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Taking It One Day (or Workout) at a Time with Gaiam TV

Earlier this week I wrote about not having any New Year’s Resolutions, because I reject that story. That a new year brings rebirth and renewal. Fake beginnings and endings. Here’s my story:  One day at a time. Life is what happens when you’re busy planning. And how you react to it. And all kinds of crazy […]

No Resolution

We tell ourselves stories in order to live. Joan Didion, the first line of The White Album (best first line ever) We all do it. Tell ourselves stories. It’s how we make sense of the everyday monotony of our lives. The thousands of emails, the meaningless conversations and the nonstop internal dialogue asking, “Is this […]

Quick Rant: I’m Not “Mrs.”

I’m on the phone right now. With a customer service person. I’m sure she’s a perfectly lovely person (somewhere in the midwest, based on her accent, not that that matters). After spending so much time home, while sick, I got really sick and tired of looking around at my crappy apartment. So as soon as […]

Trust. It Really Isn’t That Hard.

I’d left a message for my doctor. It wasn’t urgent. I just needed to talk with her about some new side effects I’m struggling with from the new new drugs. Fun fun. Anyway, I didn’t recognize the voice of the woman who answered the phone, which was weird. I’ve been a patient at that practice […]

A Better Life = The Greatest Gift

So I have a couple short stories for you, one of which is holiday-ish. And they both are kinda related to one another. Please bear with me. 1) One of the few things I like about the holidays is that it gives us all an excuse to reconnect with people we don’t speak to nearly […]