Four months into parenthood, and I feel like a different person. Not only have I gone through immense physical changes over the past year – going from pregnant to childbirth to maintaining a child on the outside – there has been amazing emotional growth. I’m incredibly thankful for the chance to go deeper and learn […]
I dreamt of baby Scarlet Ibises falling from the sky in their nest. I leapt into the air and caught them. They turned into baby Condors. Picking one up, I hefted it into the air and helped its siblings follow. They took off and turned into bright red points on the horizon.
Today is my yoga goal halfway point. On December 30th, I went to my first class and decided I would give it a month. While it’s easy for me to get caught up in what I can’t do – headstands, going from plank position to cobra in one fluid motion while keeping my core strong, […]
Last night, I couldn’t sleep. My body fought the process the whole way. By the time I realized sleep wasn’t coming, it was too late to take a sleeping pill. I stumbled from bed this morning after an hour of half-awake dreaming. The first thing that greets me on exiting the bedroom is the little […]
The holidays were wonderful and busy. I found I missed having some activity in my day to day life. Not crazed, mile-a-minute things, but manageable portions of social interaction, physical exertion, and even some artistic endeavors. It was also a time of big choices. Not making them, necessarily, but being presented with them. In this […]
And I’m back, after a minor pre-holiday panic and a holiday whirlwind. I’m INFJ in terms of Myers Briggs Personality outcomes. Mostly introverted and feeling. I’m feeling tired and in need of minor retreat. Not for days or weeks on end, but for maybe most of today. Wanting to the get house straightened a bit. […]