Goose and Gander

I can tell a real difference in how I feel when I get to the gym regularly and eat lighter foods. Although I’ve gently tugged the family along, for the most part I’m the only one who has really felt the pinch of better food choices. I’ll make...

Living in the Valleys

Remember the unsourced funk? How I was going to take some time to reflect and pray? I did something else instead. Last weekend I missed church because of Bubs’ illness. Hubs was still in Atlanta, so I was housebound. I decided to pull up the archived message and...

Big Jump

I got a glimpse of the frustrating version of my life that I survived this summer. The version where I felt trapped and unable to do what I wanted and needed because of parental responsibilities. I’m not in a bad headspace, though, because it all fell apart on...

Date Night

Hubs and I celebrated 13 years of marriage this week with what is likely one of the most low-key dates ever. It was awesome. First we hit up our local favorite pizza spot for a few slices before going to an arcade and grabbing ice cream. Hubs asked if it was OK if we...

Hard to Find a Groove

I entered this week fully committed to getting back into good habits. I started back to the gym and I scaled back on my high GI foods. Maybe it is that beginning-of-the-year cootie swap, or maybe I’m just having a hard time getting back into a groove. Over the...

Let’s Look at Figure A

I wasn’t sure what kind of results I’d see this week. I haven’t been to the gym, so the most activity I’ve had is a bike ride and some yard work. Worried that I am getting to a plateau far too early, I decided to interpret the measurements I...