Perspective and Gratitude, a year later…

One year ago today, I was in a car accident. For the last 365 days my husband has tirelessly supported us in so many ways. He has physically held me up during the never ending dizzy spells, held my hand during a hundred appointments, and paced waiting rooms during a dozen procedures. He managed all… Continue reading Perspective and Gratitude, a year later…

Hope and Goals

It's been awhile... life with a CSF leak is a crazy, crazy place. But I would like to shout from the rooftops that I have an appointment with Dr. Grey at Duke Univ later this month and I'm extremely hopeful it will be the miracle I expect it to be. I've been focused on finding… Continue reading Hope and Goals

Leaving on a jet plane in… 5 , 4 , 3 , 2 …

I'm sooooooooo excited! Can you tell? Can you tell? This momma doesn't get out much. This momma doesn't get out at ALL! Not for dates, or dinners out, let alone several DAYS to myself. I have no one to blame but myself, I know, I know. But it is hard. The kids have legitimate issues… Continue reading Leaving on a jet plane in… 5 , 4 , 3 , 2 …

5 Tips for Moms at the end of their Ever-Loving Rope

We've all been there. Done. Fried. Pissed. Those of us that are parents of neuro challenged kids probably spend more time there than others. It's not that we're bad people, it's hard to work with and communicate with someone that is on a TOTALLY different planet than you are.  And we're human. We had a… Continue reading 5 Tips for Moms at the end of their Ever-Loving Rope

When did you last travel for the PLEASURE of it?

Some of us travel regularly, some of us do not.  Where do you fall in things? If you don't travel for leisure, why not? Is it lack of funds? Lack of time (because you have to beg permission to go), lack of health, or just lack of inspiration? Do you want to change that? Do… Continue reading When did you last travel for the PLEASURE of it?

Amazing Benefits of Laughter

This morning I was at the gym. My Golds has a Cardio Cinema, which means it's a dark room with a huge movie screen that you watch while on cardio machines. I enjoy it because it's easier for me to tune out one movie in a dark room so I can focus on my day,… Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Laughter

Top 3 things to Eliminate from your diet TODAY

  Some people are overwhelmed at the thought of elimination diets. There is so much to know, where do I start? Start simple, so you don't resent the cut from your diet. Figure out what you won't miss that much and gradually shift your shopping habits. If you find it hard to cut something completely… Continue reading Top 3 things to Eliminate from your diet TODAY

Singing from rooftops.. sometimes you gotta let it out.

I'm bursting with joy tonight. We had a wonderful, fabulous, amazing day. Grateful. So very, very, grateful. Completed meal planning for the week. Grocery Shopping. Even managed to plan a decent dinner for tonight (check out last Sunday's post for an example of what NOT to do for Sunday night dinner!). Thinking that tomorrow I'll… Continue reading Singing from rooftops.. sometimes you gotta let it out.

What is important?

There are two things that seem to always guide my direction. 1) will it enhance or encourage optimal health for my kiddos? 2) does it help fuel and direct my lifestyle dreams. What guides you? Really, it's an important question. Especially since not so long ago I realized that I was guided by what an… Continue reading What is important?