I Guess There is Something to be Said For “Letting Go and Letting God”

I started writing this post over a week ago, as I sat on the only piece of furniture left in the living room. It was a rainy, gloomy day in Wisco. It was also the last day of summer break for all of my teacher friends. On the following Monday they would 'officially' return to…

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Well, I Made It

...but barely. School started this past Monday. And sure enough, even though students would not arrive until this coming Tuesday, I went to bed Sunday night with that "Sunday night" feeling. I think all professions experience it. ...pretty sure it's not just a special feeling reserved for those in the educational world. But it certainly is…

Walking the Walk (Or Amen. I made it to June.)

Sarcasm alert. I love it when I’m given the opportunity to walk the walk. I mean, here I am, always preaching about the importance of taking care of yourself-putting your personal health at the forefront of your life, and all that jazz.  Blog post after blog post, I tell all who dare to read, that…

Stop Chasing Skinny!

Unfortunately, in our quest for skinny, we are becoming obese. Recent figures from the National Institute of Health report more than 2/3 of Americans are considered to be overweight or obese. More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 adults are considered to have extreme obesity. About one-third of…

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.…