Embarking on a New Blog

To all my readers, thank you for being a part of my experience of being "lost in the jungle". Now that I have been able to re-focus and embark on the next step of my journey, I have started a new blog: Sidney's Self-Discovery. I hope you will join me there. If not, thank you … Continue reading Embarking on a New Blog


Weddings and Friendships

Today I am attending a friend's wedding. I am sad to say that it's only the fourth wedding I have been invited to as an adult outside of family weddings. However, that's a whole other subject. Today, I am thinking about the time I was invited to two weddings on the same day. How does … Continue reading Weddings and Friendships

Hot Chick Syndrome

In my life I have noticed that a lot of women buy into the concept of Hot Chick Syndrome. What is Hot Chick Syndrome, you ask? It is the phenomenon of thinking hot women are better people than the rest of us. In terms of the women that buy into this concept, I have noticed … Continue reading Hot Chick Syndrome

Streamlining Life Strategy

I have come up with the life strategy of streamlining my life. I got this idea from a podcast where the subject had become a minimalist. I do not want to become a minimalist, but the concept made perfect sense to me. I have done streamlining before in smaller areas of my life, but I … Continue reading Streamlining Life Strategy


Another thing I had a chance to think about when I was on vacation was being fat. Going a resort pool is always a challenge for me. On one end, I don't want to miss out on playing with my son and enjoying the pool. On the other end, my body would not be considered … Continue reading Liberated

Travelling Takes Work…but it pays off!

As you may remember from my last blog entry, we were off to see the dermatologist about my son then hopefully off on our vacation. Of course the big question was: should we cancel our vacation or push-on? The doctor at the children's ¬†hospital had diagnosed my son with¬†erythema multiforme which is a skin condition … Continue reading Travelling Takes Work…but it pays off!

Laying the Groundwork

This week I have laying the foundation for progressing on my weight loss goal. I feel it is good to address any outlying medical issue that could pose a problem. First, I saw a podiatrist to have my feet checked. I have been having excruciating foot pain since I returned to work. I was diagnosed … Continue reading Laying the Groundwork