A Life of Esteemable Acts

It used to be that I would do one of two things to make myself feel better--either I would overeat or I would spend money. I overate to the tune of being morbidly obese with a BMI of 41 and I overspent in the thousands. With the addiction to compulsive eating and debt to income …

Busy Boycott: Eliminate the Non-Essential

I love to wake up in the morning.  Although, judging by externals, it might seem like the opposite were true.   I'm not one of those people who is all sunshine and bubbles as soon as my feet hit the floor. In fact, I don't even want to talk to you. I need silence. That's why …

The Mindfulness of Being Sick

When was I hit by a Mack truck? This was my first thought as I stumbled out of bed at 9 this morning, 4 hours later than my usual wake up time. At least the nausea and vomiting had stopped earlier last evening. The body aches and head throbbing were just aftershock. Chicken soup (homemade), …