Love? Look to Forrest Gump

Valentine's Day- what a lot of misplaced heartache is going on in the world today due to this fictional holiday! Sure, it's a holiday in the sense that it's listed on the calendar, but come on- we're supposed to take it seriously as a representation of love? If this day is causing you any sense … Continue reading Love? Look to Forrest Gump

How to switch it up

Ever get in a funk and feel like you've lost your mojo? Or even worse- become doubtful of the fact that you'd ever actually possessed any mojo at all. Ever? My hand is raised, brothers and sisters- been there! And since I made a solemn vow to operate in the NO BULLSHIT ZONE I'll be … Continue reading How to switch it up

Forget your reflection and focus on projection

Here's my no-fail method for dealing positively with getting older: get out of the mirror. It's so basic that it sounds like a joke, but I'm completely serious. I'm average in the looks department- one of those people whom others often refer to as "cute", though at 54 I'm well past what can reasonably be considered middle age, … Continue reading Forget your reflection and focus on projection

Friends with benefits

According to Dictionary.com noun(used as a euphemism) a friend with whom one has sex without a romantic relationship or commitment We're not going to talk about friends having sex, though it's an interesting topic. I will say I don't believe that it works. For both people. It always seemed to me that in the majority of cases one person may be completely benefiting, but the other is kidding themself. Because … Continue reading Friends with benefits

The thing is not the thing

"Until you learn to heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed into the future. You can bandage it with food, alcohol, drugs or work, but eventually it will stain your life and you will continue to bleed."   -Iyanla Vanzant Healing the wounds of the past begins by acknowledging the wounds of the past. … Continue reading The thing is not the thing

On the flip-side: the weight loss smackdown

Let's get to the meat of the matter and for once, nothing else. Yeah, I know- extremely hard for me. I'm all about the "something else". But for today, meat of the matter ONLY. You want to lose weight and you want to do it yesterday. Preferably without the bells, whistles, and what you may … Continue reading On the flip-side: the weight loss smackdown