I’ve tried to come up with a title that doesn’t sound self-pitying and no success so far

So there it is.  LOL. It’s been a hot minute, eh?  Our house was mercifully (mostly) undamaged from the hurricane.  We will need some new flooring, but insurance is paying for it, minus the deductible of course.  Yes – we got flood insurance, inspired initially by an apartment balcony that flooded when it got too […]

I am a pufferfish

This started as a Facebook status, but I quickly realized it was blog material.  To all you fellow hurricane shut-ins, HELLO! So, one of my big triggers for overeating is BOREDOM. I’ve gotten really good about redirecting myself to another activity: walking my dogs, doing dishes, meal prepping, working out…mostly things not too possible today! […]

BOOM

I’ll start with a dog selfie because Oreo and Milkshake are pretty cute. So far, this summer has been about improving myself, chilling with the doggies, and making new recipes (mostly off Pinterest…let’s be honest).  Tonight’s dinner was a baked sesame chicken, which if I say so myself, was pretty awesome.   I’ve been way […]

No such thing as a quick fix 

So I like to look on Pinterest for fun stuff – recipes, essential oil combinations…but then, I see stuff like this: So, I’ve been pretty on point with my nutrition for the past few weeks, and I’ve lost…drumroll…about 4 pounds.  That’s GREAT progress, and I’m thrilled.  I’ve been participating in Beachbody challenge groups and drinking […]