A Different Way

In the South, whenever we get together you can bet food’s involved. Whether it’s meeting colleagues after work, social functions, or a night out on the town, any time a handful of friends meet, food is at the center of the affair. For someone who swore off sugar and processed carbs three years ago, it can be daunting. Not because … Read More

Just Write the D*mn Story!

Writing is a process, one that is multi-faceted and complex. Some writers love the beginning stages of creating a story. They have a million ideas that never make it to the page. Others love getting that first draft down, writing like they’ll be shot at dawn if they don’t get the thing on paper. Others love to revise, layer, create … Read More

Chimis With A Twist

If you’ve read anything on this blog this past year, you’ve probably run across a BGDIR article or two. It’s no secret that I’m half the size I used to be, thanks to Jack and Jasinda Wilder. ūüôā I don’t plan on ever going back to the sugar/processed carb insanity that held me prisoner for years, but I will admit … Read More

Let Them Eat Cake

All right, all right. I know there’s a brownie in the featured image instead of a piece of cake. But I happen to love brownies more than cake, and who says “let them eat brownies?” My point is I’ve been sugar-free for a year, and I’m still eating cake … and brownies, as the case may be. It’s one of … Read More

Wilder Women Do, And They Don’t Regret It

It doesn’t seem possible that it’s already been a year since I first picked up Jasinda¬†Wilder’s book¬†Big Girls Do It Running.¬†¬†If you don’t already have a copy, I strongly suggest you one-click that sucker. Not only am I over ninety pounds down, but all my blood counts are also within normal range, and I feel better than I have in … Read More