I have a LOT of feelings about the COVID-19 outbreak and the paranoia and media coverage surrounding it. It's dredged up a lot of memories of my dad, and of his fight in ICU in December 2013-January 2014. COVID-19 Coronavirus / CDC A month after he was admitted, we were suddenly without my dad. He… Continue reading The 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak: Keeping It In Perspective
"The trick is to enjoy life. Don't wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead." -Marjorie Pay HinckleyIt's hard to put into words what a journey these past few months have been.I continue to see little things that remind me of Dad everywhere I go. I feel him when I eat his favorite foods, experience… Continue reading Enjoying the Journey
I recently wrote about the great outcome of my husband's employment journey, but I neglected to mention that I'm currently undergoing one of my own. Laid off from work. Yep, that's me. A few weeks of severance, then I'll begin navigating the world of unemployment. It happened just last week. I was going about my… Continue reading Putting it all in Perspective
In 2011, I came up with a list of 30 things I wanted to do by the time I turned 30. It was a lofty list, for me, at least. But at the time, I thought I had more than 2 years to complete it, and back then, I didn't think I would be moving… Continue reading 30 Before 30: Fail. But Ongoing.
>So since the wedding last April, I have gained 15 lbs. This comes as no surprise, really, since we slacked off on exercising over the summer and fall, and starting with the Disney honeymoon full of fabulous food, we stopped watching calories as closely as we were before the wedding.My goal is to lose those… Continue reading >Losing the newlywed happy weight