Birthdays, and being real. Jenny celebrates 44 years.
I love the idea of celebrating my life, and allowing the people around me to celebrate too, but I find myself every year, experiencing a deep sadness at the thought. A deep shame that I am "not who I wanted to be by now" (what a crock that is). ... Read more
Thurs blog 2 - a morning drive around my area
I will just give it to you in pics...
Driving in and out and into the fog was like going from winter to spring and back again!
Thurs blog 1 - Reaching goals
A concrete goal does wonders for me.
Very Very Very Small goals does wonders for me also.
On my ticker, I only ever put the next SMALL goal in. Putting in a larger one, or the end, weight loss goal does not give me the same motivation ... Read more
Thai Red Curry Pumpkin Soup
I made this up this morning; it was so yum that I thought I better write it down before I forget it. What better place!
Perfect for a head cold! Fairly spicy hot, but not so I couldnt taste it.
1 med pumpkin, peeled, seeded and ch... Read more
Crusoe's winter Lantern Festival
Two blogs in one day - I am catching up!
But I had to share with you My experience watching 20 three and four year olds walking down the street carrying their little paper ... Read more
The Grounding Nature of a Concrete Goal...
Yep. The trick worked. Today I woke feeling far more clear and present and grounded than I have for maybe 4 months, or even more.
Phew. Now, to continue taking things a step at a time. Thanks to Lance, last night, as we were chatting about ... Read more
A concrete goal. Finally.
I have my English Cousin and her daughter comi... Read more
Shaking off the monkeys
The monkeys on my back...
You see I have these little monkey friends called self doubt and in-decision. They keep real close, and when they want to play, they play something... Read more
I am free of the car for a little while, and finding out all sorts of things about my life.
One is that now I have to factor in time to walk, bike, run, or bus to whe... Read more
just doing this to increase my mindfulness.
I needed to do it 18 months ago when I first started this particular journey, and my practice I neglected and needless to say, my ability to stay mindful decreased, resulting in well, everything that... Read more
bits and pieces
I am finally writing again. You would think that if I am studying writing, that I would be doing more blogs! Grrrrr. That's just the process of where I have been...too much in my head and not enough being HERE, with a... Read more
Time for our children: time WITH our children
Below is part of an article I have written for Barefoot - a parenting magazine here in Australia.
"The work will wait while you show the child the rainbow,
but th... Read more
We all have them...whether they are in our heads, or on the computer, or our diaries, or a scrap of paper somewhere under the pile of paperwork.
How do we feel about our to-do lists? We could be overwhelmed, or resigned, or actively procra... Read more
Crawling out of the cave
Crusoe turns 4 next week. I remember last year , at his party, just how proud I was that I had lost 22lbs - and felt so good! Now, something around 80lbs lig... Read more
where has the time gone?
Hooley dooley - has it really been that long since I have written? I am so sorry everyone. I have (obviously) been out of it.
August is never an easy month for me, and I am only now starting to see a pattern. It is my birthday month. My... Read more
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