Tag Archives: change

Do the Hard Thing: A Study in Contrast

The Gritty Me: Don’t stop. The Other Me: I think I should just intersperse walking and running. The Gritty Me: You are going to intersperse walking and running- after you run for thirty minutes without stopping. The Other Me: Interspersing walking and running is very healthy. Probably better for me. The Gritty Me: This isn’t […]

Posted in Fitness | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

Time is Slippery. Watch Your Step.

Today the streets are slick and wet and the sky is one enormous grey cloud. I am sitting in my car waiting for a spot in the gym parking lot. An occasional droplet of water slides along the glass windshield.  Across the street, on a rooftop ledge, sit a row of birds- pigeons. Black and […]

Posted in Blogging, Fitness, Writing | Also tagged , , , , , , | 8 Responses

A Little Bit Extra

She is like a lynx stretching next to me- supple, taut, and smooth. After calm deliberate movements she sits poised in preparation for the hunt- her big push outward. I, on the other hand, feel a tad chilly and also tired.  I am a little early for my second ever TRX class and I mentally […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , | 2 Responses

Don’t Fear the Chaos Climax and Other Thoughts on Change

 Everything you tolerate drains your energy, makes you irritable, and wears you down. Talene Miedaner   Is this true? Is Talene correct? Does everything around you that you just “tolerate” drain you? Bring you down, and suck your energy? I am talking about the little things. That broken door jamb. The light hanging from a […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , | 12 Responses

How do you change? Start somewhere

  How do you change?  Start somewhere…. Start somewhere.  Start here.  Here at this table which is the perfect size but is covered in hideous laminate. Start here- in this unfinished house that I willed into being, but needs so much work that I rarely- if ever- invite anyone in. Start somewhere.  Start here- in […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged , | 3 Responses
%d bloggers like this: