Cherry-picking

I've been thinking about this phrase lately. Cherry-picking. It's usually said in a negative connotation. At least, that's been my experience. Growing up, I was told to not "cherry-pick" the advice or instruction I was given. I wasn't supposed to be "picky" with anything in life. I was to be "grateful." Blah, blah, blah. You …

Being content

I'm not sure if it's because I'm American or how I was raised or how my mind works or whatever, but there is this "what if" inside of me when it comes to products. Let me explain.What if this shampoo is alright but there's a better one out there for my hair? What if this …

Being afraid

CW: eating disorders, rude-ass people I feel like it's been a blur of holidays. First Rosh Hashanah, then Yom Kippur, & now Sukkot - all within a blink. I get the whole "tis the season" part of it but I'm still chewing on my New Year's resolutions. And still trying to make amends with myself …

Lost & floating

I know. I wanted to do my happy, little challenge & post every day. Then shit hit the fan. Why does Life happen like that?So what happened? A few things.One: I've been in a light funk. A "diet funk," if you will. I'm not super low, super depressed but all my actions & thinking say …

Joint pain

I had my bi-weekly massage last night. I knew my hips have been screaming more & I think it's because of my ankle/Achilles. Like I've been walking with a limp so I can only imagine how that hip is trying to cope.Anyways, I told my massage therapist about my foot. I told her how I …

Bored, yet anxious

I'm so bored today at work. There's literally nothing for me to do. And why is that? Because I'm so Type A that I'm way ahead in work. And because I work primarily in past dues & collections, I can't so much send a notice to a vendor when they're not late yet. 😉 So …