Life Experiences

My Blog Story

You know that task that you want to get to but you know it’ll take you triple the amount of time it should take to get it done and you don’t particularly love it? Yeah, that’s the one. The one you continue to backburner. I have one of those. One of those tasks that my day job is built upon [...]

Wrong Body Type

Growing up a dancer, as a student of ballet, tap, and jazz, dancing is in my blood. So when it came to working out in my 20s I gravitated to Jazzercise. I loved it and I got the tshirt(s)! When I heard that there would be instructor auditions I thought, why not give it a try. I mean I’m there [...]

The Homecoming Mum

We moved into an upscale part of town when my mom remarried, my freshman year of high school. It was tough. No, it was down right hard moving into the school best known for its cliques and the over achieving, Louis Vuitton carrying, well provided for student population. There were the ‘in’ [...]

I Didn’t Sign Up For This

The elevator door opened and she stood right in front of me, frazzled, holding two heavy bags and a cup of coffee. I asked her how she was doing as we traded places on the elevator. Dropping her bags, keys and setting it all on the elevator floor she said, “I didn’t sign up for this”! And her [...]

Grandparents Day

We used to celebrate this day together every year. Grandparents Day. My Granny and I would have lunch and I would present her with a small token of my love in the form of a cookie jar, flowers or a homemade treat. Her name was Beverly Ann Jordan the daughter of Kay and Jim Jordan, to me she will [...]

Remembering Katrina

You remember exactly where you were when those historic events in life occur. 10 years ago I was at a fitness conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. I remember walking past the flat screen TVs in the lobby and seeing a CNN report about the level 5 hurricane named Katrina. As time ticked by, [...]

My Summer Bucket List

When was the last time you had a popsicle? How about a homemade s’more? I think it’s been a good 25 years since I had the frozen delight. Remember the days when the ice cream truck would ring the bell in the neighborhood and all the kids would rush out? The Push Ups and Bombsicles [...]