Still No Regrets

When life seems to be full of challenge and opportunity (see Dad, I did listen), many of us question the path that led us to those challenges and opportunities.  Either internally or through conversations with family and friends, the question inevitably comes up, “do you regret it?”  I can honestly say I have no regrets. … More Still No Regrets

Being a Statistic

Nobody ever wants to be “just a number.”  We want to have a face.  And a voice.  We want to be known and heard and seen and understood. And yet, each of us (and our situations) can easily be turned into “just a number” as we become 1 in a sea of many.  In other … More Being a Statistic

The Century Mark

I hopped on the scale this morning and I did a happy dance.  As of today, I’ve lost one. hundred. pounds.  One-zero-zero.  Just over six months ago, that was a mere dream.  A wishful thought.  My doctor cautioned me on setting an overall goal, “the average person will lose about 60-70% of their excess weight.” … More The Century Mark

Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving is a little different in our house this year…especially after over 150 lbs have been lost between Mike and me.  We altered the menu slightly, because we really don’t need enough leftovers to feed a small army.  Mike was in charge of menu planning, which meant everyone chose a side dish. Abby – Green … More Thanksgiving 2016