Too much

I often tell myself I want too much.  Yesterday, someone I love told me the same thing. I brought you into my home and did all of the things that you demanded. Not only do I want too much, I demand it. No one should ever be coerced in a relationship.  There should be no […]

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Do-over. (with benefits)

Who doesn’t love a new book?  Fresh pages, new plot, rich and developed characters that make you fall in love or want to scream in frustration and anger. Many very wise people find New Year’s Day to be a purely arbitrary day.  Nothing special and certainly no reason to rethink or revamp current situations.  I’m […]

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FORGIVE

While teaching/reading, “Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl, THE Definitive Edition”  (which really is the most comprehensive edition), I had a student who was not familiar with much of the context surrounding Anne’s diary. We have spent a few days reviewing WWII, the isolation and ghettoization of the Jews, the choices made by various […]

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A month of Christmas

The next 30 days are going to be my Christmas gift to me. 30 days AF (alcohol-free) 30 days WFBP  (whole-food that is plant based) 30 days of yoga 30 days of 10K steps DAILY 30 days of gratitude 30 days of schvitzing in the sauna 30 days of 8 hours sleep 30 days of […]

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Fool me once…

I wrote this for me, but I also wrote for all women who are mistreated and abused and made to feel they are to blame. We hide and cower and are told to “keep our shit quiet”. I’m not. I’m just not doing it anymore. I’mma singing and dancing and writing and shining a light […]

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Lessons, not failures.

At the risk of being repetitive, a LOT changed for me when my mother died.  I changed eating-style, lifestyle, relationship-style, and even hairstyle.  (I doubt the hair thing is connected, I’ve always done that). When mom died, I realized that I had been in a holding pattern of dating and relationships.  I dated nice enough […]

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