Zero to My Own Hero – The Evolution of Me

A friend once said to me that she remembered that I “wasn’t good at anything” when we were kids. This week I talk about what’s changed over the years. Continue reading Zero to My Own Hero – The Evolution of Me

Fear & Anxiety – Do you know the difference?

Anxiety is on the rise globally. Many people, including some anxiety sufferers, may not know what anxiety is or how to deal with it.

It’s time we swallow our pride and start having these discussions. We need to talk about mental health. Continue reading Fear & Anxiety – Do you know the difference?

Don’t Be Afraid to Shine

Fear of giving speeches. A baby step for me is reading something I wrote. Today is a first, I am including audio for this short piece. Don’t be afraid to shine. You were born to sparkle. Refuse to let them … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Shine

Why I Took a Half Day for a Dental Appointment

It doesn’t feel right, brushes, picks, and gloves invading and overwhelming my senses. Still, despite times of great discomfort, I take care of my teeth. If I don’t they will surely fall out. Continue reading Why I Took a Half Day for a Dental Appointment

My “Obsessions” – Hobbies & Passions Over The Years

People’s hobbies say a lot about them. In this video, I talk about my “obsessions”, hobbies, and passions over the years.

Over the years my interests have been all over the place. I learned everything about dog training in the fourth grade, and even trained cats to run through obstacles in our back yard. Our cat Rini knows sit and shake – if she gets a good enough treat. Continue reading My “Obsessions” – Hobbies & Passions Over The Years

I Locked Myself Out of the House

I got worked into a rush and locked my keys inside our house, only minutes after closing the last open windows on the first floor.

Sliding my hand across the backside of my pocketless pants, I realize my cell phone is sitting on a table next to the window just out of reach. Rushing around to check the locked windows I felt a panic begin to boil and I wanted to cry.

No time for tears, I just finished my mascara and needed to get back inside. “At least you have shoes on,” I told myself “At least you weren’t in a bathrobe.” Continue reading I Locked Myself Out of the House

Keto Cake for Breakfast

I was raised on cake and ice cream. Our family tradition was gathering for cake and ice cream on on birthdays. Because many family members lived within a reasonable drive from one another there were many gatherings and more cake and ice cream than I can count or remember.

Due to my new restrictive diet, this birthday came and went with without cake. The keto diet doesn’t allow for cheating and almost everything we eat has to be made from scratch. I’ve got more experience with savory foods than sweets and had not found the confidence or time to pick up a new cake recipe yet.

This morning David woke up and decided to bake our first Ketogenic cake. It was delicious!

Happy belated birthday. Continue reading Keto Cake for Breakfast