No more dark hair And smooth skin White teeth shining Behind a captivating smile No more firm breasts Or flat stomach And hips that sway with ease No more perusals Up and down my body No more meaningful looks And beguiling words Crushing stares And sentences spoken in silence... No more pressure No more angst … Continue reading Birthday
... after a long, dark time, something has shifted, which is usually what happens after long, dark times...
After all, I have had an internal journey worthy of Odysseus.
What if it’s the combination of our strengths and weaknesses that allows us to bring our gifts into this world?
Jump into your life. Or at least stick your toe in.
Say you are born into a world where everyone sleeps naked...
Just like Emerald, we are fantastic, just the way we are.
I thought about how my coat adventure would have been, say, 10 years ago, and how it was today, and how different those two scenarios are. I thought about how gratitude and self-love and awareness has changed my life. And I decided to write about it.
So today I am going to be Keanu Reeves. Not an Excellent Adventure Keanu, but a Matrix Keanu. And this is why.
Shame is a bully and it lives in my fat cells. I’ve been thinking a lot about my fat cells lately. See, I started working out. My final frontier. I’ve never been very good at sports. I have beautiful sisters who excelled, but I was the one you’d find smoking bummed cigarettes on the wall … Continue reading Shedding the Weight