Tempering My Steel

Tempering My Steel

Navigating people’s questions about some of my personal issues has always been difficult for me. It’s not that I’m hiding anything, and I’m not embarrassed, but properly communicating something that has brutally defined me as an adult is daunting. A few words in conversation are never enough. I have written this to help me better … Continue reading

How FOMO Pushed Me to Make a Crazy Decision

How FOMO Pushed Me to Make a Crazy Decision

I wouldn’t say I’m someone that always follows the pack, but I definitely am someone who want to know what’s going on.  I’m a little on the gossipy side.  I snoop.  I admit it – I often have FOMO – Fear of Missing Out. This particular adventure started in October.  Beachbody previewed it’s newest workout … Continue reading

It’s Just a Flesh Wound.

It’s Just a Flesh Wound.

Thursday I, once again, cut my thumb on the mandolin. Dumb move. This is the third time. It still hurts. No carrot slice is worth flesh. The cut is on the side of my thumb and it’s very inconvenient. I feel happy that I don’t have contacts to take out anymore because that would be … Continue reading

The Run I Didn’t Run

The Run I Didn’t Run

I was supposed to run the Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon in Vegas today (well, at time of writing it was yesterday).  I didn’t run.  I didn’t even walk.  Despite being very undertrained – I’ve been putting in sporadic treadmill sessions – and having plantar fasciitis and general ankle aching, I was going to woman … Continue reading

Mistakes, I’ve Made a Few…

Mistakes, I’ve Made a Few…

Do you ever find that your strengths can also be your weakness? I’m still playing with the concept in my brain but I’ve made a realization. I’ve always been a little too obsessed with mistakes. My mistakes – figuring out where I went wrong and course correcting. Other people’s mistakes. Wow, am I good at … Continue reading