Category Archives: #FindingMyHappy

Books vs Electronics.

Jeff won a Kindle Fire a year or so ago, which he never used. So this past winter I stole it so I could watch episodes of The Magicians on Amazon Video while I was on my bike. It’s been … Continue reading

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Six weeks ago, Owen came home from school with a note that said he had decided to try some instruments in his school’s music program, and he was a candidate for the cello. He was SO excited about the idea … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Bedtime Magic Rediscovered.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** As it turns out, Jeff’s been having the same sleep issues as I have. We sleeps fine when he’s in his hotel … Continue reading

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Body Language.

People who didn’t know me before running and triathlon often assume that I have no issues with weight or body image. Often someone will be talking about putting on weight, then say to me, You don’t have this issue, though … Continue reading

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A Weekend For Me.

How is it only Thursday? Longest. Week. Ever. This coming weekend, I planned a solo backpacking trip – my first in nearly 10 years. It was the perfect weekend for it – Jeff would be home after a week of … Continue reading

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It’s Not Crazy. It’s Amazing.

I started doing triathlons two years ago this summer. And I find it really interesting to note the reactions of people whenever it comes up in conversation. Usually I hear, Wow, that’s crazy. I could never do one of those! … Continue reading

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Kittens Adjusting.

Okay, okay, I admit it: I’m a cat person. Having kittens in the house brings me real, actual, laugh out loud joy. I spent the first day they got home snuggling with them and taking pictures of them and playing … Continue reading

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I Stand for Women’s Health.

(Fair warning: This post is about women’s health issues. Accordingly, it talks about female reproductive health. If you’re squeamish about this kind of stuff, feel free to click away.) I’ve been struggling, emotionally, the past few months. Even with regular … Continue reading

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Saturation and Self-Care.

sat·u·ra·tion saCHəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added. the degree or extent to which something is dissolved or absorbed compared with the maximum possible, usually expressed as … Continue reading

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#Microblog Mondays: Kicking The Caffeine.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** As surprising as it still is to me to say that I sometimes struggle with anxiety (I swear, I was … Continue reading

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