My house, my fortress

A traumatizing thing happened at House McGill this week. Brody invited strangers over. Now, I guess they weren't technically strangers since they were kids that he has at least observed at school. But since they just showed up on a random Thursday afternoon with no warning whatsoever and I have never seen them before, I … Continue reading My house, my fortress


Goal weights and cookie dough

Goal weight. Ugh. And what's even more ugh is meeting said goal weight, having a lovely conversation with it and then promptly waving goodbye. Then watching it get further and further away until you find yourself with good old starting weight again. Starting weight is definitely not as much fun to be around. Nobody wants … Continue reading Goal weights and cookie dough

A Day Off

  Lately I have been living like I'm auditioning for a live-action Cathy cartoon. I'm frazzled, want all the chocolate and, yes, I have said an "ACK" here and there. (It doesn't help that I also have an extremely round face and a love of blazers. Now that I think about it, maybe I just … Continue reading A Day Off