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Feeling GREAT!!!

I’m down 22 lbs as of today. I’m thrilled!! I feel good. I give in to severe cravings occasionally. AND I’M STILL GOING DOWN!!! I’m not on track with workouts yet but baby steps….I’m getting there. 204 more words

Life Change


It’s easy to overlook or fail to recognize the small victories in our lives. This is because, in our human nature, the tendency is always for us to look farther at victories yet attained thereby denying us the joy of the present. 131 more words

Self Help

July 27, 2015

Today, I was able to enjoy the gift of a day at home alone to work on exhibition labels for a Japanese ceramics exhibition I am co-curating. 270 more words


There was camp. There were no tears.

While we were waiting for the camp buses to arrive, V was eating her lunch. “Mom, can I have just two more fries?” I giggled: “Sure, your high is not going to be MY problem today.” 733 more words


What I'm reading now

Tonight I’m going to start reading Small Victories, Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace by Anne Lamott.

Considering everything I’m going through as well as my new outlook on mindfulness I’m hoping this book will help me appreciate the victories I’ve already experienced and recognize the ones still to come.

Book Reviews

My essay, "Kibun" is out in the 2015 Fish Publishing Anthology!

My essay, “Kibun,” on navigating cultural misunderstandings in South Korea is now out in the 2015 Fish Publishing Anthology! It was selected as a runner-up in Fish Publishing’s annual short memoir contest by author-judge… 194 more words

Small Victories

A non-newsworthy day

Today I:

Got to work late. Not a small victory; actually was pretty typical for me.

Got shit done at work. To-do list is still a mile long. 132 more words

Small Victories