Perspective + Stories + ExperienceThese stories and experiences are my own and mine alone. The opinions and truths stated do not reflect any company that employs me for my skills. I hope my thoughts and ideas inspire more people to come up with their own individual thoughts and share them too. Truth wins and there's a freeing feeling when you can create your own voice to inspire laughs, joy and internal discovery.

Heather

Stuck in a Rut With an Unsightly Gut

In my third year battle to lose the exact same 20 pounds, I’ve been digging deep into myself to figure out why I don’t break through and get it off of me. I exercise more now than I have in years and am getting quite proud of myself. I know it’s not my output that the problem. It’s my input. But Why? What is that trigger in my brain that puts my willpower on auto pilot? I really like the taste of so many fruits and vegetables and even think I could quite possibly survive as a vegetarian (maybe). So why do I eat all the bad stuff? Why can’t I have just “a” beer? Why do I see a…
Heather
April 10, 2018
Heather

Aging Happens

Relocating to Ohio and finding myself only 2.5 hours from my original childhood area has been an enlightening experience. I’ve spent the past 20 years driving 13 hours to get there maybe (maybe) once a year and trying to cram all grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and their homes into 4-5 days. Living closer has opened that up infinitely. I’ve already been home more times in the past year than in the last decade. I gain longer sits on the porch. Longer conversations. I’ve even re-familiarized myself to many roads and use the GPS less and less. I get to start looking up old friends because I have more time there. I recall more memories and reflect on them. My Dad…
Heather
April 10, 2018
Food for thoughtHeather

Frickin’ Fracking

Last Sunday I was with Mark, the boys and my brother, Adam, hitting the road after a great weekend trip to West Virginia. The guys had a night in Pittsburgh, PA for our cousin’s bachelor party. I had helped with a bridal shower for his betrothed and the boys tagged along with me and camped out at my Dads for the night. All in all, a nice adventure. Having Adam fly in from Nashville to be a part of it was icing on the cake. (Bree! Ahhh move here please! Sorry, no pressure. Lol) When my son Landon insisted our lunch for the ride home not consist of food in a bag – he’s really starting to be aware of…
Heather
April 10, 2018