The Lap Dog

I have a 12 pound bundle of joy in my life. Big brown eyes that will melt your heart – covered with white and silver fur... Oh, and let's not forget his adorable curly tail. His name is Tucker and he's a three-year old Morkie. (Maltese/Yorkie mix, for those of you unfamiliar with the term.) … Continue reading The Lap Dog

Remembering September

Most people, when they think of renewed life, think of Spring - the green grass, the budding flowers, the April showers. But, in the last several years September has, for me, come to represent a month of personal life renewal. I shared with you in my last post the celebration of my "sleeve-a-versary". Ninety-three pounds … Continue reading Remembering September

Three Years…and counting

Today is my anniversary. Not my wedding anniversary. My "sleeve-a-versary". For those of you unfamiliar with a "sleeve-a-versary" it's the anniversary of the day I had Gastric Sleeve surgery - weight loss surgery. It was three years ago today. September 9, 2015. This is a big deal to me. I've lost 93 pounds. That far … Continue reading Three Years…and counting

The Spare Tire

“Oh Great! Just what I needed when I'm already late!” Samantha cried. “A flat tire.” She had no idea how to change a tire. She was pretty sure Dad had tried to teach her once, but, as usual, she paid no attention. Besides, she was in her good work clothes and was wearing her new Jimmy Choo's on her feet! There was no way she was getting down on that road to change a tire!