Category: fitness and health

Sorry, folks. I’ve given up on the Nano Poblano. I feel like my low-grade depression is getting in the way. I don’t know why I’m calling it “low-grade” depression. Depression is depression. Just because it’s not severe doesn’t mean it’s not serious. It’s affecting my quality of life. I got out of the house – […]

This last (extended) weekend I visited a good friend out of state, and when I got back I found that…wow, I’m unhappy with my life. I mean, there isn’t a ton to complain about: I’ve got kids who are healthy, a cat that keeps me company, an apartment that is homey and safe, enough money […]

I saw this image of a sticky note that’s been floating around social media: And it got me wondering about where I was 5 years ago and what I’d hoped for. And then after I pondered that, I wondered where I’d like to be in 5 years from now. So, let’s get into that. First, […]

I came up with a solution just now to a problem. The lightbulb lit up immediately when I opened up WordPress: I am going to write down all the little things that are causing me anxiety and make a plan to start problem-solving them. Which sounds….so obvious and yet so smart. However, my guess is […]

This post has nothing to do with War and Peace. Other than I checked out the novel from the library and I’m at the library right now. I don’t know why I didn’t just buy the book – this was on hold for a long time and I only have 21 days to read it. […]