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Kicking & Screaming!

Five years ago no one could have convinced me that I was going to transform my life. I would have thought that they were smoking something funny.  To tell me that at 52 years old, severely overweight, fighting ever worsening diabetes for over 15 years, unable to go up a flight of stairs without practically passing out that I would …

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It’s a Lifestyle

I really don’t like the word “diet.” Makes me cringe. On a “diet?” OMG that seems like punishment. Diets have end-points. “Imma gonna diet for 6 months to look good at the beach!” But, when the diet is over, it’s back to the same-ole-same-ole and soon all the hard-won gains are gone. And, I hate it when someone tells me …

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Hero

I have thought for a long time about writing this piece. It might seem a little weird for a wife to write something like this about her husband. But that is how I see him, a hero; my hero. The word hero can mean many different things to many people. In the regular use of the word it usually means someone …

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Who Me?

As I write this (late July, 2013), I find myself staring at “the big 6-1.” It’s much less noteworthy than its predecessor. I do still feel “young at heart;” say, 30? That makes me a 30yo with 30 years’ worth of experience! Thirty is a number I can deal with, but 61 …? Who, me? The question of disbelief, “who, …