Tag Archives: resiliency

My Wish for the World

With the world’s attention rightfully focused on the disaster in Japan, I am not surprised by Jamie Ridler’s Wishcasting Wednesday prompt.  I am, in fact, grateful for it.  Wishcasting has been my weekly practice for nine months or so.  In … Continue reading

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I had a Worry Sandwich for Lunch at the ArtCafe

Worry Sandwich by Rashamaria on Polyvore.com A few days ago, I started having ART for lunch. Just a few pieces of paper, a bit of oil paint, and my hands. I sit down with my Imagination and marvel at the … Continue reading

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Back to Fit

A few years ago, I bought a bike…well, really more of a trike…a recumbent.  And started riding.  A few months into riding, I hurt myself after taking on one of our cities biggest hills.  My back hasn’t been the same … Continue reading

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Fat Girl in a Fit City

Early this year, the news broke. Men’s Health magazine ranked my hometown, Corpus Christi, Texas, the fattest city in the USA. This week as I have started making plans to travel West to Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington, I have begun thinking about what it might feel like to be a FAT girl in a FIT city. Continue reading

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Self-Care Strategies 26 through 30

Feel free to join me in creating a list of ways to practice self-care and self-love. Continue reading

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Illuminating the Dark Spots

This thing I hold near me illuminates all the dark spots.  It warms and protects my every step; it rises and falls in undulating lullabies to my every breath. A few years ago, on the brink of recovering from an … Continue reading

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