Fueled by Passion

Gina Butz expectations, parenting 0 Comments

“Just one more time, mommy.” When our daughter was seven, she caught the soccer bug. She determined that she was going to be a professional soccer player when she grew up. I asked her what she was going to do when she was done playing professionally. “I’m going to keep playing soccer.” “But how will you make money?” “People will …

Oh well

Gina Butz 31 Days of Victory 0 Comments

This day started out well. We dropped the kids off at the carpool meeting point and drove to the office where I was able to spend a morning writing. I left for errands around 12:30, and that’s when it all went south. In addition to being a do-er, I am a big fan of efficiency as well. I strategize my …

Choosing My Attitude

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Day 2 could have gone the way of the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. I only managed to fall asleep at 2 am with the help of Z Quil (which, by the way, is really just Benadryl) which made me wake up at 6:55 feeling like I was walking through molasses. Being the introvert I am, I truly …

Call It Victory

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I am injury prone when it comes to exercise. Last year I got tendinitis in my wrist from push ups. Before that, it was sore heels from running. (I was told I have not been blessed with enough fatty tissue in my heels to run properly. I suggested a transfer from elsewhere in my body, but apparently it doesn’t work …