How a Slugfest Became a Lovefest


How a Slugfest Became a Lovefest You either love me or hate me. There’s no in-between. I’m not an in-between kind of person. I’m noisy and laugh too loudly. I’m jokey, and I tear up easily. I can be unconventional. But I’m a tender-hearted soul and I have a story to tell you about love…

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One Way To Love Your Body (even when it’s tough)

One way to love your *body (even when it’s tough. Some of you have found a way. This is for those whose body-love wavers occasionally. Especially in the summer when the shorts come out. I have a strategy for self-love because I find it difficult at times to be nice to myself. I am annoyed…

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What I did to feel better.

What I did to feel better

Today I want to tell you what I did to feel better. Home isolation has its ups and downs. One day you’re flying high and cleaning the baseboards with a Q-tip, and the next day you’re drinking tequila and watching squirrels out the window. There is no in-between. I didn’t create those two sentences (and…

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I Hugged Until I Couldn’t Anymore

I Hugged Until I Couldn’t Anymore. I’m a hugger. I like to hug. I typically, but not always, give a warning like, “I’m coming in for a hug.” There’s usually time for the huggee to get their arms up. But, again, not always. Sometimes it’s me hugging people the way a panda snuggles a bamboo…

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I Have A Story To Tell You That Will Make You Feel Better


After losing my Thanksgiving Turkey my friend of thirty-five years called and said, “I have a story to tell you that will make you feel better.” I, of course, was ready to hear anything. I had just lost my turkey and my mother has Alzheimer’s. You do the math. So she said: “A year ago,…

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Fitting It-All-In

Fitting it-all-in. Yeah right. All of it, into a life. One life. Getting the balance right. That’s what I’m going to tackle today. Fitting it-all-into one life is easy.  HA! LOL! ROFL! Sure, if you’re Buddhist or maybe one of those people that throw everything away except the essentials like a tweezers and a chip clip.…

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Less Hustle, More Joy

Less Hustle, More Joy. I spend so much time thinking about this idea it gets in the way of my Netflix streaming/binging. Here’s what I know. If the culture (looking at you Oprah, Victoria Secret, Martha Stewart) can convince you that you don’t have The Life You Want, that your pores should not exist, that…

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Tired? Manage Energy Not Time.

Why do I talk about naps like other people talk about sex? Here’s the story. “I wish there was a way to exercise without it taking up so much damn time. I have so little time theses days.” This is what I heard myself saying the other day.

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Let’s Figure This Health Thing Out Together


Come sit by me and let’s figure this health thing out together. I have a lot of friends, but let’s be honest….I need a lot of friends. I’m high maintenance. Not the grooming kind of high maintenance, nope, I’m not a groomer. But I need a lot of chat to keep the wheels on this…

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How do I lose weight?

How do I lose weight? It’s the number one question people ask me. I love that they think I  have the answer and can give it to them in the ten minutes I have before I need another cup of coffee. I love people. People are my jam. So I want to give people an…

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