My Midlife Project

Remodeling a Middle-Aged Mom

Why Weight?

a 3-pint container of ice cream

Quite honestly… lately I’ve been loving me some carbohydrates. Like cereal. Even sugary stuff.

I can safely say THAT isn’t working…

Silver Threads Among the Gold

Me in a tutu B&W

Whenever one of those survey-type questionnaires asks if I see the world as “black and white” or “shades of gray”, I always answer “shades of gray”.

I definitely see shades of gray in every situation….

Well, almost.

I’m apparently color blind when it comes to my hair.

Who is My Tribe?

The Serenity Prayer Coffee Mug

Perhaps my tribe is made up of people who need a friend. A friend who understands their struggles with health and life and staying the course… and is willing to listen to them and share her heart and pray for them.

“Come in. Sit down. I’ll pour you a cup of coffee, and we’ll chat.”

An Experiment in Starting Over


“I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe For the record, I am not a gambler. On second thought…. I have taken a few risks with career choices. I’ve also made some relationship choices that others considered risky. Or even crazy. Perhaps I only gamble with the […]

photo by: sean_hickin

Sunshine and Chocolate Help Keep Gray Days Away

It feels like it’s been raining forever. In truth, I think this is only the third or fourth day. For the record, I am NOT a rainy day person. Throw several rainy days in a row in with the shorter days of fall and a good dose of nostalgia, and I become pretty much a […]