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 →

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 →

Am I A Hoarder?

Ok, ok, I know I’m not a hoarder. However, when I find something I like, I do like owning a bunch of them.

Today we’re going to talk about my “problem” with notebooks. Yes, notebooks.

Your girl lovesssss a good notebook. She loves a bad notebook. She loves notebooks.

I have a ton of one subject spiral notebooks. I have a bunch of simple, yet elegant Muji notebooks. My husband gifted me with handfuls of Moleskine notebooks for Christmas. Don’t get me started on what I call “Novelty Notebooks.” They’re the notebooks that have great covers with different sayings or images on them. I have too many of those to count.

What do I love about notebooks? Continue reading →