I must have hit the snooze button three times this morning. I don’t remember any of them (sorry, Josh). As I boiled water for the coffee, I spent ten minutes in meditation. I use the app Headspace, which has all sorts of guided meditations, including series focusing on a topic or theme. I’m in the… Continue reading Tuesday Morning Coffee Blog: Accepting
For as many women posted something with the hashtag #metoo, and for those who didn’t, there are as many emotions and opinions about the effort and what it means. I realize that many men can also share a #metoo story, but I’m not a man and this is about my reactions as a woman. So,… Continue reading #MeToo… And
An unedited transcript of today’s journal entry.
I opened a document and then started inspecting my nails. I’ve never had great fingernails. I bit them as a kid… and as an adult. I no longer chew them down to the nubs. But I catch myself biting them when I’m nervous, when I’m bored, when I’m both. Or even if I don’t take… Continue reading Nail-biter
After a lot of sleep and an unscheduled day, I’m feeling more like myself. It occurred to me on my easy run today that my engrained tendency to just grit my teeth and bear it (regardless of what “it” is) extends to my reluctance to shape my days in a way that will be best… Continue reading Saturday night’s all right
I stayed home sick today. I hate feeling bad enough to not go about my normal day but then also bad about myself for being lazy all day. But tommorow’s a new day.
Blank screen. Blank mind. After an afternoon in the sun with champagne, followed by a late-afternoon nap, it was all I could do to boil water for the quinoa that will go into my lunch for this week. Thankfully, J cooked dinner and is doing all the hard work of deciding what we’re watching on… Continue reading Sunday Funday