I’ve had a poem in my head around this subject for a good week-ish now. It all happened after I stopped into Local First Grocer, a local food co-op that only sources local food. I asked if they take EBT, which I have been on up until the end of this month. They said, “not … More Food Stamps and American Poverty
So, it turns out that being out of school is much more conducive to picking up a volume of the written word and perusing it for pleasure. In the past month I think I’ve read… 5 books? I’m losing count now. I figured that this prodigious amount of reading merited some reviews of these books. … More What I’ve Been Reading Recently…
For the past month or so, I’ve been in a book club with a group of girls working through The Desire Map by Danielle Laporte. The book is massively inspiring. It’s turned me much more towards inner goals than outer ones, even though I still struggle with that as a goal oriented person. I went through … More Attachment Theory and Following My Bliss
There is a spoken word poem by Andrea Gibson that is my love poem to myself. It’s called The Madness Vase/The Nutrionist. I heard it in person last week when she was here for a sold-out show in Colorado Springs. (By the way, talk about an awesome experience – attending a SOLD OUT Spoken Word … More Stay Here With Me
I have had my share of craziness in this lifetime, and as my therapist loves to remind me, just because a lot has already happened doesn’t mean I will be exempt. This theory has proven out quite regularly. For instance, I had a neighbor last September who had a shoot out with the police. A … More Professional Death Defier
Today I am officially 2 years sober from alcohol!!! I am laying in bed at 10 o clock in the evening, nursing an ear infection, with a dinner that for some reason upset my stomach and had me in the bathroom for 30 minutes (TMI, I know. Deal with it), and yet, I am smiling. … More One can learn a lot in 2 years.
Today, Running on Sober is running my list of the 6 songs I’d choose to sum up my life. I have ALWAYS adored music so I was really excited for this project. The opportunity to pick 6 defining songs was one I couldn’t miss, especially not with Christy and Michelle manning the whole thing. Sweetest … More My Life, in 6 Songs