I had to say goodbye to someone who swept me off my feet. I fell hard. Very hard. In the best way - the real way - the way that it is healthy to fall. I'm still falling and I'm not holding back. I'm allowing the emotions to churn, and the tears to fall, and … Continue reading You Complete Me. Why do you always look for someone else to “complete” ourselves?
Today is the Spring Equinox. The first day of the season of rebirth, growth, and warmer weather! We start our gardens, planting seeds, and reminiscing about the winter weather. In the Judeo-Christian mindset, we're preparing for Easter and/or Passover, holidays that celebrate certain historical events. In the Pagan mindset, we celebrate Ostara - stemming from … Continue reading In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Celebrating Ostara
I met you the day my parents celebrated 26 years of marriage. I met you outside the pizza place and knew that you were what I was looking for. I met you after a long day at work. I met you and I was hungry. I met you, and we talked for hours, and I … Continue reading I Will Keep You Safe.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7kEJJ4-_KY Today's daily prompt is about a song that brings back memories. Oh, do I have a million of those. But I chose one, one that brings back good and bad memories. One that comes on when I'm driving and I blast the music, sing along, and always get the lyrics wrong. Listen along to … Continue reading Diggin’ a Ditch: Dave Matthew’s Band: Memories.
As a female raised during the turn of the century; the Information Age; the Age of Media and Marketing; I have a skewed image of beauty and love. We're raised to believe that you find love when you look your best and you look your best when you're skinny, tall, and flawless. Okay, slight over … Continue reading Finding Love and Nourishment
Well, Happy Valentine's Day you beautiful person! And also, Happy Full Moon Friday! Today is a lovely day and I couldn't be happier to share my thoughts with you. Today is the day of love, chocolate, and flowers. Now, I have a few issues with all of the things today represents. First of all, we … Continue reading Chocolate, Love, & Fat: A Valentine’s Day Rant
Valentine's Day brings up a lot of memories for me…mostly bad, a few good, and all hilarious. Where do I even start? Perhaps I'll begin at my earliest memory of an "adult" Valentine's Day…and by adult, I actually mean one that I was over the age of 15 and was sexually active. If you are my … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: The Best “Worst” Day of the Year
I'm pondering some feelings that have been coming up a lot lately. First and foremost, I will declare that I've been single for a year now. I was very close to getting involved with someone, but out of cowardice, I turned my back and ran from the closest thing I've had to romantic love in … Continue reading And I miss you. Or do I miss how you made me see myself?
Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, better…and on and on. But what about those practices that we sometimes forget? When we work 40-50 (or more) hours a week, we tend to forget how important it is to … Continue reading What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like … Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.