Secrets, Shame, and SHINE

We are only as sick as our secrets. I share a lot.  I realize my way of processing and moving through difficult situations and experiences is not everyone’s cuppa.  That is so cool.  Don’t read my stuff, unfollow, block.  My journey is my own, just as yours is yours. Over the past year, there has […]

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Pointing Fingers and WHY.

Direct text messages I received yesterday (all from one person, and most received no response from me, but the texts kept coming nonetheless!): The term monkey with a machine gun seems about right I don’t need examples of how bad you are with men, I know already Big mouth, your family agrees all your […]

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Well, that was a bust.

Start THREE.  I’ve started this stupid post three times.  Skip the sizzle, get to the bacon:  I still suck at men.  I’ve had two significant encounters with members of the opposite sex over the past few weeks.  Neither brought joy.  WHY am I sharing this?  These encounters cause me some discomfort and distress, and I […]

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What have we learned so far?

I was fat.  I was depressed. I was anxious.  I was sleeping 12-16 hours a day, and I was still exhausted.  I was crabby.  I was drunk.  My brain was foggy.  I was making bad choices. Then, things started to change.  I got me some knowledge, took some action, and things changed.  Amazing how that […]

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Cai, Tony Robbins, and derping.

Have you done your Tony Robbins gratitude exercise yet?  The blog has covered step one: What is one thing you are enormously proud of.  I get two. And step two:  Remember and feel your “magic or sacred” moment.  Cliff notes, mine was some pretty heavy duty divine intervention letting me know that I was supposed […]

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