Letting Your Biscuits Cook

Letting Your Biscuits Cook

My Aunt Lorene made the best biscuits on the entire planet. It pains me no end that I will never have those biscuits again because no matter how she tried to train me I could never make them exactly the way she did. She threw flour, Crisco, salt, and milk or water into a bowl […]

Don’t Ever Change

Don’t Ever Change

I don’t know about you but I am pretty tired of being told directly or indirectly that I need to change. I’m tired of thoughts that are constantly tweaking on tweaking. Well if I could just do this a little less or a little more or not at all. If he would just, if she […]

The S*** Between You and It

The S*** Between You and It

You practice mindfulness, begin to meditate then your world explodes. You don’t understand why doing something supposedly good for you feels like shit and assume those peaceful looking people are actually on prescription drugs. Xanax anyone? You start yoga only the teacher can’t explain why you’re on the mat crying or raging because he went […]

Let It Be

Let It Be

In my uninformed opinion the best Beatles song ever is Let It Be. Let me Be. Let them Be. Whatever or whomever “they” are. My husband showed up to me in the most impractical and side swiping manner bringing a gigantic wrecking ball to my very introverted, nerdy and pretty boring life. He was a shock to […]

The Gifts in Your Weight

There are gifts in your weight, really there are too many to count. I totally get that you may not see them yet so let’s chat for a few but not about losing weight ok? I quit weighing myself years ago. I quit shaming myself and I quit avoiding the word fat in conversation. I […]

Law of Attraction and Martyr Money

Take care of yourself first so you can take care of others. Right? We hear it all the time: you can’t give what you don’t have, self-care first and foremost, etc. and yet caretaker types are the first to complain that no one takes care of them. They do the caring then when they’re depleted […]