10 years

I almost missed it. Late yesterday evening I remembered it was 10 years ago that I had my nephrectomy. 10 whole years is pretty damn amazing.   My life is so different now that it was 10 years ago. I don’t mean in the major ways. I’m still married to the same man, still live […]

Well Hello End of 2018

Wow, I have neglected this site so much this year. Sorry folks, when you are writing for multiple entities for a living you don’t often have the time, or words, for personal stuff. I’d like that to change. I write on Facebook quite often, today was one of those days where I poured my heart […]

Different looking.

A friend of mine posted about how women are still valued for looks over their talent and skills, how homely women are expected to no embrace our looks but to follow the rules of making ourselves more like the beauty standard.   I am not pretty or beautiful. My mirror isn’t busted, I can see […]


I have resolutions for 2018. I never do these, but here we go.   Be more positive. Look at things from the side of happiness. For too many years I have let depression steal my joy.   Ignore the haters. I work in a job where some people are pretty damn awful to me. It […]

Learning to live normally

Weight loss content. If not interested, move on, please.     I just baked six varieties of cookies including my absolute favorites chocolate chip.   I ate a clementine instead of cookies.   I haven’t weighed myself recently, but I feel fantastic. Seriously, I feel better than I have in 10 or more years.   […]