Just for Me

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Really frozen today. Not talking about the weather, but yes, it is god-awful cold outside right now. House just can’t keep up. What I’m talking about is my propensity to get overwhelmed and then get stuck. It’s not that I don’t know what to do, it’s that I don’t know what to do NEXT. Quicksand

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It’s been another really good day off. This has been a wonderful holiday break. A real introvert recharge. Spent yesterday lounging and today stretching my minimalism wings in my study — the place where stuff goes that I don’t know quite what to do with, but am not ready to let go of. That’ll be

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Goals for this next year: #IRL2017 – Extract myself from the majority of social media platforms, connect with the people around me F2F. This also includes offline forms of entertainment, more reading, drawing, and resting. #Unsweetened2017 – Go sugar free / low carb. Ease myself away from the Diabetes diagnosis. #Move2017 – Make movement a

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2016 has been an intense year. I’ve realized I don’t daydream, or imagine things about my future. I’ve spent a lot of my life working to prepare defensive strategies and prevent failure as best as I can. It really is exhausting, and I’ve also realized that shit’s gonna happen no matter what I do. Only

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A photo posted by @byron_katie_quotes on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:08am PDT

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Day 30 - Speaking Up:  I Can't Want To

Wow. I haven’t touched this blog in over a week. I hit a wall, and no matter how much I told myself I SHOULD write something, in the words of my 4(?) year old self…”I can’t want to!” So, no posts. There’s one more day to this writing challenge, but I can tell you now,

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I will be spending the next couple of days with my guys.  Priorities. 😉

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Speaking Up

An Introduction Speaking up is hard for me. Whether it’s due to fear that I don’t have all the right facts, or my thoughts aren’t cohesive enough, or maybe it’s just not my place — I often keep my mouth shut. It’s not an entirely bad thing, of course. Not speaking allows me to listen.

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I think it was my first grade teacher, Mr. Boyson, who first introduced me to the joyful realization of the double meaning of “March Fourth (Forth!)” Since that day, I have always giggled inside when someone says the date, and picture them with a sword in hand, raised for battle! May today be your day

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Things I Learned in 2014 Being wrong is not the worst thing in the world. The more quickly I come to terms with it, and admit it (to myself, and to whomever else is involved), the less pain involved. I am trustworthy enough to care for myself. Things greatly improve when I do the things