Here we are, it’s the evening and I’m freshly exfoliated and lotioned. The only thing missing is a chilled glass of chardonnay and some snacks. While I’m awaiting President Biden to make his speech, I wanted to take a moment and share my experience with getting the COVID Vaccine.Continue reading “Shot in the Dark”
With the change in seasons (or so the calendar says), we are reminded, sometimes painfully, that change will happen whether we are ready or not. One day it’s hot enough for sandals and the next we need to dig out our winter boots and jackets because the weather decided to snow. It’s annoying but we push forward complaining the whole way. It’s just a byproduct of being human. The same rules apply when things shift in our lives whether professionally or personally. Our once routine approach is either stopped or being twisted into something new for better or for worse. The anxiety and uncertainty lingers and we often wonder whether that next step we hope to take is leaving us on a solid foundation or are we doomed to repeat past mistakes again like some weird version of Dante’s Inferno.
We just passed Halloween and now have bags of candy tempting us by saying it’s okay to eat 1 or 10 pieces for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner. Without missing a beat, I’ve seen close to 20 (so far) images with workout guides and the horrors of gaining weight over the last two months of the year. The incentive is to lose your holiday weight now and not wait (weight lol) until the New Year to declare your new super awesome fitness goals. I think it’s a bit presumptuous of anyone to start shoving protein shakes or whatever weight loss thing down anyone’s throat or assume we are all planning to go into a food coma by sitting at the dining table shoveling mashed potatoes in our mouths in a last ditch effort to have one more bite in the name of Thanksgiving or other holiday meals.
I hope you all had a wonderful Friday night. Whether you relaxed at home after a long week, or ventured out with friends and loved ones to dance the night away, I hope it helped you recharge. I had the pleasure of attending a friend’s dinner party with a fun Halloween theme. The food was fantastic as was the company. I was finally able to wear a Boohoo dress I purchased. It’s black and white with long sleeves. It was perfect for last night since it was so cool out in my neck of the woods. I paired it with my black Jessica Simpson stilettos and statement jewelry worked out well.