Ok, I don't know if "Holiday Induced Anxiety Disorder" is a proper medical term, but I am positive that I have it. I guess it started about 5 years ago when I was newly re-married with a three year old. In some sense I guess I have always longed for a traditional family and traditions within my… Continue reading Holiday Induced Anxiety Disorder
UNFORTUNATE POST UPDATE: All the photos from this blog post (and several others) got deleted. So Sorry! Hey Peeps! I finished my 3 Day Refresh quite some time ago, and since today is Thanksgiving, it is time to start looking at when I will do the next one. I think I will go for January… Continue reading 3 Day Refresh Review
I hear this question (and sometimes ask myself) over and over again! There are women and men just like you all over the world trying to figure out the mystery. Don't fret! There are a few simple reasons that may apply to you. Read through them, relax, and reset your goals. You can do it!… Continue reading Six Reasons You Just Can’t Seem To Lose The Weight For Good
If you asked me, "How are you?" any time between ages 19 and 33, my answer would have been, "I am sick and tired of being sick and tired." I spent over a decade working in smoky bars, working 2 and 3 jobs at a time with multiple 18 hr. days per week, and searching aimlessly for a… Continue reading Be Nosey!
...unless you are ridiculously awesome. In which case, do your thing. For the rest of the average folks, read on. There are a lot of people obsessed with this notion that being "who you are" and "accepting yourself" is the fastest/best/most natural way to some sort of zen-like, happy existence. We have been told by society that whoever we… Continue reading Don’t Be Yourself
UNFORTUNATELY, the photos from this blog post were deleted. So sorry! -Jessa We are here on our annual Fall Break trip, watching the boys play, and generally doing nothing for 4 days. Hurricane Matthew is wreaking havoc on the East Coast of Florida, but here in Gulf, it's gorgeous. The Emerald Coast's white sands and… Continue reading Fall Break-ing Point
I have had this thought cloud floating in my head for some time. I know that for some, it won't be well-received. That's okay. I have heard my fair share of negativity from so-called friends and well-meaning family members, time and time again. I press on... Let me preface by saying that I am not… Continue reading The $9 Difference
Happy Monday! My family and I went to my "home church" yesterday for the 50th year celebration and to hear my favorite (retired) preacher one more time. As a couple, we decided to leave there and have now found a new church home that is working for all three of us. Nevertheless, I will always… Continue reading Remember, Repeat, Recapture
I have been back and forth a thousand times in my brain on what I should post about first on this blog. I have a whole spectrum of topics that I want to share along the way: homeschooling adventures, health coaching stories, clean eating information, my son's health issues, and a host of other… Continue reading Start Before You’re Ready
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