There is not enough love in the world for this blog post. If I could make this a t-shirt, I would: "Healthy eating and exercise to live long and have a powerful body actually have nothing to do with appearance. They may, coincidentally, have an effect on my appearance, such as weight loss or gaining … Continue reading Dear Media…
I like to eat!
I mean, there's no big secret in that. I like food and every time I try to cut certain foods out of my repertoire, it just leads to obsession, pain and ultimately abandonment of the banishment, which circles into self-loathing, recrimination and a host of other bad things. Strictly counting calories does the same thing. … Continue reading I like to eat!
I've pledged to walk my first half marathon. I pledged it to myself because when I have attempted this kind of training in the past, I've quickly gotten sore - too sore to run, and I give up. I pledged it because I'm more likely to do this if it isn't incredibly painful. And I … Continue reading Insidious
Check out this very cool survey at http://www.viasurvey.org - based on positive psychology. My top 10 strengths were as follows: Your Top Strength: Creativity, ingenuity, and originality Thinking of new ways to do things is a crucial part of who you are. You are never content with doing something the conventional way if a better … Continue reading Signature Strengths
I've been reading a lot about how society, generally in the guise of family and friends, tells grieving parents to "get over it." I have really not found this to be the case (aren't you guys awesome?). However, I feel a desire to think about something else, to not feel this hazy, half-assed depression hanging … Continue reading Interactive
The St. Louis Epiphany
I keep saying I'm going to write about this move thing, and it keeps getting pushed back. I do have some legitimate reasons, mostly pertaining to Jasmine being in the hospital in St. Louis with Jeff, while I'm here in Bloomington with Nina and Gabrielle. That Jeff and Jasmine are again in St. Louis while … Continue reading The St. Louis Epiphany