On the Fourth of July, I was walking around my backyard with Biscuits and I mentioned to Mike how lovely everything is in our yard this time of year. Last year, I was dealing with the end of my perimenopause, migraines, a pandemic, and a slew of other issues. I had only recently started taking… Continue reading From Where I’m Sitting
I'm currently reading Meredith Heller's book Write a Poem, Save Your Life. It wasn't on my library list, which is also known as my to-be-read list, also known as a TBR list. I discovered this book as I was meandering the aisles of my local library. Meandering the aisles of my local library has become… Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Me
There's a lot to this podcast but the one thing I should clarify is that the sound you hear after I correct Biscuits is me putting the doorstop on my desk. I didn't want you to think I was throwing the doorstep at him. Hmmm.....KIDDING. Caught in the act. Also, here is the comic… Continue reading Podcast #15-A Scare, Showing Compassion to Yourself, John Hughes News, and Comic Sans??
If you're new to my blog, welcome! Here is how the tater tot post got started. What I'm doing: Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Sleep is the answer to everything The older I get, the more I recognize that sleep is the answer. Feel like shit? You need to sleep. Lost all your money… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 28
I've been reading Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty and I am enjoying it. Over the last few months, I've had the best luck with library books. My soul homework hasn't let me down, that's for sure. In Jay's book, he discusses the concept of monk mind vs. monkey mind. If you're utilizing your… Continue reading Monk Thinking
During my perimenopause, I became a pretty negative person. As a result of my near constant pain, I grew resentful. I became numb to emotions like happiness and optimistic outlooks like hope. I'd wake up every day afraid to be optimistic for fear of being rewarded with a headache later. As if the Universe was… Continue reading Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear