That was not easy at all

Day 133. Yesterday was absolutely excruciating. That picture above is of my little herb garden I planted yesterday. It is a re-creation of my garden I had lovingly grown and had to leave behind at the catastrophic end of the recent relationship. Pulling together the little garden triggered some serious grief. I cried and cried … Continue reading That was not easy at all

Renting out space in your head

Day 130. "The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives" Louise Hay I am revisiting "Why you Drink and how to stop" by  Veronica Valli.  It really helped me at the start of my 'I'm going to do this' journey. Veronica is a great motivator - … Continue reading Renting out space in your head

We leave ourselves when life gets hard

Day 128. "Never underestimate the inclination to bolt" Pema Chodron Oh wow. Just finished Geneen Roth's remarkable book "Women Food and God - An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything". A top takeaway for me. All compulsions are us trying to bolt - or leave ourselves when life gets hard. I've inserted alcohol into these quotes … Continue reading We leave ourselves when life gets hard