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Returning to self

A healthy life is ultimately about finding balance. No matter what aspect of life we are discussing, we will find that the too much of something can be as harmful to our well-being as too little. In both cases we will find that something necessary to our holistic health is neglected, often without ourselves even being aware ... Read More

Maybe I should re-introduce myself …

Much has changed in my life since I first introduced myself and this project. I am updating the site so it is more current to who I am today. It seems appropriate to modify my self-introduction as well. So here is the new and improved “Who the hell am I?”: If you are here on ... Read More

Touching base

I first started this project for two primary reasons. One, because I know the value of taking care of ourselves on all levels, and also know how easy it is to let that slide. Especially for those of us who have a tendency to put others first. Add to that inundation of marketing and the ... Read More

A shift in focus

I have always understood the value of a healthy lifestyle … maybe more so when I was not living one. Usually when I slip away from one is in the darker times of my life, which is not really so unusual. Self-abuse … even passive aggressive self-abuse … is not uncommon when we are unhappy ... Read More

What am I doing here?

I realize I have been very quiet here lately … a sure way to chase away the few people who might be interested in this little project.  The truth is that I have been have a crisis of faith. Faith in myself; faith in my motives. The first step to making ANY project work is ... Read More

Time to catch up!

As I think I may have mentioned along the way, I took a bit of a “vacation” that i just recently got back from. I am not sure one can truly call it a vacation when I don’t have a typical 9-5 life, but it was a change of scenery and a bit of refreshment ... Read More

Mirrors and scales are NOT your friends

Anyone who has gained weight, then gone through the process of trying to lose it again, knows that it is not a situation of “equal and opposite”. Somehow what it seems to take mere days to gain, takes weeks or even months to lose. There are reasons for this, some of them scientific explanations, but ... Read More

Why should I put myself through that?

Make myself sweat for a half and hour or so just so I can hurt all day? Why  would I want to do that? I KNOW I am not the only person who has asked myself a question like that when I was first thinking about exercising again. Especially when it had been so long ... Read More