Tag Archives: Self-care

Thankful

I’m very thankful, this week, for my spinning wheel. It centers me, and settles out the frustrations of my days. It helps that I’m spinning luscious BFL-Silk blend fiber, in gorgeous fall colors. Lovely feel and lovely result. The picture … Continue reading

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The Last Bobbin…

This last bobbin of the merino/silk blend is taking a long time to finish, because I’m only able to spend about 15-20 minutes a day right now at my wheel. That’s part of my “lower the stress” program. I love … Continue reading

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I don’t want to like Yoga. There. I said it.

Work is brutally busy and stressful right now. Mick and I are making no progress on the design for our new house-to-be. I’ll be 59 in just a few weeks, and I feel like this upcoming year is going to … Continue reading

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Release and Connection

That’s the theme for this week, apparently. Since my last post, I’ve traveled to Hooppath and home again, which was a much bigger journey than it sounds like. I went with the intention of being cracked open emotionally and spiritually. … Continue reading

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O.W.A.L. Sunday

No, that’s not a typo. Today I was Operating Without A List. Not normal for me on a Sunday, the day I spend getting ready for my week every week. I hope I haven’t forgotten anything. I got food cooked … Continue reading

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My Daily Spin – Short but Sweet

Who would have thought that one of my very best de-stressers on a Friday night would be spinning? It’s been a long and stressful week, and a long and stressful day, and it was after 8 PM by the time … Continue reading

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Life in Tiny Chunks

Dateline Columbia, SC: Local Woman Crushed Under pile of Naked Scientists Husband: “I told her she didn’t have to listen to all those back episodes.” Does that sound like you? It’s the story of my life. Basic time management says … Continue reading

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The Food Log

My eating habits are just plain crazy. Half the time I am SO good – healthy breakfasts on workdays, I pack my lunch and healthy snacks every day, I avoid processed food like poison. But. Evenings and weekends are a … Continue reading

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I am just one person

I don’t have magical powers, and I have 24 hours in my day just like everyone else. So when it comes to how I spend my time, I have to be realistic. These are my truths: I have a full … Continue reading

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If My Life Is The Way I Want, What About The Things I Miss?

I spent some time this morning looking at what I think is important to me as compared to how I actually spend my time. I’m depressed. On my list of important stuff, only about half of it is actually getting … Continue reading

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