Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Tolerance is the perfect word that defines 2015 if I had to choose only one word. Tolerance says tons. However, what it doesn't say is approve. Tolerance says, I may not agree or understand you and your perception of life, liberty, or justice BUT; it is your reality and if it is your reality there are others that face the same reality and I accept that we live on this planet together. Living together on this planet means we must co-exist and be respectful each other as living, breathing beings. It does not mean pushing or forcing views on each other. Good day, and happy tolerating! 

Monday, October 26, 2015

Why not me?

Before looking around at others and asking the question, " Why them?" Look at yourself in the mirror and ask, "Why not me?"
Do you actually have what it takes? Really think about this question. It's not to diminish your self esteem, but it's to make you think. You may be lacking something! 
It goes back to the old saying, " Sweep around your own front door before you go to sweep someone else's", or "Taste your words before you spit them out", or biblically put; "Take the plank out of your own eye before you attempt to remove the speck from your brother's."
Everything that glitters isn't gold and perhaps you have a few things from the list of "ain't gots" that you should be working in. You may assume you're highly qualified and find out the person you're comparing yourself to is overly-qualified. You may disregard them or count them out of your league but just remember FAVOR ain't fair. 
Think on these things...before you get your feelings hurt comparing yourself to others.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Do you know what gluten means?! 

At a workshop this morning we discussed science illiteracy. Many people in the world aren't actually knowledgable about topics and, in fact, even stances or decisions they make. Many people believe everything they Google, find on the Internet or see on a billboard. Some people only give credibility to a friend, fit fan member, or another person they run marathons with. 
The trainer gave several examples of scientific information people aren't literate or knowledgeable about but make vast opinions and assumptions on: vaccinations, eating foods with unknown named ingredients, etc.
Gluten-free me laugh! Gluten is mixture of two proteins found in grains and wheat. It is harmful to those people that have celiac disease only. 
If your objective is to cut down on carbs...great! If it is to cut back on gluten...why? The above YouTube was hilarious! And the following meme's are even better! 
Mind you- water and lettuce do NOT contain wheat or grains but over 30% of people "maintain" a gluten-free diet and pay top dollar (an exuberant amount) to have gluten-free (non-containing) foods and drinks! 
Someone is a marketing genius and getting rich off science illiteracy! Pay attention. If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it enough, as quoted by Albert Einstein. 

Here, lettuce does NOT contain lactose anyway (side-eye)...this is laughable to me. #literacy 

Enjoy this gluten-free post (smiles)
Thanks Lisa F. for the funnies today during our training.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

When You Don't Have the Words...

“Troubles or grief do not last always, for with our friends and family, and our very own personal beliefs of hope; we are certain to find strength through hard times and moments.  Even when it feels as if there’s a storm cloud over our heads, the thunder’s too loud, and all the earth beneath us shakes…the sun ALWAYS shines again.”
~SoKhrystian (Twitter)

When you just don't have the words...I'll write them for you! I did this for a coworker whom had a grieving friend. My coworker didn't have the words and wanted to send a card to encourage the friend.