Category: Growing Old

Weight a Freaking Minute! Not AGAIN!?!?!

Well, here the hell I go again! I’ve been a member of Weight Watchers for over 30 years. I went in to update my ‘starting weight’ for 2020….because after all: “New Year, New You.” Right? That phrase makes me want to vomit. Let’s be… Continue Reading “Weight a Freaking Minute! Not AGAIN!?!?!”

Dreaming of a White Christmas

One of my favorite movies to watch during the holidays is Christmas Vacation. It’s one of those movies that is so entertaining to me, I am immediately sucked in no matter the scene. Yet one particular scene that resonates in my head these days… Continue Reading “Dreaming of a White Christmas”

Sorry. Not My Kind of Bar!

There are many teaching milestones that we hit as parents. Potty training. Brushing teeth. Riding a bike. Fixing mommy a martini. You teach your littles how to do basic things so that when they leave your nest they can fly. Right? This past weekend… Continue Reading “Sorry. Not My Kind of Bar!”

Insanity: Denim Edition

Let me catch you up to speed by explaining my picture above: Pile #1: Jeans that legit don’t fit anymore (17 pairs)Pile #2: Jeans that fit, but hurt (2 pairs)Pile #3: Jeans that fit and don’t hurt (1 pair – as in uno, lone, single,… Continue Reading “Insanity: Denim Edition”

Hugs by Proxy

Fleeting Hugs When I picked my girls up from camp this summer I got two types of hugs: From the 11 year old – The Running Hug: a huge smile spread across her face when she saw me and then she sprinted towards me… Continue Reading “Hugs by Proxy”

I’ll Miss You Most of All…

My Dear Sweet Waist, Old friend, some letters are harder to write than others. This one fills me with sadness but I’m comforted knowing we had a good, albeit short, run. I miss you more than you can imagine and am flooded with memories of… Continue Reading “I’ll Miss You Most of All…”

What the Hell Happened?

Y’all. Please. I used to be so cute when I woke up. Bounced out of bed with nary a care, threw my hair in a clip and the only make up I needed was a smile. Adorbs, I tell you!! Now, not only does… Continue Reading “What the Hell Happened?”