Introvert, Mutant, Outcast….or…Unique, One-of-a-Kind, Happy

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

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Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update

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

When I Asked For A Sign I Didn’t Mean THAT One

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

October 1st and a New Beginning

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’m a Brickhead

The next journal prompt of this series makes me feel like such a brickhead. Prompt: Are you really too busy to change your habits?Do you spend hours in front of the computer or television?  If you took a “media fast” how much time would you have to connect with friends, exercise, and find better foods? … Continue reading I’m a Brickhead

Catching Up

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