I was thinking of this while maneuvering the toaster oven upside-down to empty yet more crumbs. There was the briefest of moments where I thought, "Shoot, Erica, watch you don't scrape your [diamond] ring on the glass!" This thought was quickly followed up with, "Oh, right! I have my Groove silicone ring on. Carry on."
Recently, I’ve had many people ask what I’ve been doing differently. Well, friends, there’s no magic involved, merely science sprinkled with a little blood, sweat and tears.
I write because I love the feeling of challenging my thoughts. I run because I love the feeling of challenging my body. To be clear, I'm not in the big leagues, or even the little leagues of either of these, but I have a certain passion for both. A passion that ebbs and flows, shifting not with the tide but rather with my mood and my arthritis.
I feel like I owe the last two months an apology: “Dear 2017, I’m sorry it only took me two months to undo what it took me nearly six months to achieve.” Sigh. In what can only be described as a blur of stress, sleep-deprivation and thick-headedness, I have been operating on 50% power for the last several weeks. My tank has not been nearly full enough for some time and guess what? Not only am I feeling it hardcore, but my kids are sensing my impatience and my husband is noting my absence. Ugh. And I was doing so well. All through the Christmas break I had the cravings in…
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Welcome to the land of #noexcuses, the place where if you fall, you pick yourself back up, dust yourself off and give it another go. For instance, I just reached for the tea instead of the wine. I also reached for the pie but that's not the point.