New Year New Meat

. I thought I would be exploring new recipes that included beets, bok choy, heirloom tomatoes, and jack fruit. My bowels were going to be as regular as any scheduled program. I was going to be the epitome of health and wellness.

Tuned Out

So, giving up TV, in theory, should have forced me to go to sleep earlier, reduce anxiety, and have less “screen time”.

The Results: False. It did not do those things.

The Music and The Misery

“Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time that it takes you forward, so you feel nostalgic and hopeful all at the same time.” 

Sweet Sweet Sweet

Looking back at the different stages of health in my life, it’s truly amazing how long I spent not having ANY idea the correlation between sugar and weight gain. Or illness. Or chronic fatigue. Or anxiety. Or depression

Against the Grain

There were definitely nights when I ate cheese and deli meat slices or just a lot of carrots and hummus. There were also a few occasions when someone would order pizza and I would just scrape off the cheese and toppings and eat that. Super attractive.


Let me start by saying that it’s not about how many times you fall off the horse, it’s about how many times you get back on. Or in this case, the wagon.

Off the Grid

I got myself through with the reminder that all I was missing were pics of people way too dressed up for a house party and boomerangs of champagne toasts. I knew I could power through.

One Less Thing

There are two kinds of End of Year posts. Which kind will you do?

The Bachelor Recap: Final Finale

Today, all of Bachelor Nation is that audience; watching this trainwreck unfold in front of us, sometimes with one eye closed, but all the while with full attention and ignoring our conscious, which is begging us to turn it off and return to the people we were before this disgusting distraction entered our lives.