Detour · love · Struggle

Just Need One Good One.

“You’re giving me a million reasons to let you go You’re giving me a million reasons to quit the show You’re givin’ me a million reasons Give me a million reasons Givin’ me a million reasons About a million reasons…” So. The Super Bowl was last Sunday, and this Sunday was the Grammy Awards. And… Continue reading Just Need One Good One.

Guest-Blog · Struggle

Sh*t Happens 

FOREWORD Figuratively…and well, literally.  I know, I know…It’s bananas.  (B-A-NAN-A-S)  Sometimes it hits the fan and it can get pretty deep… Some days we just feel like it and some days we gotta get it together. Everyone deals with it…Some more so than others. Today I introduce a friend of a friend who is now… Continue reading Sh*t Happens 

Holiday · Struggle

Don’t Stop Believin’

“Workin’ hard to get my fill Everybody wants a thrill Payin’ anything to roll the dice Just one more time Some will win Some will lose Some were born to sing the blues Oh, the movie never ends It goes on and on, and on, and on…” Last Saturday, I was taking in what was… Continue reading Don’t Stop Believin’

ERIN EDITionS · Guest-Blog · Holiday · Struggle

Buck Tradition: An Erin Edition

 Thanksgiving has come and gone.  I did not eat turkey.   The ‘Elf on the Shelf‘ did not arrive.   But by the grace of God,  I survived it. This holiday season will be my third to experience as a single mother. I really thought I would “have it together” by now and that the awkward,… Continue reading Buck Tradition: An Erin Edition

Detour · Food · Struggle

I’m Beautiful, Dammit! 

“That’s it, baby, when you got it, flaunt it, flaunt it!”   Well, flaunting it is easier said than done, when you don’t think you got it in the first place.   Yes. Self-hatred, depression, anxiety, and compulsive behavior all go hand-in-hand with an eating disorder (see post Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice). And… Continue reading I’m Beautiful, Dammit! 

Detour · Food · Struggle

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice…

And so the perfect little girl was made.   If we truly are what we eat (as they say), these days perfect “little” girls are made of coconut milk, stevia, and any food deemed “healthy” that typically only comes from the outer aisles of the grocery store. As we gear up for the mother load… Continue reading Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice…