Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting one of my very pregnant best friends and her family. Now that I am slow walking around (!) I went to visit her and hang out with her five year old: I spent my Monday checking out Matchbox cars, pushing a swing, catching up with a friend,… Read More Monday Funday!
Each year I look forward to the Lent season and participating with blood:water mission’s 40 Days of Water. For 40 days I commit to water being my only beverage and cease buying beverages for 40 days. Any money that would have been spent on beverages is donated to help bring water to communities that go… Read More 40 Days of Water
Sometimes I feel old. Like, really old. A teenager asking about why Madonna is singing about Vogue magazine. Said teenager’s older brother asking me who the Beastie Boys are. Me telling these teenagers that I remember when the internet was first accessible in homes… AND HOW SLOW IT WAS. When watching The Whiz with these… Read More Wednesday Confession
I never truly thought about the moment of ‘announcing’ that I wasn’t eating meat or dairy anymore. It didn’t seem like a big deal to me, since it was impacting me and my grocery expenses. That was until I made plans with a friend for lunch and when we were trying to think of… Read More Coming Out of the (Veg) Closet
I started drinking coffee when I was in high school, but I didn’t learn the difference between good and awful coffee until I tasted the coffee in my university’s dining hall. I became a Starbuck’s snob and a coffee house snob. I made sure I spent my hard earned work study money on good coffee!… Read More My Recent Obsession: Australian Coffee
I haven’t walked in 6 weeks. I’ve been sitting and elevating my foot for 6 weeks. I’ve had some really bad moments with growing restless. I keep reminding myself this is a temporary thing and recovery is part of the deal of committing to having surgery. It gets frustrating not being able to walk, tiring… Read More restlessness.