I can’t keep ice cream in the freezer

Shucks. I love ice cream (dairy-free that is). But I cannot seem to have that dangerously tantalizing pint chilling in my freezer. I forget about it for the majority of my day… Until after dinner… I innocently open the freezer for some ice and there it is! Do you ever crave something sweet after dinner? And…

3 Mental Shifts for a Healthy Body

I used to picture healthy as a girl with a toned mid section, bright red lipstick, and perfect skin smiling while she attractively pretends to bite into a piece of celery. And my thoughts stopped there. In reality, I always knew that health has to do with so much more. But there are still times when I…

Goat Yoga Fun

Do you ever feel unexcited about something that you should be excited about? Confession. I dread teaching yoga. As I drive there I wonder, is this worth it? Could I possibly enjoy something that I am dreading like this? I immediately jump into the “why-do-I-feel-this-way” inquiry. It always feels better to determine the root or cause…

I’m going crazy

I really might be. It was like one day I was fine and the next I wasn’t. I have been on this roller coaster before. The one where everyone is having a good time and the mess that I live in isn’t bothering me. I seem to be able to go about my day unbothered…

Sometimes, cooking is just annoying

There are some days when I don’t feel like cooking. I don’t want to dirty my dishes or the kitchen, I don’t want to deal with the chaos of a million pans, bowls, and knives, and I want a healthy, flavorful meal to appear in front of me… And cost next to nothing.   Do you…

The stress of making less money

Changing jobs is very exciting. I’m calling this “the honeymoon phase”. The phase where it is all still new, fun, getting lots of “thatta girls”, and the engineering paycheck is not too far in my rearview mirror.  What I know about the honeymoon phase… it never lasts. Stress, doubt, and fear are all part of life….