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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


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 […]