The Importance of Being Earnest (with Weight Loss)

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.Abraham Lincoln We’ve all felt it.That moment of determined decision, of fist-pumping and resolve.I am going to get healthy and lose weight.I’ll even start running. I am going to start running every morning.Every morning and every NIGHT.No more junk food, ever. Only vegetables. Only carrots from now on....All I will do is run and eat carrots. ...more

The Ghost of Future Fatness

Like Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, I have just been given a glimpse of what my life could be like if I don't finally get my eating habits under control.  ...more
@AmyGrogan  Thank you so much for the positive reinforcement. You are exactly right about 1 ...more

Having Kids Changed Me. A Little.

I always knew I wanted to be a wife and mother. That being said, I've never particuarly enjoyed spending time with children. I hated babysitting, holding newborns was terrifying, and I had no earthly idea what to do with toddlers. But, with the confidence of the ignorant, and the determination of a twenty something with a "life plan," I knew I would like my own kids. My husband has younger siblings, his family loved children, and we did a kick ass job raising our dog, so how hard could it be? Turns out, not that difficult....more