On Transitions or “Good-bye Big Boobs!”

  When I was little I would put on my black leotard and stuff the chest of it with rolled up socks or oranges and act like I had boobs. #becarefulwhatyouwishfor I distinctly remember going to the laundromat with my mom and her good friend, Cindy, when I was 7 or 8. While they talked […]

Daily Blog Challenge: Day 12 – If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be?

I’m so sorry this post didn’t get up on time. I had every intention of getting it posted last night, but something happened… You can’t really see it, but that is where I ate shit on the tennis court last night. I went for a low ball and as I was sprinting towards it I […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 83: When the Purging Bug Hits

I feel like crap today. I tried to fight off the cold but lost. I have a headache, sore throat, and am tired. I stayed up until midnight last night to watch our recording of the Steelers game. We couldn’t watch it live because the son’s flag football team made it to the finals! #exciting!  […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; day’s 81/82: Post-vacation let down

I thought perhaps I would feel re-invigorated after vacation. That maybe the time spent totally in the present, not worrying about the dogs or laundry or dishes would allow space for inspiration to break through.  Nope.  It did let in space for a cold, though.  So, I’m taking a break. I’m in the middle of […]

Fearless Writing Challenge: Day 73 – That Time I Donated a Kidney

Have I told you about the time I donated a kidney? This might be a new bit of information for you, so let me tell you about it. #livingdonorsrock This is a photo of my sister and me: She is my half-sister in that we have the same mom. She is nearly 11 years younger […]

Days 7, 8, 9 and 10: On Appreciating My Achilles’ Heel

I ran last week. Well, I ran and walked. I alternated. But still – I ran! It felt so good! This is basically how I feel after I run about 10 meters: Of course,  I immediately feel better about myself once I am running. It’s just the way I am built – running (and by […]