Friday Philosophy…Grief

Grief sneaks up on me sometimes. I'll see something, read something, and this weight will settle onto me and I will fully feel its heaviness. After 39 years, it's pretty normal that I've lost people who mattered to me. I'm not sure that it gets "easier," as so many people say, but it does eventually … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Grief

Tuesday Thoughts…Testing

After a great deal of thought, I've decided to re-certify as a personal trainer. So, today, after I finished my traditional work, I started re-reading my course materials and taking my online quizzes to see if I still remember anything. Haha! Happily enough, that information's retention was NOT damaged by chemotherapy. Thank goodness! Today's thoughts … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts…Testing

Friday Philosophy in the Dark…

It's Saturday. I know that. I've been awake since 3:00 a.m., and just snuck into my daughter's room to write this post. See, if I go for my laptop, I'll wake Lara up. Maddie, however, will sleep through nearly anything. Moses, not quite: he already staggered out to the kitchen at 4:00 a.m. to give … Continue reading Friday Philosophy in the Dark…

It’s Time for Philosophy, Friday Style…

It is Friday!!!! I would love to say we are on easy street over here, but the truth is that this day has been so bloody packed with chores, I'm ready to fall over. Today's philosophy is all about optimism. I know that optimism gets a bad rap sometimes, but I still think it's the … Continue reading It’s Time for Philosophy, Friday Style…