I’ve been on a binge!

I have been binge watching This is Us, so please forgive me for being kind of sappy. I actually avoided watching the show because I knew it was an emotional family drama and I don’t really need to listen or watch somebody else’s family drama, yet here I am watching it and now I am…

One of my biggest mommy fails

There is no denying that I dropped the ball once again.  I’m not talking about dropping the ball when you are playing second base and the game is on the line, which I have done as well.  I am talking about dropping the “parenting” ball.  Have you ever done something that you know is wrong…

My Patriotic Dad and Avocado Prawn Cholula Salad

Let me start by saying that this is NOT a political post, so lets don’t go there.  I WILL say that I believe you can be patriotic without being political and vice versa – that’s all I’m going to say!  As you know, since I lost my dad over a year ago, I decided the…

My MS Diagnosis – Part 2 & Low Carb Lemon Cheesecake Jars

This may be a bit long, but its the story, so what can I say? I promise you will be happy with the yummy recipe at the end! Can I share a secret with you?  There is something terrifying about having your first MRI scan, at least for me there was. It was then that I…

My MS Diagnosis Story – Part 1

Putting my entire MS diagnosis story up on my blog is a bit out of my comfort zone and I have been debating with myself for a while about whether or not to do it. In the end, I decided that if my story can help someone else, then it’s worth putting it out there for…

Coincidence or Serendipity?

“To the rational mind, nothing is inexplicable, only unexplained.” Something  very strange happened to me a couple of weeks ago and I can’t for the life of me figure it out. It’s left me wondering about a higher power out there we don’t know or understand. Whatever it was, I am thankful to say the least….

6 Month Check Up & No Churn Ice Cream

How am I doing with my New Year’s strategies and my word for 2018?  I developed my 2018 life strategies and my word for the year to continue to boost my well-being and physical health. So how’s that going for me you ask? I decided that now that we are 6 months in to 2018, I should ask…

If the Crown Fits – Tracking my Family Lineage

With the loss of my dad just over a year ago, I realized that my family is dwindling and with that is the opportunity to learn more about my family heritage.  As it stands, I have one cousin left on my mom’s side and a cousin and uncle on my dad’s side plus my 2…

Rules I Live By & Low Carb Bagels

Throughout our lives, we’ve been given a hefty dose of advice and “words of wisdom” from our friends, family and anyone else who just feels like they should chime in and I have to admit, I’ve been one of those people. I mean, who hasn’t?  Some of the advice is good but some of it…

World MS Day

I’ve been MIA the past 3 weeks because I have been dealing with a very painful relapse of my MS, but thanks to some heavy duty steroids and some much needed rest and relaxation, I am slowly recovering, and it seems fitting that I am back at it today. So today, in honor of World…

Happy Anniversary

Today is our anniversary and life lately has been hectic to say the least. So I wanted to push pause on the usual blog content to let my husband know just how important he is (as he is working away) to me and the amazing impact he has had on my life.  On May 13,…

I’m stronger than I think & Chocolate PB Fat Bombs – yes please!

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi I was going to sit down last night to write something about how great I have been feeling, but before I even got around to it…..BAM I started feeling like crap. I guess my MS is acting up today and…