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The Guilt of a Failed Day
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      10 comments

We all know the kind of day I'm talking about. You prepare yourself mentally the night before. You get in bed at a decent time and set your alarm, planning to hit the gym, eat a healthy breakfast, pack a nice lunch, and then conquer the day. ... Read more
Mermaid Toes....
Monday, September 30, 2019      3 comments

Every year I receive a gift card from either my husband or my parents for me to go get a spa manicure and pedicure. I absolutely LOVE having it done, but would never pay for it myself. Even though it's great self-care, it has always seemed like ... Read more
Is it really worth it?
Monday, September 23, 2019      2 comments

First things first, for those that don't know me. I work as a hospice chaplain. I spend my days sitting with patients and families in their homes or nursing homes, attempting to help normalize the dying process. I give them a safe, neutral space... Read more
The Scan Doesn't Lie
Saturday, September 21, 2019      1 comments

There is something scary about seeing your body as a gray, featureless blob. I had this scan done at the gym back in January this year. The truly fr... Read more
Going deep today...
Saturday, September 21, 2019      0 comments

Every so often my husband and I get to engage in one of our favorite activities, SCUBA diving. After a stressful week, I am so looking forward to a little underwater time today. It's only a shallow lake dive (I'd rather be in the ocean), but it'... Read more
Habitica
Thursday, September 19, 2019      1 comments

When I have a project looming over my head or really need someone to light a fire under my butt, I have certain resources that I turn to for help. My two favorites are SparkPeople and Habitica. I love games and the idea of "earning" rewards for ... Read more
Baby Steps
Saturday, December 15, 2018      3 comments

Well, I still haven't made it to the gym, but put on my workout clothes the other day and spent 5 hours cleaning out the home office. This was a task I had been dreading and has been on my to-do list for a few months. By the time I finished, I f... Read more
A new beginning.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      4 comments

Been a while since I set some serious goals. I can do this!! I want to feel good about myself, my appearance, my health. I am worth the effort it takes!!... Read more

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