New Beginnings

I've recently been laid off.  With my time being returned to me I've decided to renew my committment to clean eating.  To jump-start the process I am embarking on a 30-day cleanse.     A little toast to good health, and creating a more positive lifestyle for 2013! ...more

Open Letter to New Gym Members

Dear New Gym Members, I get it. Having been a gym member for roughly 5 1/2 years, I have seen the spurts during New Years. After all, I don't even need to use THE GOOGLE to tell me that weight loss is the number one resolution in the United States. And lately, I am ashamed to admit I have been a tad bit snarky about you. I have laughed with the gym staff about the "New Years Rush," and I have begun counting down the days until 90% of you are gone and I can get on the elliptical again without waiting in line. ...more

I Resolved to Love My Old Car for New Year's

This New Year's has been different in one very important way: I did not make a list of resolutions. I usually do, but this time I didn't. What I did do was to make a "resolve." Just one.I admit that occassionally I've been a bit of a cliche as my New Year's resolutions list included the usual:...more

Drink and the World Drinks With You. De-tox, and you...

Thanks a lot, world!  In a fit of New Years virtuousness I declared here last week that I would give up drinking alcohol for the month of January.  And what was your response?  A whole lot of "You go, girl!"  And...see ya!...more