What I’ve Learned From Running

Ok so I’ve decided to start running. I’m going to be a runner. I am running. I am a runner.

Now that I’ve said it, will it be easier?

Well, no…but I can hope.

The decision came about because I wanted a new goal, something physical to work towards. Honestly, I wanted to distract myself from…life.

It’s been about a week since I’ve started running and I’ve already learned quite a bit: Continue reading →

30 Adult (And Not So Adult) Things I’ve Done Since Turning 30

It has happened. I am officially out of my twenties and toeing my way into my 30s. While most people freak out, à la Joey in Friends, I welcomed it…kinda. Another birthday means another year that I’ve lived…it also means I sound way more distinguished now (Spoiler Alert: I’m not).

Because I’m all about them lists, here’s a compilation of all the noteworthy things I’ve done since turning 30 (about a week ago). Some are adult, some are not so adult…I’ll let you decide: Continue reading →

When Adults Throw Tantrums

I’m noticing that adults throw tantrums, not like children (although some do) but a different kind of tantrum…a privileged tantrum. It usually happens when dealing with members of the service industry.

It usually goes a little something like this:

Service Industry Worker: I’m sorry, I can’t do ____ for you.

Childlike Adult: Why not?

Service Industry Worker: It’s against our policy.

Childlike Adult: But ____ did it for me before.

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How I Make Myself A Priority

It has taken me a long time but I have come to learn that I need to take care of myself. Seems like a fairly simple concept, right? Well it has taken me nearly thirty years to internalize the concept and put it into practice.

What inspired this change in thinking?

It’s fairly simple, really. I wasn’t feeling so great then I made some changes and started feeling much better.

Duh.

Here are just some of the ways I’m taking care of me: Continue reading →