Category Archives: Wellness

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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Our oven, which is built into a wall in our kitchen, stopped working a few weeks ago; it would run and run and never get hot. I called a GE repair person, who came today. It’s fixable, but it will … 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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When Being Good at Life Tetris Isn’t Always a Good Thing.

One of my intentions this year is to be more mindful of where I spend my time and energy. When I started this, I assumed that I’d have to give up most forms of social media, because maybe I was … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Coping with The Ending.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** October, to me, represents The Ending of so much that’s good: the warmth of summer weather, all the light and … Continue reading

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An Ode: Why I Run. And Swim. And Bike.

A note: I FINALLY HAVE INTERNET ACCESS AT HOME! Our router died, and it took us this long to get a new one. Please forgive my absence, mmmkay? ********** My parents were in town a few weeks ago for a … Continue reading

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Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?

I was driving south on Rt 95 yesterday, in the left lane, singing aloud to Hamilton, when all of a sudden there was dirt spraying and this Jeep tumbling madly. Right in front of me. It landed upside down, its … Continue reading

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Choosing Happy.

I did something crazy yesterday. I went to a little tattoo and body piercing parlor in New Hampshire, and I left with a tiny stud in the left side of my nose. It was my junior year of high school … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Unblocking My Creativity.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I’m pretty certain that I shut down my creativity for good in my sophomore year of college. Part of it … Continue reading

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The Tape.

The Blue Room office (and yes, I will post pictures when it’s put together!) is actually a part of a bigger spring project I took on this year. We’ve been in our house for more than 10 years now, and … Continue reading

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