Self Care Journey

My personal journey to embrace a lifestyle of extreme self care in an attempt to heal my body, mind & soul. To free myself from the past. And, make each day better than the last.

Taking A Break

Whenever I stop writing for a whileIt always means I am deep in thought -My mind trying to process Or figure something out Or... I am feeling stressed & overwhelmed,A more common feeling than I'd ...

Cleaning Out The Closet

For the remainder of 2018, I'm committed to trying things: 1. I've never tried before 2. I've tried but failed to do consistently before. If I keep doing exactly the same thing I've been doing, little will...

Changes To Come

Summer approaches at full speed. I refer not to the technical season. (Although it too approaches quickly.) Instead, the end of the school year. June, July & August when (with or without kids) people te...

A Spa Like Life

In years past, once a year I'd travel out of the country to spend 3 weeks at a detox spa situated by the ocean in a tiny little town. The spa housed approximately 20 guests. Included 3 meals a day. And, 3 ho...

A Change Of Plans

By last Wednesday night I had the seeds of a plan. The dietary component was to follow a cleansing/healing program that Valentina Gaylord (owner of The LaGree Studio) was following. It included daily wor...

Lesson Born From Pain

I've had an incredibly stressful past 36 hours (to put it mildly.) During that time, I experienced the most personally traumatic event I've ever experienced. And, let me tell you... I've had a lifetime of (pret...

A Journey Begins

As I've mentioned before, I've been dealing with autoimmune issues for 29 years. Although, I cannot directly correlate things I've done with the results I've gotten (because I've always taken multiple appro...

In Deep Thought

I wake this morning. Lie quietly in bed as my body & mind fully awake. At first, I'm calm. Content. Then, as usual, a floodgate opens. Thoughts rush in. This represents one (of many) points during a day ...