One of Those Days

There are days when I have peace around food. Not fully. Not guaranteed. Peace in as much as I can accept it maybe. There are days when it feels blah. Uncomfortable. Hopeless. Had a fun trip to London earlier this week. It was a Christmas gift. We had tickets to see Hamilton. It takes little... Continue Reading →

Pot of Soup

Mindfulness by moments seems doable to me. Long stretches of focus are problematic. Making soup yesterday I was struck by how meditative it felt. There was a relaxation to be found in washing, peeling and stirring. Thankfully the soup turned out well. Regardless of that outcome, the process was calming. Mindfulness by moments. That I... Continue Reading →

Sunday Into Monday

At different stages of life the switch from Sunday to Monday can vary in how it feels. Yet for most it is challenging. With so much to get done we leave play behind for "days off only". For me it helps to catch moments of fun or silliness and allow them to flow. Even brief... Continue Reading →


You may have strong feelings about this word. You may be of the belief that being overweight, especially obese, especially morbidly obese is one of the worst things that could happen to someone. Or rather you may believe it is one of the worst things someone could do to themselves. Alternatively, you may see obesity... Continue Reading →

Lost In A Book

Was chatting with an author today. She has published two novels. Ordered one of them and look forward to reading it when it arrives. I write poetry, not novels, so was fascinated with the way she spoke of her characters. It reminded me of this little poem I wrote a while back. How wonderful it... Continue Reading →

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