food · health & wellness · lifestyle

The Sweeter Things

It's the night before Thanksgiving and as is customary in American Households, most of us are beginning the cooking or prepping process for the big food show tomorrow. I'm so fortunate this year, as my sister and her wonderful husband are preparing the entire Turkey Day meal and the rest of us shlums just have… Continue reading The Sweeter Things

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Blog life · health & wellness · mental health

This too shall pass

Anger turned inward becomes depression. I've been a little crabby lately.  (See what I did there?) No, really.  I'm dealing with some depression and sadness as I round out this last week of the first year of divorce.  I'm big on dates.  Like, it's not normal.  I remember dates like a calendar.  For example, yesterday… Continue reading This too shall pass

Blog life · health & wellness · lifestyle · mental health

Saying YES to Adventure

Change can be scary.  Change can be exciting.  Change can be....an adventure. Whether it's going on an impromptu Sister Weekend to Galveston during one of the biggest motorcycle rally's of the year,  or saying yes to a last minute invitation to drive two hours north with one of your best friends and her two small… Continue reading Saying YES to Adventure

Blog life · health & wellness · lifestyle · mental health

The Art of Doing Nothing

the ability to do nothing really is an art. Many of my friends have small kids, or even babies. I still see myself as the woman who has small children most of the time too. When I envision my life, the life of Wendi, I see my kids at various ages and development, so there… Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing

health & wellness · lifestyle

Party of One

I talk a big game, but some days are harder than others.  Some days people and places can fly by me and not even cause a ripple.  Other days, places, people, memories, dates can really send me into a full-blown pity-party. Today was one of those days.  For a number of reasons I shan't go… Continue reading Party of One

cleaning · health & wellness · mental health

Cleaning Therapy?

Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right?  There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning.  Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?

Breast Cancer · health & wellness · lifestyle

Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides.  Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

Breast Cancer · health & wellness · lifestyle

Pinktober

October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm proud to say I'm an 11 year survivor.  So as a survivor, you might be surprised to learn that I hate the pink ribbon.  I have grown to despise the pink ribbon, in fact.  The entire month of October has me doing whatever I can to stay out… Continue reading Pinktober

health & wellness · mental health

Stillness

There is something in the air.  Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it.  I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'.  I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness

health & wellness · lifestyle · mental health

Boyfriend???

Do I have a boyfriend?  Have I met Mr. Right?  Or have I met Mr. Right Now?  I have news, folks.  I have a new significant other in my life. Please be kind....and say hello to Bruce.   Bruce the Body Pillow, that is.  Yes.  The new significant other in my life is my new… Continue reading Boyfriend???