Free Advice (And The Daniel Plan Checkup)

Last post? About 2 weeks ago. Excuse? Don't have one. Irony? This post showed up on my Timehop today. Somebody is trying to tell me something. It's not that I've been lazy. I've been putting a lot of time and effort into making small changes in my life since participating in The Daniel Plan a couple of months…

Daniel Plan: Take 1 (Or this is what I’ve learned so far…)

Well, I certainly had a lot of "Amen" moments while reading the first three chapters of The Daniel Plan. Rick Warren was preaching to the choir, I'm telling you! I'm all over the whole healthy diet and exercise thing. Validation at its best! But, oh...wait. That's not the point. That's not my goal. I'm focusing…

Need Comfort Food?

This ought to do the trick. Comfort food has been calling my name this fall. Not exactly sure why. I finally felt a strong need to figure it out. I couldn't really blame it on the weather. Wisconsin had the most glorious fall!  I'd gotten in my fair share of reveling in the outdoors: enjoying the foliage,…

Change

I enjoy change. Take season changes, for example. Right now, I'm looking forward to the first snowfall of the season, a blanket of sparkling snow to brighten up the dreary November landscape. And I ask you, what could be better than sitting by a fire, cuddled up in a cozy fleece blanket, sipping tea, and reading John Grisham? Exactly. I…

What Does Healthy “Look” Like?

"You must be having a great summer! You look so healthy!" The words were innocent enough. Complimentary even. I had just gone in for a dental cleaning, and was chatting with the hygienist, who I had seen on a regular basis for many years. She is an incredibly caring person, and I know she meant well.…