A beautiful day!

If you are a fitness buff in the Tampa Bay area, you'll totally appreciate this post. If you don't, but you work out, you'll understand this post. Imagine this...you have worked out at a gym for 4 years. It's wonderful. You know all the people in your group fitness classes. You know the instructors, you know what to expect, you know you will be pushed. You know you walk away from your workout feeling energized and ready to tackle what ever life throws your way. Then suddenly things change. You... [More]


My grandpa passed away quite suddenly in June 2012. His death threw my life into some sort of weird alternate universe. I seemed to be floating, not quite sure where I was going to land. Throw in to that mix a sudden decision to leave my job in early November and focus on blogging, my social media career, writing my book, a total change to my daily schedule, the crazy holiday season and suddenly here we are in 2013. Wow.  I've had some time recently to think about my life, my direction, my ... [More]

Being Accountable

Yesterday was my daughter's 9th birthday. Hard to believe my little pixie has gone from this To this in just 9 years!! She's such an amazing girl. Smart, sensitive, cautious, inquisitive, friendly. And I am so lucky to be her mama and help her become the young lady that I see emerging. We had a small birthday party for her last night. She had BIG parties for the first 3 years of her life, but by her 4th birthday, I had 3 kids, and my youngest has special needs and they were already starting ... [More]