The destination is not as important as the journey

The destination is not as important as the journey

“We’ll get there when we get there!” is one of my favorite quotes from “The Incredibles” movie. But when it comes to my weight loss journey, sometimes I’d just like to GET THERE to Goal Weight, you know? Lately, however, I’ve realized that what’s happening along the path to that Magic Number is just as important as that Goal.

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Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are

As a kid, I was an avid reader who learned many life lessons from book friends like Fern Arable and Scout Finch. They often brought me comfort and hope, and I wondered if I could provide the same to a struggling young audience myself.

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Not going to panic

Not going to panic

The Smith Family is full Incredibles get-up at WDW's Not So Scary Halloween 2013From the first time I saw it,  I loved the movie The Incredibles. With an older daughter and two sons, our family lines up as the characters do and we’ve always enjoyed identifying with...

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Happy Sparkle-versary!

Happy Sparkle-versary!

Pre and post Sparkle! Last month I celebrated the one year anniversary of signing up with my health coach, Jacynta Harb. I joined as her client in February 2019 because I was tired of how I felt about myself physically. While I’d always thought of myself as “strong,”...

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About Emily

As a kid, I was pretty sure I’d have one of those lives where everything turned out exactly as I’d planned and I’d be confident in all my doings. Here I am mid-forty-ish, and I realize I’m not really even sure what I want to be when I grow up. But I’m working on it. These are my musings about what I consider the most important aspects to the fine art of figuring it all out.