And I’m off to Vegas, baby

September 5, 2014

I’ve got a small pit in the bottom of my stomach. It happens every time I fly now that I have two kids at home. It’s been a crazy past few weeks. Kindergarten started. Preschool started. We threw a birthday party for my 90 year old grandmother. My FIL came to stay with us for awhile. …

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Gray hair, schmay hair. I’ve got a solution.

May 8, 2014
Nexxus Color Assure Prewash Primer

I found my first gray hair when I was 16. As you can imagine, I was completely and utterly horrified and promptly grabbed the tweezers to pluck it out. This started a cycle that went on for a few years. I’d frantically search my roots and pluck out any white ninjas that tried to stealthily sneak …

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A slap in the face like whoa!

May 5, 2014
slap in the face

I’m in the midst of a moment, a moment where I look at myself in the mirror and think “What am I doing?” This past weekend, I was struck by one thing over and over and over again. I AM STANDING IN MY OWN WAY! You see, I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I want everything I do …

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Maybe RunDisney will make me a runner

April 16, 2014
Jessica, Andrea and I finishing the race

I am not a runner. Pretty much someone big and scary needs to be chasing me for me to run. I’ll do it if I have to. Or if a friend says “hey, this is going to be really cool, you need to do it.” But really I don’t run. Almost 11 years ago (OMG really?) I …

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Take Back Me Update #fitpowerclub

April 8, 2014

If you’re a regular reader, you know that a few months ago I decided to take back me. I needed to be healthier, work out more, and take some time for myself. How have I been doing? Well…let’s just say it’s a lot harder than I thought it would be. Drinking 64 oz of water daily is …

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Why can’t I ever be all in?

March 27, 2014

I have all these ideas. They are just floating around in my head, waiting for me to grab on to one tightly and just run with it. But I never do. There’s just too much going on. I can’t focus. It’s an age old question that I’m positive all parents face, but it’s still frustrating nonetheless. Why can’t I …

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