Beard for Hire

Beard for Hire

Truth be told, my intentions in helping the homeless woman and her child weren’t completely altruistic: I hoped my good deed might bring me some good luck – specifically, some big Uber tips. So last Saturday when my soon-to-be ex-in-laws called…

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House of Mirrors: A Personal Journey of Self

House of Mirrors: A Personal Journey of Self

I’ve always had a specific need for my home to be clean and neat. I’ve always searched for a sense of order amongst my things. I’ve come to realize I find order only through the mess of things. Calm and certainty…

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FC Low Carb Challenge: Week 5 – I Want Candy!

FC Low Carb Challenge: Week 5 – I Want Candy!

These last few weeks we have been doing a lot of talking about what’s right and what’s wrong to eat while low carbing. This week I want to talk about … Candy! Yes, I said candy. Once you get through the…

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I Want It. I Need It. I Have to Have It.

I Want It. I Need It. I Have to Have It.

Love songs filter through the radio. Wants and needs and desires and lusts tugging at my heart, my soul, my loins. In the darkness of the movie theater, I watch as forbidden lovers tear each other apart with their eyes. They…

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Did You Know the Secret to Great Skin is Reducing Your Stress?

Did You Know the Secret to Great Skin is Reducing Your Stress?

Nurturing your inner peace will directly increase not only your success but your happiness. Let me guess… your home and job take up a lot of time. You are busy. So when we add to this other ventures such as second careers, kids, maintaining…

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Low Carb Challenge: Week 4 – Screwing Up

Low Carb Challenge: Week 4 – Screwing Up

This week we have been learning about making it or breaking it. I know, I keep saying this, but I can’t stress it enough … Low Carb is a lifestyle, not a diet. If you’re on a diet and screw up, you…

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Homeless Haven

Homeless Haven

Last Saturday, my three kids all slept over at a friend’s house, which gave me a rare opportunity to drive on a Saturday night — primetime for Uber surge fares. Driving through the liveliest areas of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills,…

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5 Simple Steps to a Positive Body Image

5 Simple Steps to a Positive Body Image

My wrists are sore (from push-ups), my hips are tight (from lunges) and my right tricep aches (from tricep dips) AND I feel I must exercise. Why? Even at the ripe ol’ age of 45, I am still obsessed with my…

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