30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 8

Today I am thankful for sleep. More to the point, I am thankful for being able to listen to my body’s internal clock as opposed to our alarm. Today, I am also particularly grateful that my daughter’s internal clock woke her up even later than mine…nearly nine! When I allow myself to get the sleep… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 8

30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 7

Today I am thankful for my overall good health. I may have a few extra pounds on, be a little creakier than I was last year, and have one extra scar healing from yet another little bit of skin cancer. But…I am able to walk several miles without batting an eyelash after a long day’s work,… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 7

I Heart My Foam Roller

Though I have a chiropractor I know and love, I never am able to visit him frequently enough. So given much of my job involves sitting, I need something else that helps my alignment, not to mention my tense back muscles. My solution? A foam roller. What is this, you ask? (Or you don’t ask… Continue reading I Heart My Foam Roller

Day Nineteen – Free Write…My Summer Vacation

What’s that you say? Summer just started? Yeah, I know, but for me, vacation is only two weeks long…and those two weeks went by a little too fast for my tastes.  I have to say though, I think I did a much better job at enjoying every moment of every day this time.  That did… Continue reading Day Nineteen – Free Write…My Summer Vacation

Back to the grind…

You might think this post is going to be about getting back to work after the weekend…and you’d be wrong. It’s actually about my teeth. When I took Maya to the dentist, I too had my appointment.  The dental hygienist didn’t for once give me guff about not flossing enough, even though I NEVER floss enough.… Continue reading Back to the grind…

Resuscitation and remembering to breathe…

I tend to hold my breath. A lot.  I’m not talking about when I do it to stop the hiccups, or to keep from inhaling secondhand smoke — although I do that too.  Those are the times I hold consciously, briefly, for a reason that I am aware of on the surface. What I’m referring… Continue reading Resuscitation and remembering to breathe…