I'm genuinely excited about the holiday season. Rather than focusing on family or tradition, I'm celebrating with my chosen community. This post shares my experiences and offers some tips for others who may struggle around the holiday including mental health, alcohol and addiction resources.
January came and went, and the spring flew by. Sometimes it feels as though we barely enjoyed summer and if you live in areas that experience extreme cold, it may already feel like fall disappeared. That's how it feels in Massachusetts. Hoodie weather was about two weeks, give or take. The pellet stove has been… Continue reading Resetting Your Goals and Expectations for the Holiday Season
In a perfect world it would be easy to say "this is one meal, I'm going to enjoy it," but we know that often one meal can become two, which can become a whole day. Mindset matters, but so does experience. In the United States about two-thirds of adult Americans are considered overweight or obese… Continue reading Tips for Getting Through Social Eating
“You’ll shoot your eye out.” Not the best movie, but definitely a cult classic that I convinced JP to watch last year. “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are things we can’t see.” The Polar Express was the first book my grandmother bought me as a child that I… Continue reading Day 315, Quote 39: “All is calm, all is bright.”