December 22, 2018

This time of year I always take some time to reflect on the year; the good, the bad and the ugly. Although there were some hard things to deal with, 2018 was good to me overall. I decided early on this year that I was going to focus on my health. I w...

October 4, 2018

We have so little control over things in life. Although I desperately try to plan and fulfill those plans, life seems to get in the way. Earlier this year I decided that I wanted to take control of my health and waistline, so I joined a gym and hired...

August 31, 2018

It happened slowly, over the span of 4 years. Little by little my sparkle faded. Nobody dulled it — I did it myself. Motherhood and depression changed my body over the last 4 years. The extra pounds that stubbornly sit around my midsection made me fe...

June 4, 2018

All it takes is the loss of a loved one to make you remember how short and precious life really is. It makes you realize what's really important in life and what isn't. On the afternoon of May 25th, I received that wake-up call when I heard the news...

May 8, 2018

A year ago I wrote about wanting to lose weight. I began Pilates class and ate better ... for a while. I stuck with Pilates, but slowly slipped back into bad eating habits. Besides Pilates, I didn't really exercise. I went for walks, but when I began...

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"Life is complicated, messy and unpredictable, but we have to look for
the beauty in the disarray that is life." - Katie Gallo
Follow one woman's journey through the struggles and successes in life with bipolar disorder and anxiety.

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