While reaching for a glass, I pondered on where I should begin to write. Do I start the edits of my novels? Or should I write another article? I turned the faucet on and clear liquid swished through the tight cylinder; splashing against a stainless steel basin. I placed my cup under the spout and… Continue reading A New Look!
As I look back on the past year, I see some goals not quite reached and a few accomplishments that make me proud. And, I begin the New Year creating new goals while finishing up old ones. I began the year in full force; eager to beat the 14 books I read in 2012 in… Continue reading Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014
When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for the purpose of a healthier me. I was to be 100% truthful with myself and with the world about my struggles in weight loss and infertility. After all, if I cannot face the truth about myself, how was I to maintain a healthy lifestyle?...… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America
“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry At the beginning of the school year, my oldest daughter was hesitant to take an art class. She wanted to try her hand at pottery, but it was not available to her. So, she was stuck… Continue reading Finding Success in Discipline
My husband is my accountability partner. He and I would lift each other up and encourage each other to keep on going on; to reach our goals in weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. What happened?
My husband’s health insurance has a new policy to help people attain a healthy lifestyle. With the effort to save over $700 in premiums this year, we agreed to one of many options offered in their new health program. There are many reasons in which I don’t support this kind of intrusion in our lives,… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!
Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.