In the wee hours of the morning

My latest routine is to have an alarm going off at 3:45 in the morning so I can be in the gym by 4:45. Yes, you read that right. In the morning. In the perfect world I have 75 minutes to get through a decent workout before work. Not going to even attempt to lie…

Well hello again!

It has been 15 months since I stepped away from blogging and this site. In that time, life has continued (obviously), but blogging on others sites has not been consistent or what I envisioned. I miss writing regularly, and I have missed writing this blog, this site. In some ways I miss my life as…

Haunted

Blog tinkering continues, but apparently I will have some warning before I need to stop updating the blog. This is a good thing. I find myself having the compulsion to write now that the blog seemed temporarily off-limits. The headlines of late are all about the sexual misconduct and predatory practices of powerful, influential men…

Tinkering under the blog hood

Chatting with fab trainer J this morning, I verbalized a new epiphany about blogging: it keeps me focused and on track with my objectives. While we were primarily discussing my blog on the better health quest (makingprogressgettingfitter.blog), it also applies to this personal blog as well. Small cakes in the epiphany universe, but through the…

Exceptional

I have been quieter than usual the last few days. A lot going on in my mind, and more challenge than usual to gather and capture all my thoughts and emotions to put them in order to write. This post, I'm not sure there is order in my chaos, a sure sign of a me…

Coping with past histories

M and I have been married nearly 20 years, together for more than 25. A long shared history. However, we both had lives, friendships, relationships before we became a couple. Like everyone else. Not so stark difference with us is that vast majority of my friends pre-M have become part of the fabric of our…

Right where I need to be

Blogging. It seems the process takes on life of its own. There is so much to write about, yet so little of any substance. Or so goes my judgment and justification for why I'm not getting more posts written and published. I have been pondering blogging a fair amount in the month of September. Not…