101 Things in 1,001 Days

March 12, 2017 If you’re wondering why I made this list or want some guidelines to make your own, check out the Day Zero Project . I actually would like to finish in 959 days, my 40th birthday! I will also write about each item as I complete it, mostly for my own memory, but… Read More 101 Things in 1,001 Days


Never to late to restart 

   I saw this on a page I follow and boy can I relate!   How about you?  This month has simultaneously flown by and dragged if that is even possible. The days seem way too long but here we are already looking at February and boy am I glad.  All I can do is….… Read More Never to late to restart 


Year of…

As I have said before, I don’t do resolutions. What I will do is set an intention for the year and I have picked mine for 2016.  For me, 2016 is the Year of Determination.   What is Determination? de·ter·mi·na·tion dəˌtərməˈnāSH(ə)n/ noun 1.firmness of purpose; resoluteness. “he advanced with an unflinching determination” synonyms: resolution, resolve,… Read More Year of…


My social media vacation 

So, it’s December 19th and  I have decided to take a social media vacation. The goal is to take two weeks off and focus on myself, my family, and starting the New Year ready and willing to be open to whatever it holds. It’s been about 8 hours and the struggle is real!   Step… Read More My social media vacation 


When you are not there

This week I was given a unique opportunity. I am speaking in front of my colleagues at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. It is a 40,000 member-strong organization that has two  semi-annual meetings. This year, the Midyear meeting is being held in New Orleans, LA.  This is a great location and my husband and… Read More When you are not there


You give me fever….

As I write this, I spent two days earlier this week holding my toddler almost around the clock as he suffered through a virus with fever and congestion.  I know viruses love new hosts so now it’s my turn.  Stuffy, cough, and a fever that I can’t get under 100 F. So if I start… Read More You give me fever….


‘Tis the season

So, it’s fall and temperatures are moving lower and lower (at least in my part of the country).  I love a crisp, cool fall day. It just feels like the world is awake and aware after a heads down, do as much as possible, summer.     However, it’s not my favorite season for one… Read More ‘Tis the season


Just try harder

So once again a podcast has totally rocked my world.   This time it’s by Inspiring Mama and can be found here . The gist, which is a gut punching but much needed message, is get out of the victim mentality and just Try. I admit, this is my weakness.  As soon as something isn’t 100%… Read More Just try harder



This week is inspired by Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook from the podcast Invisble Office Hours. They did a podcast on Things that really struck me and I wanted to share my thoughts on this! So, I have never been a minimalist and my hubby is not either. Thus we find ourselves after combining households almost… Read More “Things”

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Because I’m Happy

I have to admit, my last blog post is probably the first time I have been that honest about my depression and anxiety.  Telling the whole internet that I suffer from a mental illness was certainly scary, however, I did it for one reason, I am happy. I finally choose not to dwell on all… Read More Because I’m Happy