Day Eighteen: Two Truths and a Lie
I was in sessions for my last day of the conference from 8:30-4, then traveling to Chicago until after 9. I spent some time visiting with my parents, and by the time I went to bed I had not had a single bloggy thought! I don't know how, but I'll... Read more
Day Seventeen: Word of the Year
A few years ago I discovered Shrink Sessions, which incorporates movement and mantras. The facebook community is amazing, and one of the first things we were challenged to do was to come up with a single word to focus on for the whole year. In t... Read more
Day Sixteen: Gluten Free Living
So I have known that I was sensitive to gluten for a few years, and I was really good at avoiding gluten when I first found out. Then I got a little lazy. Then I just didn't even try. Then I started to have stomach aches every single day. Then I... Read more
Day Fifteen: Yes I need to double up, but...so....tired....
So today was a mixture of lazy, crazy, and grazie! It was still raining this morning, and I had groceries from yesterday, so I just ate breakfast and read in bed for hours this morning. It was delicious in every single way! The sun finally came ... Read more
Day Fourteen: Yeah yeah I messed it up again!
I had really good intentions of getting all of my laundry done early and having a seriously relaxed/prepared packing experience for the first time...ever. Didn't happen. I know, shocking news!
Thursday my hubby had some trouble with his co... Read more
Day Thirteen: What needs to go?
Another long day! I have a lot on my plate right now, and I leave for a conference on Saturday morning, so I have been a bit stressed! I hit the dear in headlights level of stress a while ago, so I think that this prompt is timely!
Day Thi... Read more
Day Twelve: I'll see your three words and raise you...
It's Tuesday and it already feels like a long week. I stole a picture from a college friend on facebook that said just that, and then I went one step further to let Facebook land know how I'm feeling via a pie chart. Take it away pie chart:
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Day Eleven: What's Buggin' You?
Sundays are technically not part of Lent, so I took a break yesterday! It's a single entry day!
Day Eleven: Did you feel irritated today? Why?
Ugh, yes. I felt a smidge of panic, and a bunch of frustration today.We are in the process o... Read more
Day Nine & Ten: Trend Alert
Maybe I need to just admit that I am better at doubling up? Nah, I will keep trying! I believe that I will continue to improve now that the Olympics are coming to a close. One of the biggest obstacles I've had so far has been how TIRED I am. I'm... Read more
Day Seven & Eight: Yup, another double day!
I just want to start out saying that I made a conscious decision yesterday to not blog. I have been extremely stressed out and tired, and the fact that I've been staying up late watching the Olympics has not helped! I had an extremely long and t... Read more
Day Five & Six: Maybe this time?
I have to say that it is so true that it takes some time before new activities become habits! 21 Days I do believe! Well...I'm on day 5/6 so I guess I'll cut myself some slack for not remembering that I have an extra task now! I'll get it! And o... Read more
Day Four: Already Behind? Oy!
I had such an amazing day yesterday, that I absolutely went in to chill out mode and totally forgot to blog! The majority of the day I was attending "The Trio" that a local massage therapist hosts once a month. This month the three stations incl... Read more
Day Three: That DOES Impress Me!
Today's blog entry is: Name five ways to win your heart.
Maybe I'm overthinking this, but I did some prep work before I started this blog today. I've noticed over the years that my love language has changed as I've gotten older. I wonder i... Read more
Blog Day Two: Where's Home?
Today's prompt is: Write about the place you call home.
I was born in New Jersey, raised in the suburbs in Illinois, went to college on the banks of the Mississippi, taught in China, moved to Chicago proper, and eight years ago I fell in lo... Read more
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40 Days of Blogging
It's been a long time since I've blogged! I had started one detailing all of the things that had happened in the years since I last actively blogged, which I may post later in this challenge. I've decided that I would like to work on trying my h... Read more