Take Care of Yourself

Welcome to Day 19 of 31 Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! This is the post where I tell you to do what I say, not what I do. Because, honestly, I am awful at this. Especially right now when I'm frantically working to finish my manuscript. I told a friend last night, "I'm basically running on coffee and chocolate." The worst part is, this was in a conversation we were having about going to the gym. So, yeah, seriously, I'm not here to judge or lecture. But I can't really write about living ... [Read More]

5 Simple Changes I’m Making for My Health

I've always considered myself a fairly healthy person. But, when you have a heart attack at age 42, you realize how fragile your health really is ... and how important it is to take care of yourself! My journey the past ten months has been slow and steady. It has taken a long time to get all the medicines to the right dosages. I think that was the worst part ... I was taking so much medicine and it made me feel terrible!!! I've seen both my cardiologist and my internist regularly to figure ... [Read More]

For Your Weekend {“Friends” Marathon Edition}

Oh my word, y'all! It's Saturday morning and we're having a little Friends marathon around here.  Thank you, Netflix! {Though we do own all ten seasons on DVD so we've been having Friends marathons since before the show went off the air.} I'm currently watching my favorite episode ever: The One with All the Poker. So many great lines in just under 30 minutes. For example, "Did you get that from the I Love Rachel pizzeria?" "Oh hello, Kettle, this is Monica. You're black!" "Oh it's ... [Read More]