Respiration #MondayBlogs

Morning and night and night and morning I spend my time with a machine breathing and re-breathing and forcing salt into the lungs all for the push of air morning and night and night and morning the air chokes up in my lungs breathing through flutters and forcing violent coughs for obstruction and impediment to … Continue reading Respiration #MondayBlogs

Katie Ledecky #FridayPhilosophy

“The harder you work, the luckier you get.” - Katie Ledecky


History on my feet fallen empires from peasantry to couture the steps of seven centuries shifting time all in the name of health - Caroline A. Slee

Do Not Disturb #MondayBlogs

I guard my sleep as though my life depended on it setting a watch powering down beginning a ritual well in advance I set guardians at the gate an aggressive do not disturb waving a sign for all to stay away as my body seeks healing restoration I guard my sleep like riches buried away … Continue reading Do Not Disturb #MondayBlogs


The currents tug at us landlocked and surrounded setting us into a spin sending us drifting every which way finally rocking us to lullaby sleep - Caroline A. Slee


Heartbeat to breath and breath to calm the body creates a space to heal from the day mind becomes background anxiety’s endless chatter before the steady flow of the body taking its time - Caroline A. Slee


We cannot breathe the air a toxic haze surrounding us as we continue the madness dispelling our poisonous habits into a world ready to shrug us off - Caroline A. Slee

Endurance #MondayBlogs

Training and transforming were not meant for the body the physical strength the quick sprints the endless hills all designed for the mind for the daily grind stamina to carry on - Caroline A. Slee

Chasing Oxygen

Training the lungs fighting scars and aches recreating the body into a new machine meant for mountains and the sky - Caroline A. Slee

Morning Symphonies #MondayBlogs

It all starts before awareness heartbeat drumming breath caught fast into harps that do not soothe and a dog’s whine the ticking clock chasing that heartbeat down cold, tile halls awareness finally comes a fog lifted with the cheerful hum of the coffee maker strange morning symphonies to bring us into the day finding readiness … Continue reading Morning Symphonies #MondayBlogs