Busted: It does NOT take 21 days to break OR make a habit

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit....more

Meniere's Disease Sucks, But Not Forever

It started one Wednesday evening when I was working in the nursery at my church. I slowly became aware that I was off balance, dizzy, and shaky. I sat down and expected it to pass, but it didn’t. This uncertain, uncomfortable, quite obnoxious dizziness stayed with me as I sent kids home, walked to my car, drove home, and collapsed into bed. I woke up the next morning and felt fine, so I didn’t think too much of my symptoms the night before. The next afternoon it returned in a way that was unmistakable and uncontrollable....more

My "Frozen" Obsession

My "Frozen" Obsession...more

My Ex's New House (AKA) Why I Want To Eat A Pie

yvonnemichelle You have no idea how delightful your comment was to me. I love your analogy and ...more

An Open Letter to the Wicked Witch of West Fargo

Update: You can hear the author of this note try and defend her choice here: http://y94.com/podcasts/y94-morning-playhouse/956/no-candy-for-you/ ...more

Thank God I Didn't Shave My Legs


Jillian Michaels called size acceptance WHAT???

I've watched several seasons of The Biggest Loser over the years. I always admired Allison Sweeney for being part of such a successful show after all of her years as scheming Sami Brady on Days of our Lives. I was fascinated by the concept of these people locking themselves away in a retreat to concentrate on one and only one goal, losing weight. I grew to admire Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels as I watched them drive people to do things they never imagined they could do....more