10 Tips To Deal With Sugar Addiction (After Getting Sober)

I am compelled to write this post because of the many requests I get from people asking the question, “Why am I bingeing on sugar now that I quit drinking?” I have broken this post into two parts. Because I wrote too much and it was getting too long. ūüôā Even if you aren’t in…

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He LIED To Me

On the night my nephew was born, I had tickets to the theatre. I had been looking forward to the performance for months, and I asked a guy I had recently started dating, to go with me. My brother and sister-in-law had to get a babysitter for my 3-year old niece because they were at…

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Being BROKE (And also…Cookies!)

When we don’t have the money to buy something, there is, truly, only one RIGHT choice to make. We¬†do not buy that thing. But what about the times when we¬†do buy that thing? Even when we¬†don’t have the money? The truth is, we may tell ourselves we own it, but it is not ours. Not…

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Taking Our Power Back

Yesterday, class started for those enrolled in The 6 Week Sugar Freedom eCourse and I couldn’t be more excited to help people begin to create a lifestyle they LOVE. If you were on the fence and have decided that you DO want to join us, it’s not too late! Head over and register so that…

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DO NOT Buy My Course!

This week, registration opened for my brand new online course called The 6 Week Sugar Freedom eCourse. I am thrilled to have birthed my second “child” into the world (my firstborn was my book!) and, much in the same way I asked you NOT to buy my book, I ¬†am asking you NOT to buy…

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My SECRET to Staying Sober

I was talking to someone recently about my recovery journey. At one point, I told them that when I first got sober, over 14 years ago, I would chug back non-alcoholic beer every¬†evening. I drank those beers the way I drank my beloved Corona. Out of the bottle. With a lime. Fast. They said my…

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The Shame In Being Human

“I am ashamed”. I held her hand and looked deep into her eyes and told her she had no reason to feel ashamed. In this moment, we felt the grace of humanity wash over us. We were there for her in a time of need. She was there for us to remind us of what…

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Let’s Play! Inspiration For a Way “Funner” Holiday Season

When I was a drinker, I never played games. I was far too sophisticated to do something so childish as to play games with my friends. Oh, except beer pong… And Century Club…but, I digress. The truth is, the idea of spending “quality time” with friends playing a board game or having a snow ball…

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Victory Tastes…SWEET!

Yesterday was Day 28 for the group of us who completed The 28 Day Kick Ass Challenge, where we each made ONE “Diet Fix” and we added in ONE exercise every day for 28 days. We DID IT!!! I wanted to share a bit about what I learned in those 28 days. Week 1: We…

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Be The BEST Gift Giver! (Over 25 Holiday Gift Ideas)

I am “one of those”. One of those people who shops in September and October with just a few finishing touches to be done in November so that I can avoid the stress, expense and chaos of shopping in December. I assume not everyone is like me, and in fact, I never used to do…

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