Well today marks the day I used to celebrate being a cancer survivor.  To be honest, I don’t know that I should celebrate anymore. I mean I haven’t had a recurrence or anything but it just seems like it’s wrong to celebrate.  Apologize…this may be a little dark…I blame what seems to be the never […]


Holidays & Traditions

Each holiday has it’s own traditions.  Starting with Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year.  Seems like everyone is excited for the season of chaos to start and also happy to see them end. My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving.  Maybe it’s the food or maybe it’s just the lack of expectations to make everyone happy or […]

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Super Moon, Super Fly

There’s supposed to be a ‘Super Moon‘ tonight.  The moon is supposed to be the brightest since 1948 and it looks like it won’t be this bright again until 2034. Unfortunately, it’s overcast here in Seattle. On my way home tonight from the gym, I did catch a glimpse of the ‘super’ moon behind the […]

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Falling Back

It’s happening.  Darkness. The days are getting shorter.  Last week we fell back an hour and while it felt good for a couple of days to have that ‘extra’ hour, I’m already back to my habits and anxiety that seems to come about this time of year.  I’m already looking forward to December 22nd not […]

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To Run or Not?

I struggled with a couple of decisions today.  I’m fresh from vacation and feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and basically like a human being again.  Before vacation, I was stressed and I felt more like a monster.  I didn’t feel like myself. While on vacation, I started running again.  I ended up logging 39 miles – 3 […]

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