Category Archives: wellness

Struggling to get pregnant: My sex ed classes lied to me.

Struggling to get pregnant.

I can’t believe I’m about to drown myself in hormones. If I don’t get pregnant after putting myself through a month long PMS session, I’m giving up. That will literally be the limit of my sanity. For the past year, we’ve been trying to get me pregnant. Every month, my period starts and the disappointment washes over my soul. By… Read more »

How do you handle stress?

handle stress

Ever since I moved to Minnesota, I’ve gained way too much weight. Why? Stress. I’ve always self-medicated using food. A warm chocolate chip cookie always makes me feel better. What do people do to battle stress that isn’t food or booze? No one ever seems to have an answer to this question. Sometimes they say exercise, but how in the… Read more »

It’s not about diets. It’s about being healthy.

Our apartment is less than eight steps from our building’s gym. I still have a tough time making myself go there. Exercise is BORING. There might be weirdos in there. I have too much to do. I’d rather be cleaning something in the apartment than running mindlessly on a treadmill for 20 minutes. But, as I get older, I realize that… Read more »

Families, what needs to change in Corporate America?

There are always tons of articles on women having it all, not having it all, working, having a family, being a CEO, leaning in… Honestly, whatever you want to do is fine with me. Be happy. We need more happiness in the world. What I noticed though is that women aren’t the only ones who struggle with “having it all”…. Read more »

Random thoughts on my 40th birthday

Holy crap, on Sunday I’m going to be 40.  How did that happen?  Seriously. I can barely believe it’s 2014. It still sounds like a year in the future of flying cars and robots.  Actually, I’m kind of happy that cars don’t fly.  Have you seen the way people drive?  Merging still baffles 90% of the population. But, back to… Read more »

Relationship non-advice: relationships are work

Why are so many people shocked that relationships are work? Didn’t you pay attention to your parents? Do you remember the arguments with your siblings?  Seriously. Relationships OF ALL KINDS are work.  Your friends, your good friends, piss you off sometimes, but you work through it. Please, for the love of God, don’t compare your life to pieces of fiction. … Read more »