Gut 2019

Five behaviors that heal and create a healthy  gut:  Eating a large variety of fruits and vegetable, consume few to no animal products Exercise (this was very ambiguous, I will do further research about what constitutes the most effective exercise for gut health) Reduce stress Avoid antibiotics Consume pre and probiotics (this is highly optional, especially […]

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Back in the Saddle

The week my mom passed, I was introduced to the Blue Zones.  Life changed. Three years later, new job, new home, two new and then painfully failed relationships later; life continues to change. I find myself feeling more aches and pains, feeling the 20 pounds I’ve gained, and missing the vibrant feeling I had when […]

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Important

In The Secret Life of Bees, the main character’s house is Carribean Pink, even though, we come to discover, her favorite color is blue.  August chose to paint her home this color because her younger sister, May, lit up with delight upon discovering the cheerful hue at the paint store.  May struggles with the weight […]

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Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, my yoga studio had a special yoga/reiki/sound bath experience.  Now, I love this sort of shit, but also realize it is not everyone’s cuppa.  You do you, boo. My takeaways: The bliss of a two-hour session offering extended restorative yoga asanas, savasana, and Reiki therapy;  along with indescribable gongs, drums, […]

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LET IT GO

Sometimes, I hold so tightly to ideas, things, people, relationships, behaviors, and any number of worldly things, my clenched fists of control ache. For example, I have spent a good 11 years buried under the idea of finding lasting romantic love.  Maybe, that just isn’t in the cards.  Maybe, the universe has other plans. Other […]

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Anger. Fear. Tomato

I was angry.  I thought I was angry. Maybe, I’m scared.  I find that when I think I’m angry, I am actually scared. Scared that: I’ll never be enough. I deserve exactly what I’ve gotten for the past 48 years. I will always be a disappointment. I will always choose poorly. I will always love […]

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