The Courage of Julia

Sometimes things sit in my mind and I can’t let them go easily. Something happened the other day at karate that I just can’t seem to shake because it was extraordinary to witness.  People that only know me from the dojo must think I’m a neurotic mess – which truth be told – isn’t entirely…

What Do You Need?

I field literally hundreds of questions each week in private messages between this blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Weight is such a personal issue that most people don’t like to put all their issues with weight out to the public and I understand that completely. For years I felt like Sisyphus rolling the burden…

National Day of Donut Anxiety

June 2, 2017. Many people woke with a pep in their step and a joy in their heart. Why? National Donut Day!  June 2, 2017. Many others woke up with a pit in their stomach and anxiety rattling them to the core. Why? National Donut Day. Dunkin Donuts was giving a FREE donut for every…