While I don’t know about you, I’ve learned that starting something new comes with its share of challenges. My January Rest is no different. And, each year presents a different set of unique circumstances in which to attempt The Rest.
I am a late comer, but I discovered something delish a few months back. My daughter and fell in love with The Great British Baking Show. As egg whites were beaten and folded in, we had fun watching the competition unfold.
I love dates! And, I not talking about the fruit. Dates, romantic or social, are what I’m talking about! Simply … More
Welcome to My January Rest’s Wrap-up! This January flew by, but my girl was happy to see it go: she … More
The draw to shop can be so strong and the autopilot thoughts are rampant when I started MJR. They are less so three weeks into MJR. That is a one of the main points of MJR; to break the automatic responses to what I want.
A few days into the sugar-free adventure, I did not find great joy. When karate-chopping the burnt edges off my food in anger, I figured the episode was induced by sugar withdrawal. My poor husband stood there, quietly watching me from a distance. I suspect he contemplated making a run for it, but it was only a pizza cutter: the risk was minimal. Not pretty. Not pretty at all.
When winter hits and the year-end holidays retreat like a tide gone back out to sea, I am left wanting to rest. Rest; the kind that changes weary into wonderful.
Really? Truly, I cannot believe it has been nearly a month since I began My January Rest. One more day. … More
We had a slow meal and a long, heartfelt talk. This is part of what MJR is designed for—rest for my soul.
Apples always seem like a good idea when I buy them, but somehow they sit instead of being eaten. What I know from experience is that the longer I stay off sugar and the longer I stay off processed food, the more tasty the apples become. It is a type of food magic.
Are you weary and in need of rest? You might need rest if: you have more ideas than umph you … More
This will be short and sweet because it is late already…how does that happen! I’ve been keeping my list of … More
Since I was diagnosed with osteoporosis last month, lots of bone-jarring, pounding the pavement is in my daily forecast regardless of the weather forecast.
A single month can seem like an eternity at times. That is why each new year requires careful consideration as … More
So long Starbucks…at least for the month of January. Truly, parting is such sweet sorrow. I wasn’t a huge fan … More