Maxwell Maltz was a plastic surgeon who wrote a book called Psycho-Cybernetics in 1960. Maltz was all about helping people improve their self-image, not just on the outside, but on the inside. Something he discovered was that it took patients who had plastic surgery about 21 days to get used to their new appearance. He […]
Lessons I've Learned
The Skillet Throw 2.0
The Goshen Fair is an agricultural fair in Goshen, Connecticut. It takes place every Labor Day weekend, and I’ve been going since I was a kid. I’ve missed a few years along the way – when I was in college I wasn’t around, and for a few years I lived in Pennsylvania, and last year […]
I’ve been eating my way through my divorce. In January I was up to 185 pounds which is about 40 pounds heavier than I want to be. I don’t want to lose weight because I feel insecure or bad about myself. I mean if you follow me on IG you know I’ve been wearing a […]
I’m rediscovering my creativity
A couple years ago I read Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, and I can’t remember exactly how she worded it, but basically a big message from the book (for me, anyway) is that if you get joy and satisfaction from creating something, whether it’s writing or painting or sculpting or gardening or singing or WHATEVER, […]
Would you be prepared if something unexpectedly happened to your spouse?
My cousin Amy’s husband unexpectedly died two weeks ago. He was 45 and they have two daughters who are 14 and 15. Amy has learned A LOT in the last two weeks. We all have. And there’s one very important lesson I’d like to pass along to you so you can make sure you don’t […]
Today was spectacular.
Today I spent the day on the lake. About six weeks ago I was terrified to sit on a paddle board while it was still attached to the dock. Today I ate lunch on my paddle board in the middle of the lake!!! It was awesome. I wear a bikini every day when I paddle […]