The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

H*Ws

Coming into a new year always causes me, like many others I know, to reflect on life -- where I've been, what I gained or lost over the last year and where did I wind up just before the clock stuck midnight turning into a new year, or in this case, a new decade. Some …

Day 7

Back on Monday, after returning from our visit to Chicago, I decided to get my eating back on track. I was feeling so bloated, so over sugared and out of control I knew the best way to do this was to commit to a new Whole30. I've done it before, successfully, and really it's closer …

Reframing…

Have you ever stumbled upon a book that was so earth shattering...literally life changing that you a) couldn't put it down; and b) couldn't stop telling everyone about it? That book is sitting next to me as I write in this moment. "You are the Girl for the Job," by Jess Connolly has literally rocked …

Miracles…

It's 11:27p Denver time on Sunday night and I am sitting in the airport after what might have been the longest week of my adult life waiting on my red-eye flight home. I flew to Denver unexpectedly because Melanie's son, Jackson (16) was t-boned by a driver that didn't bother to stop for a red …