What Would a Fit Person Do?

April 23, 2012

Sometimes I have to play tricks on myself. It’s not that I’m a lazy person by nature (OK, maybe I am), but if I don’t give myself a really good reason to do something I’m liable to doze on the couch all day with my dog Skyla. One area of my life where I need…

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Earth Day Links

April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day! I’m always giving advice about how you can be kind to yourself and others, and today I hope you’re being extra kind to the planet. Here are some links to help you celebrate this wonderful world we live in. Save the World by Simplifying Your Stuff Simplifying Our Life—Media & Online 5…

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The Scale: Weight Loss Friend or Foe?

April 16, 2012

Like many women, I’ve spent most of my life gaining weight, trying to lose weight, or bemoaning the fact that my weight isn’t what I think it ought to be. A nearly constant companion on my quest for the ideal body weight has been my scale. There have been times when I haven’t weighed myself in months…

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Bad Day Emergency Kit

April 10, 2012

You know how most people have an emergency kit in their car’s trunk or glove compartment? A kit like this usually has a blanket, some flares, a water bottle, a “help, call police!” sign, or other odds and ends you might need if your car breaks down. I’m not much of a survivalist, so I’m…

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My Dog is Studying Physics

April 4, 2012

My dog, Skyla, is the smartest puppy in the world. You might think that your dog is in fact the smartest in the world, but you are in denial. Anyhoo, Skyla has been studying physics lately. While Chris and I are lounging on the couch, she’ll casually pick up her orange rubber ball in her…

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