THE CHANGE

Menopause…the time in life where a woman no longer has her period. Jokingly it is referred to as “the change”…and now I’m understanding why it’s called this. I’m also a little frustrated that we don’t talk about it more than just hot flashes. For the last few years I’ve been struggling mentally and physically and […]

THE SCAR

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Birthday Blog… Usually I start my birthday blogs with the kid’s age or about healing or something…but this year, it’s “the scar”. The thought occurred to me the other day. I can’t even remember exactly what I was doing, but someone was discussing her c-section scar and how awful it had left her belly. I’ve […]

PERFECTION

So he might not be “perfection”, but my husband does everything well…and it’s annoying. Everything I do takes lots of time and effort on my part. (I mean, I can’t even keep up with my blog. I’m always treading water.) I’ve known this for a long time. Way back in 05-06 time frame, Joe and […]

LIFE CHANGING

I’m sure you’ve all seen people who have lost weight or gotten into shape and use the phrase “life changing”…that’s because it is. The picture is me the very day I started to change my life. I had already made a decision (mental) and created a plan to reach that goal. Looking back, I just […]

TRAINING AS A WOMAN

Training as a woman is very different than training as man. I feel like I do have to point this out, but men and women are different…Women often train martial arts as a form of self defense, and honestly, it’s imperative that we do. While it may not seem fair that we feel the need […]

GUILTY PLEASURES

I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve sat down and written a blog just for me. When I say for me, I mean just ideas…not for another company or person, but something that I just had on my mind. My husband makes fun of me for my taste in television. I’ve always found peoples […]