I want to start checking in daily, just to give myself some sense of purpose. It won't be revelatory stuff; in fact, it will most-likely be quite boring. But I need to do something to give my thoughts and energy some direction.
I haven't f... Read more
and the details fade,
but the feeling remains,
growing stronger even,
in a memory.
Memories are a funny thing, subject to the interpretation of... Read more
It's never easy, but necessary for growth. This is what I keep telling myself.
As I go through the motions of living, I just feel so strange. Things are happening fast, yet slow, and then fast again as if to catch up. I can't quite grip on... Read more
After 3 months, I feel like I'm starting to get back on the forward journey. I mean, we're always racing forward, it's inevitable. But now I feel productive again. I still breakdown, of course. I still have my little rituals and routines. I stil... Read more
My Life Broke... and now I'm picking up the pieces.
On January 10, 2014, the life that I had been building up came crashing down.
My boyfriend of almost 5 years died in an automobile accident. I lost the love of my life, my best friend, my partner, my therapist, my rock, my other half... I ... Read more
I want my MOJO back!
It's not here yet, but I'm working on it... For now, I'll take it one day at a time. I'm not looking too far ahead, or "future-tripping" as my Dad so wisely calls it.
Goals for today:
So that's what happens....
when you binge eat for 3 weeks straight. You gain 7 lbs. Have horrible acne and breakouts. Feel like crap. Low energy.
It's like I pushed the rewind button and now find myself in the unhealthy past, bordering on out of control. But I decide... Read more
Monday Routine: Return to List Making
I think I'm back to the daily task lists... I've got several school related deadlines over the next 2 weeks, so I really have to stay on track to avoid undue stress and procrastination (read: eating instead of writing this paper).
Starting... Read more
Taking Control, Part 1: Truth-telling
I have a confession. I've been a bad Sparkie. Sure, I've been saying it out loud, "This is my goal. This is what I'm going to achieve." I've been believing that it will happen.
But I haven't been doing what is necessary to MAKE it happen. ... Read more
Well, Easter weekend was a bump in the road... I overate on sugary sweets... pie, brownies, creme brulee! Not to mention ALL of the Easter candy.
It took a few days to get it all out of my system, but now I'm back on track. I'm a little of... Read more
So yesterday I decided to go for a little jog on a bike/walking trail not too far from my house. I had planned my route out in advance, from a particular parking lot to a small farm and park right off the trail. However, I had not calculated the... Read more
It's List-Making time.. Friday To-Dos
1. Gym: Fri ST session (DONE)
2. Cardio: 45 min jogging on the Canal Trail would be nice! (DONE! It turned into an almost hour-long jog of just over 4.5 miles! Phew!)
3. Workout @ home: Day 2 - 30-Day Shred (DONE!)
(I pulled this workout o... Read more
...this delicious and colorful assortment of fruit on my kitchen table. Totally makes me smile.
Here's the To-do List for the day:
1. Gym (45 min cardio + abs!)
2. Grocery Shopping
... Read more
Staying Productive.. Thursday Agenda!
It's list time! Woohoo! Who knew it could be so exciting to plan your day? Here's what I'm thinking I should do for the remainder of today!
1. Breakfast? Done & Lunch Prep for BF? Done.
2. General morning laziness? Done.
3. ... Read more
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