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…

Houseguest

In general, M and I try hard to be gracious hosts. Apparently our hospitality extends to the feathered in our midst. M rescued this baby bird from the heat on Tuesday. This is the second such rescue this year, the first, Birdy Bird, resulted in a tragic and untimely death of unknown causes. Not for…

Training #78 – Bang the drum all day

Monday morning, training with J. Today was all about new warm-ups and very ab/core focused. A lot of stuff I have done before or already on a List somewhere, with a few new goodies thrown into the mix. Super excited about this. While it seems like a "light" day in terms of working hard at…

Shopping, dropping, not again soon-ing

Yesterday was all about wedding shopping. For M. And it was not fun for either of us, but since G and K's wedding is now less than 2 weeks away, it had to be done. As in most things, M and I have wildly different tastes. But in this case as well, we had wildly…

Losing my stuff

Titling this post "Losing my shit" would have been more appropriate, but I am trying to be considerate of those who are not quite as salty as I am in my language habits. Most of the time, I think I am pretty rational and organized. Then again, most of the time I seem to spend…

Good things this week thus far

While I recognize it's only Tuesday, I had a bit of a morning this morning followed by some lumpy-bumpy issues with work. The morning events were nothing serious - actually, it was all me just being ridiculous - yet even knowing that does not lessen the impact on the situation or the emotions. And I…

Emotional confusion

I have had a fair number of thoughts and posts pinging and ponging about in my head. But I have been flat out way too busy with work to write them all down. From a few sentences in various post starts in my drafts folders I have a sense of my feelings being all over…

Rare bears

I had lunch with gal pals today and it was so much fun. We had to reschedule from Saturday because there is a new grand baby and while she really, Really, REALLY wanted to have dinner with us, there is a new grand baby. Even those without children of their own, and me without any…