Being an introvert has it's difficulties. When I'm at work I listen to a lot of podcasts. Not only do I have a lot to learn and enjoy from podcasts but I also struggle fitting in. Sometimes I put on Pandora's comedy channels. One comedian named Mark Normand spoke to me in his bit called … Continue reading Introvert, Mutant, Outcast….or…Unique, One-of-a-Kind, Happy
In the spirit of making new challenges and new habits I started a thing... Every time I go to the bathroom at work (provided there are no others in the restroom) I also do 25 squats or 50 lunges. It's a small enough number and I do them quickly but make sure to maintain good … Continue reading I’m Doing a Thing
Only two weeks ago I launched my "Thriving for Thirty" initiative. I set out to Lose the weight that I've gained over the last 3 years (60-65 pounds) Maintain some great relationships with friends and family Make better use of my finances Be a more happy individual I could have easily called this "Thin … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update
I saw this sign while walking around Tupper Lake nearly a decade ago and it still makes me laugh. We later learned that it's a sign for an information center but I still think back to it when I'm looking for an elusive answer to one of life's questions. This post is part of the … Continue reading When I Asked For A Sign I Didn’t Mean THAT One
Few people understand what I've been struggling with mentally, physically and emotionally in the last few years. I can't even try putting it to words. In three years so much has changed in my life. Career, friends, I got a horse, my life's purpose (and the struggle to even know what it is), oh and … Continue reading October 1st and a New Beginning
I've been naughty. In my health support group I have posted journal entries and never actually journalled myself so I'm catching up now. Journal Prompt: What are the top 3 emotions or mental habits that keep you from your health goals? Depression/anxiety: My depression often gets me into long periods of sadness about a bleak … Continue reading Catching Up
Seriously though....I'm beginning a journey to reclaim my health. Only 3 years ago I was in the best shape of my life and now I'm at my worst. I began a support group on Facebook and as we prepare for our diet changes I've begun us all on a journal challenge. While some choose to … Continue reading Keeping a Journal….Dear Diary….