May 7, 2017

it’s time

To my beautiful Thing Two; It’s well known in our family that your big brother was not a sleeper. He wasn’t a huge crier, he wasn’t really fussy or anything like that. He just always preferred to be awake. No matter how much we rocked, tried to cry it out, read stories, adhered to a […]

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April 3, 2017

why i thrive

So, last week I began to use the Le-Vel Premium Supplements that many people know by the name Thrive. Yeah, I know. Some of you have seen my posts and let me know you find it hard to believe. Me, too, because before I knew anything about it, I assumed it was just another MLM […]

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March 27, 2017

as time goes by

Well, I’m once again sitting here starting out another post with “well, it’s been a while.” It was my goal at the beginning of the year to write once a week. Then time passed, and my goal was once a month. Now, writing for the first time in the first quarter of 2017, I’m again […]

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October 3, 2016

my wheat belly

If we are friends on Facebook (and if we’re not, why AREN’T we?), then you may have seen that I recently decided to go grain free. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment. One step further than gluten, being GRAIN free rules out a whole lot of food I love. Warm tortillas, flour […]

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September 26, 2016

birthday blessings

I celebrated my birthday last week. Now, I have had some pretty wonderful birthdays. When I turned 9 I was completely gobsmacked when my parents gave me a piano. How does one move a beautiful upright piano into a house completely unnoticed? Well, THEY did and I was blown away. When I turned 20, my […]

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September 20, 2016

Did we just eat that out loud?

We’ve teased. Alluded. Mentioned. Vaguebooked. It’s time for an announcement already, isn’t it yall? Okay. Here goes. I am super excited to present to you a collaboration that brings about great social change  espouses deep provocative thoughts   presents life changing information  provides lighthearted entertainment while you are in the gym getting your cardio! Yes, Nacho […]

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September 18, 2016

taking it personally

To my sweet Thing Two; Last week we celebrated your ninth birthday. NINE! It’s so hard for me to believe, mostly because, as time was whizzing by, you were leaping into one adventure after another, and all of a sudden I stepped back to see that you are about as worldly as they come. I’m […]

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August 21, 2016

train the trainer

It’s no secret I have had kind of a challenging year. For about seven months I have been living with varying degrees of near-constant pain in my ass. And not the figurative my husband and kids are driving me nuts kind of pain in my ass, I mean literal honest to goodness I can’t sit […]

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August 8, 2016

our ordinary summer

To my precious Thing One and Thing Two, It’s been a while since I’ve written you two a letter. I’ve missed some birthdays and some sweet conversations and there are so many moments of ours that I’ve wanted to preserve here and I just haven’t. I haven’t taken the time. I haven’t made it a […]

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March 14, 2016

by any other name

We had our first meeting at the gym, me, the Fitness Director, and the owner, and I made it through with minimal flopsweat. It was fun, actually, talking through my resume and hearing about somebody else’s business plans and vision. And I managed not to use the word fatass even once, not even when we […]

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