Old Epiphanies and New Affirmations

There have been people in my life that I thought would always be here. Some have gone. Some are here, but in a different role. Some have proven to be more important in teaching me about myself than I ever thought they would. Some walked off the stage in pivotal scenes.

It’s all okay.

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Mid-Winter Observations

I had a dentist appointment last night. I knew it was coming, but I had been having a hard time reconciling the fact that it had been six months since my last cleaning. Where did that time go? Things are very different now than they were in August when I sat down in my hygienist’s […]

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Hanging In

I’ve been blogging in some form for the past fifteen years. With that long of a history, I realize that I’ve been following some other bloggers for a very long time. I don’t frequent a feed reader anymore, so sometimes months will go by and I’ll think, “Gee, what is [that blogger] up to these […]

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Facing Fear

Often I think that I act out of fear in every step I take. Fear of rejection has shaped the person I am today, starting with my biological father (aka the Sperm Donor) and moving on through my classmates at school, my unrequited crushes, and even in sharing my opinions for fear of being shunned. […]

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Weight, Health, Mindset

I am so tired of “the battle of the bulge.” I am tired of “getting back on the wagon” and resolving to eat better, to walk more, to banish fried potatoes from my life. I am tired of “vegan” being equated with a myriad of things it’s not: a diet, something for health nuts, an […]

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