting a journey to lose this weight by consuming only water for 40 days. I thought about my own struggles with weight loss as I watched him lose the weight, pound by pound, as each moment of the show ensued.Continue reading “Mastering Habit Change”

Walking in My Own Truth

My memories of the multitude of quasi relationships over the years that I passed through sometimes with only experiencing the crash and burn, nothing too much in between, are a blur attempts at connecting with the world. I never truly connected with anyone as it always ended up being a very surface and shallow interactionContinue reading “Walking in My Own Truth”

Birth of a Supershero

My first memories of childhood are lonely ones. I had always felt alone for as early as I can remember. I was an only child but always surrounded by a large family inclusive of many aunts, cousins and grandparents. My mother was a single parent and spent much of her time away from home workingContinue reading “Birth of a Supershero”

I Am Enough 

I get up and struggle with myself every day. What makes me happy, who am I meant to be, why can’t I control my eating, why don’t I want to complete this project or that project, why is life such a struggle? In my head, I know the answer is to “be yourself” and liveContinue reading “I Am Enough “

My First Blog

I admit that I have started and stalled out on blogging several times in the last 10 years. Why? Well, I have not been able to get to a point where I could be completely transparent in my writings so I always quit. I dream big and then fizzle out. I know, for me, thatContinue reading “My First Blog”