Highly recommended. Find it here. When I finished this book, I wrapped my arms around my husband and cried a little. While I was reading it, I would often set it aside and curl myself up on his lap for a hug. A third of the way through, I had to set it aside for… Continue reading The Paper House by Anna Spargo-Ryan
No, I hate myself. This was a real life exchange between two women (one may have been me, you can guess which) drenched in sweat, throwing their bodies into mountain climbers in an intense Tabata session, after a weight session that was also no joke. Tabata is 4 minutes of 20 seconds on, 10 seconds… Continue reading You hate me, don’t you?
So I got 12,670 words. NaNoWriMo 2016 got off to a halting start and fizzled to a stationary end. I'm Grateful. Disappointed. Excuse-making. Proud. Conflicted. Whirl-pooling. My general anxious stressing heady self. Stop. Breathe. That was my November motto. December is kicking off with: kindness and compassion - to myself as well as others. So what… Continue reading The end of NaNoWriMo 2016
I am a boxer tapping out of the ring. I live to write another day. I have plans - big plans! - for my book(s), for my blog, for dabbling in many different avenues of writing and learning more about writing. I can hardly wait! This week though, I have to tap out - take… Continue reading Tapping out of the ring
When life feels storm grey and dim. Trust. Have Faith. Let It Go. A short one today, with the words I needed to hear. Trust. Have Faith. Let It Go. Sometimes I stress too much when I don't need to. Learning and getting stronger every day.