Water What?

Here’s a fun fact that no one tells you when you first start trying to lose weight: strenuous exercise makes your body retain water.  If you were planning on sweating it out, think again.  A lot of people say, “Don’t get discouraged; you’re going to slow down as you lose fat, because the muscle you…

Wrap It Up, Folks!

To quote Rhett & Link “You know what day it is.  It’s Thursday, and Thursday means…” …my window still isn’t fixed. After the delay at the shop from the tornado knocking the computer systems offline, I rescheduled my repair for 2:15 yesterday afternoon.  We had come up with a more durable and convenient solution to…

Mental Health Chronicle

1 (800) 273-8255 <—If you need help now, CALL THIS NUMBER! My blog is as much about beauty as it is about the turmoil beneath the surface.  It took me thirty years to embrace my feminine side, because I never felt pretty.  It was always so much work, and if you’ve battled depression, you know…

Beneath the Surface: Anxiety & Depression

It’s time I admit that medication plays a major role in my ability to keep a regular blog. I’ve felt completely worn out for the last few weeks, ever since I decided to try to get off the anxiety medication. I wasn’t given as many refills for that prescription as I was for my thyroid…

I Want it All

When I was little, I wanted to be a paleontologist. In junior high, I wanted to go to DigiPen and learn to make games. In high school, I was all over the place; I spent as much time wanting to be a cardiologist as a musician. I spent my first year in college as a…