Cut Your Losses

My Total Truths: #2 Cut Your Losses

# 2 Cut Your Losses “In the clearing stands a boxer, And a fighter by his trade And he carries the reminders Of ev’ry glove that laid him down Or cut him til he cried out In his anger and his shame ‘I am leaving, I am leaving’ But the fighter still remains.”                                           – Simon & Garfunkel    ...

Create A New Life

My Total Truths: #1 Create a New Life

# 1 – If you don’t like the life you’re living, create a new one. I watched “Bridesmaids” the other night for the first time – I know I am super late – and while I loved the main character, Annie – because c’mon, it’s Kristin Wiig – I couldn’t help but feel sorry and annoyed at how little control her character had over her own life. She was a “victim” and didn’t want to accept that she was the problem,...

First Borns

My Total Truths: #5 When Dogs Become the First Borns

My Total Truths: a series based a list of things that I know to be true and have served as mini life lessons in my experience.    # 5 – Dogs Make Good Pets but Even Better Children. When I got pregnant everyone kept telling me that the dogs would become less important because now I would have a real baby that would need taking care of. They would look at poor Jersey and tell him as he was getting picked up in my...