Category Archives: Mental Health

I Cannot Become Comfortably Numb

Warning: This is a little disjointed and possibly tangential. Just go with the flow ~  Two songs have been rolling around my head these past few weeks.  Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb and Franz Ferdinand’s Well That Was Easy.   In particular, … Continue reading

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Kickin’ it into Gear

“Obesity” Ugh – I saw that scary word on the printout of my visit to the doctor this past week. I had turned myself around when being weighed because I knew it wasn’t going to be pretty and I’d refused a scale … Continue reading

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Whirlpool Sploosh Ball Wars Update

Greetings People, I know it’s been a while since I posted.  There’s actually a reason, besides the obvious one, that my brain no longer works correctly.  I, too, was worried about that for a while ~  But stay tuned, all … Continue reading

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Whirlpool Sploosh Ball Wars – Therapy in Action

We have a round pool. An above ground round pool. It is much, much, much fun. We’ve had these kind of stanchion pools for years now – and having a pool available in the Tucson’s summer heat is most desirable. … Continue reading

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Slightly Askew

I’ve seen this picture floating around Facebook recently. I guess a lot of people would have a hard time with this kind of situation.  I would never even notice. There is not one bone in my body that cries out … Continue reading

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Finding Ease within the Bind

Warning: This is a rambling post ~ pretty much within my nature… This concept often comes up in my hot yoga class – finding ease within the bind. But what does it mean? In terms of postures, it simply means … Continue reading

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I Do Believe it was a Hoarder

Several years ago I became obsessed with mosaics -as in making them. It culminated in a gigantic wall piece that I made in the kitchen. It took 2 months and 25 lbs of grout – it also kind of sucked … Continue reading

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