One of the most precious gifts I received during my divorce was the gift of safe spaces. I had my dear friend’s kitchen floor, where I could cry and curse without judgment while surrounded by the comforting activities of normal family life. I had my team at work who seemed to know whether I neededContinue reading “A “Safe Space” With a Purpose”
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Bust a Rut
Regular gym-goers have a tendency to dread the facility in January. Every machine and every corner is occupied from pre-dawn to well after dark. It can become frustrating when the new exercisers make it difficult to use a machine, invade your personal space in a class or elongate your workout due to the extra waitContinue reading “Bust a Rut”
We All Feel That Way Sometimes
I have a…thing coming up that requires that I be coiffed and groomed. Those are not skills I possess. I mean, I shower and all but I am more wash n go than Barbie. I decided that it was time to invest in some makeup that is designed to look good under lights and onContinue reading “We All Feel That Way Sometimes”
You Up For Something New?
That was the text that came to my phone at 3:30 this afternoon. Of course, there’s only one appropriate response: “Sure.” The text came from a friend of mine that I frequently refer to as my “sprinting buddy.” We first met at the gym a couple of years ago. He was in the early stagesContinue reading “You Up For Something New?”