Today is a very special day I circled on my calendar a lifetime ago…a day I once feared I might never see. Today is my 10-year anniversary of quitting smoking. Yes, yes – accolades and congratulations…but seriously…I was a smoker? That seems so odd to me now. I wasn’t a casual smoker either, I smoked […]Read more "10 Years Ago Today, I Saved My Life."
Almost 40 years ago, my parents moved to Wichita, KS when my father accepted a marketing position at the corporate headquarters of Pizza Hut. I was born soon after and the rest, they say, is history. The story of my father’s rise to pizza and rent-to-own infamy is well documented…but this story isn’t about him. […]Read more "Retirement: So Long Honorary Mom"
Max has lice. Show of hands…who just got the creepy crawlies up their neck. Yeah. There are bug living in my 5-year old’s hair…and laying eggs. When you put it like that, it’s friggin disgusting. However, according to the CDC “an estimated 6 million to 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States […]Read more "Lice To The Max!"
After countless labs, blood tests, diet restrictions, and research over the past month I have learned a great deal about my biochemistry, my body’s ability to process nutrients, and my food sensitivities. Today’s post is simply the tip of the iceberg as I can’t wait to share my entire experience, which will cover over a […]Read more "So Long Gluten: A Call For Recipes & Recommendations"
I just realized…I’m in a chapter of my life. I know that sounds stupid, or maybe I just think it sounds stupid, but it is true…I think I just woke up from a fog and realized where I am. Of course we are all in chapters of our lives, but some chapters are more fun […]Read more "Chapters Of My Life"