Exciting News!

For those of you that don't know, I'm the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The "Clinic" works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America's working poor. "What the heck does that mean?" you say. It means we work to make it possible … Continue reading Exciting News!

Stress, vanity and the election of 2016

2016 has been a particularly stressful election cycle. Civil discourse gave way to hateful rhetoric, dismissive sarcasm and finger-pointing. We are all on edge, frazzled and exhausted. My stress manifests itself in  a glorious combination of gastro-intestinal and epidermal expressions. I've been bloated for weeks. My lips are perennially cracked and my skin has been raw and dull since August. Today I woke up … Continue reading Stress, vanity and the election of 2016

Weekend Nutrition Edition

Hey-O! How's everyone's weekend going? I had a blast this morning, cheering for all the half marathoners running the United Airlines NYC Half with my Back on My Feet teammates. I made a couple of signs yesterday and they turned out to be a huge hit - with the runners and the cheerers! You can … Continue reading Weekend Nutrition Edition

Down with Negative Thinking!

Whew! Is anyone else feeling like time just needs to SLOOOOOOOW DOOOOOOOWN?  I can't believe it's already March (even though it still feels like January, brrrr). I sort of feel like I'm constantly waiting for life to slow down, but it never does.  Busy is the new normal? Let's get through the housekeeping first! We're … Continue reading Down with Negative Thinking!

A change of focus and my holiday gift guide

Would you believe it's been almost 2 months since I last posted something!?  Reading my most recent post, I would have told you that it happened two weeks ago, but time has been FLYING up in here.  I work for a theatre company, and we've had three shows running this fall which means, three times … Continue reading A change of focus and my holiday gift guide