All things are true

A few weeks ago, after I wrote the post How to start feeling, I asked my therapist, “Do we ever stop numbing?  I mean, is there some transcendental state that is attainable where we never numb our feelings again?  Is that even possible?  Is even that the goal?”   I’m not going to try to…

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Oh honey it’s just a wave

Yesterday I got back in the water for the first time in two weeks.  Pretty much every time I walk into the ocean with my surfboard, I feel intimidated.  Yesterday I paused on the sand and did some yoga stretches before paddling out (probably should have done more as my neck and shoulders are a…

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Shit.

People who know me know that I don’t swear often but there is a reason these words exist and I try to reserve them for such times.  Shit is one of those words.  Today I’m working on potty training my two year old and this seems like an appropriate time to share a few of…

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Relax into it

I’m thinking about times and seasons today.  These natural transitions of seasons are like embedded mileposts marking my progress through time.  I am home sick in bed today with some terrible bronchitis/walking pneumonia concoction.  It’s not very often I have a day to lie in bed and the company of my pillows, the sunshine and…

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