Sabbatical

IT'S BEEN QUIET 'ROUND HERE Happy New Year! Is it still appropriate to say that now that we’re (finally) almost through January? Jeez, longest month of the year is an understatement. Regardless, I hope this finds you all happy, healthy and settled in for 2019. AND SPEAKING OF Speaking of, this January marked 5 years [...]

By |2019-01-30T22:11:50+00:00January 30th, 2019|0 Comments

The Crash

There’s a distinct before and after in my life. Before my brother, David, died and after. I’ve now lived more years in the “after”, which has a sadness that looms with it. But with the distance that comes with those years passing, at least for me, there’s now a sense of peace that walks [...]

By |2018-12-20T15:09:01+00:00December 20th, 2018|0 Comments

If & When?

TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK... That is the question. Or is it? Here we are nearly 5 months into my alcohol-free journey, smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. I figured it’d be a good time to update you, my friends, and those of you curious on my 'status.’ So let [...]

By |2018-12-15T17:03:12+00:00December 14th, 2018|4 Comments

Fear

Here is what I remember… Feeling light, and fiery and fast and bright. I remember the feel of the sun and wind on my face as I move through forests that open onto mountaintops. I remember knowing what my limbs were capable of. I remember the ache and the fire in them when I [...]

By |2018-10-31T21:54:26+00:00October 31st, 2018|2 Comments

Pendulum Swinging Part ll- Addicted to Busy?

Priorities, Redefining Success & Finding the Gentle Middle  Picking up on where we left off in Part I, I was back in my cycle of overworked and rundown, having once again taken on too much and feeling the effects... RETREAT So I went on my retreat. I got to truly rest, truly unplug, and truly [...]

By |2018-10-23T18:59:50+00:00October 23rd, 2018|1 Comment

Pendulum Swinging Part l- A Pattern of Extremes

Avoiding Extremes & Maintaining Balance Part l  I talk a lot about balance. Work/life balance and prioritizing ourselves in the midst of our busy lives and... is it even possible? Well, I can tell you one thing, it’s a lot harder than it looks and for some reason I've continued to replay the same pattern [...]

By |2018-10-23T18:58:58+00:00October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Bone Broth Roundup!

Why Bone Broth? We're coming on cold and flu season so I've done a round up of all my bone broth recipes from easy to stupid-easy, as well as a rundown of the many health benefits that can be found in Bone Broth! So, what if I told you there was a delicious food that [...]

By |2018-10-01T21:01:37+00:00September 27th, 2018|2 Comments

Sexy, Spiritual, Sober – Part II

QUICK DISCLAIMER I wrote this on Tuesday 9/4,  but struggled with it for a few more days. I wanted to address what I promised Part l, but also feel like there's so much else, so much other, so much more I'd like to share. (Note to self: write more, more frequently). It just felt [...]

By |2018-09-12T22:21:27+00:00September 7th, 2018|8 Comments

Breathing Underwater: A Motherhood Struggle

FOOTLOOSE AND FANCY FREE I met my husband when I was 27. Marriage and kids was a lifestyle that wasn’t on my radar - a concept I reserved for other people. I traveled. I dated. I had no fear and moved on a dime to a new location whenever I felt the urge, happily [...]

By |2018-09-06T20:52:28+00:00September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Sexy, Spiritual, Sober?

PART I Yesterday marked 31 days AF (alcohol free) for me. Which means 31 days ago I had my last drink, and it wasn’t a glamorous one...think bad chardonnay via free Southwest drink tickets on the tail end of trip to Mexico while be rerouted to Amarillo, TX due to storms in Denver. Quite [...]

By |2018-09-18T21:24:31+00:00August 16th, 2018|10 Comments