Monthly Archives: January 2014

Slowly but Surely

I said I’d focus on my health this month. I’ve kinda stuck to the plan but my eating habits, while healthy, could really stand to be a little more consistent… as in, I should eat more and more often. I’m … Continue reading

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Mala: A Tangible Prayer

This past summer, my best friend came and picked me up after sunrise. She and her daughter took me to a wooded park. We swung and went down the slide at the abandoned playground. I collapsed in the grass, staring … Continue reading

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I have a feeling one of the concepts that will come up over and over again in this journal is self-discipline… cuz I struggle, lol. self-dis┬Ěci┬Ěpline noun 1. …the ability to pursue what one thinks is right despite temptations to … Continue reading

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Why this journal? Why now? My 2013 opened with the death of my biopaternal grandma. In the moment, I was strong: I cooked and fed her her very last meal. Did the things she had long pulled me aside to … Continue reading

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