I've Been Working Out and I Look Pretty Good!

"Oh, look!" said my boyfriend. "You're in the background of this picture!" We'd been at one of those old car shows where they block off several streets so you can walk around looking at big, pointy '60s cars. Sadly, I am also from the '60s, and incidentally kind of big and pointy. The man I live with accidentally captured my vintage self on film when he meant to capture some huge black car with red flames painted on it. ...more
This is awesome! I'm 44 and now that the kids are getting older I can finally really focus on ...more

Confession of a Girl Friend Avoider

I'm ashamed of myself.  I'm ashamed of my silly behavior yesterday and the crappy example I set for my daughters.  And even though I told them the story without shame, they were quick to point out how immature and ridiculously I behaved.I fell victim to what I call the "girlfriend avoidance game."  Allow me to set the scenario....more

How having two "bee stings" led to a sweeter life

Let’s talk boobs!I have none – and normally, that’s where the conversation would end for me; but, not today! This time, I have a lot to say about having very little. ...more

The *real* reason you should get healthy.

I got the philanthropy bug at 14-years-old after organizing a carwash for a little girl in my community that was battling leukemia. Her name is Tori, my name is Tory—I felt an obligation to help out my soulsister even though it wasn’t that simple in my high school brain. Nothing feels simple in a high school brain. I was an overachieving teen. I strived for perfect grades, I danced for an elite performing company, I was president of student council....more

2 Weddings... One month – The true source of beauty...

2 Weddings... One month – The true source of beauty...Beauty... what is it?1 Peter 3:3-4 [Full Chapter]...more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 13 - Try

Colbie Caillat: Try I'm alway listening for new inspirational music, andI know from the moment I heard this song I had to have it.So I immediately added it to my collection. I especially enjoy listening to music like this when I'm out riding...Enjoy...!...more

Selfie = Power!

I finally had a chance, fit into my browsing time, to flip through the Kim Kardashian West’s Selfie book. I have to tell you I was surprised 1st off by the size of it, I was expecting a large book like Madonna’s Sex book, but instead a found a small book about ½ the thickness of a phone book. The 2nd surprise was that of jealousy; I was jealous....more

your not entitled to know what happened to my son's face...

 Almost 2 years ago my son who was 3 years old was attacked by a dog at his baby sitter's house. Since then he has been through 4 surgeries and 1 year of PTSD therapy because he was afraid  of everything. ...more

3 Reasons Why Pursuing Health Doesn't Make You A Narcissist

Originally published by Thought Catalog at www.thoughtcatalog.com.”Not so long ago, loosing weight, dieting and pursuing the perfect body were decisions we made to please others. Being overweight was society’s target of shame and it was through weight loss programs that people felt they could finally reveal their skin hidden under layers of clothing and reignite their confidence....more

Waist Training (Well Worn and Still Dumb)

At the turn of the twentieth century, Gibson Girls represented youth, beauty, and feminine mischievous. Basically, these illustrated women (by Charles Dana Gibson) were trendsetters. ...more