Down Syndrome and Gullibility

A couple of weeks ago, Seth spent some time with his Nana and had the opportunity to go 'work' with her. He helped clean, carry things, and talked to customers. The managers of the store thought he did such a fantastic job that they 'paid' him with a gift card usable at a local grocery... Continue Reading →

I Didn’t See That Coming…

I've noticed this amazing thing happening the last few weeks. Before I go into it, I need to be perfectly honest with you. I haven't been making the very best food choices lately. Last week, my first week of  'no Whole30 training wheels', a lot of ice cream was consumed. I really struggled with the... Continue Reading →

Views from French Windows

I've wiled away many hours this week working on my portfolio for the study abroad trip to France. It already feels like it happened much longer ago than it did. My stretched-too-thin brain balks at the idea that it really was just earlier this month! One of the things that I've had to do a... Continue Reading →

Just a Rainy Thursday

It's rainy and overcast around here today. I put on a bright pink top in hopes of feeling more cheerful than the dreary weather invites. I then drove to a neighboring town this morning to have a meeting over coffee about a research paper I'm starting this summer. I enjoyed the coffee shop, the coffee,... Continue Reading →

A step towards Self Acceptance

I decided to call an audible on starting Whole30 yesterday. Now, don't freak out,  I'm not giving up on it but it occurred to me as I was looking over my calendar that I can't actually complete my 30 days. I'll be leaving for camp on Day 26 which causes two problems. First, I have... Continue Reading →

Back on Track with Whole30

I start my post-France Whole30 today. In all honesty, I've eaten worse since I got home then I ever did in France. In doing so, I've noticed two changes in the way my body normally reacts to unhealthy food. First, the gut issues aren't nearly as bad. Even when I did suffer through some of... Continue Reading →

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