6 Common Excuses That Stand in the Way of Weight Loss (And How to Ditch Them!)

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Do you really want to know how to lose weight? Let’s talk excuses. I’m sure at some point in your life, someone has said “No excuses!”… as though that’s supposed to motivate you to be better or something. But how often does that work? Not very often in my experience. Especially when it comes to […]

Surviving the Storm (And Other Mixed Metaphors)

I’ve lived in Florida for just over a year and a half now, which means I’ve officially survived two summers and two hurricane seasons. The most recent one was worst than most, as several parts of the country got hammered, first by Harvey, then Irma, and then Maria. As a Pacific Northwest girl I was […]

The Legacy of the Flight Attendant

I grew up on an airplane. Or rather, lots of airplanes (although now that I’m in the industry the preferred term is generally “aircraft”). Given my penchant for hyperbole, I’m sure you’re all rolling your eyes by now, but in this case, the exaggeration is not far off from the reality. Let me start from the […]

Getting Over the Guilt: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Mental Illness

How’s that for a title? If I were going to write a book, that’s what I would call it. Except an editor would probably make me change it for publicity purposes because I’m pretty sure “mental illness” isn’t pc anymore. Call it what you will, but my condition sure feels a lot like illness to […]