For quite some time, I could tell my life has been slipping away from me. Not in that dying sort of way, at least not physically. However, I have sunken more into my work in the name of having a better life and all I have to show for it is - more work. Not exactly the way I thought I'd be digging myself out of the work hole.
It isn't that I view my work as a hole and am unhappy with it. I love my jobs. I do. And that's part of the problem. They give me a means to meet other needs, while still being pretty darn likable. So I don't realize when I need to pull back to focus on the other things in my life. You know about the other things - friends, family, health, wellness. Things. Example - I work to earn money so I can take my family on trips to neat places. I have worked. I have made money. We haven't gone anywhere. For the past few years, my brother has been living in different places and it wasn't until recently that we ventured out his way for a visit. We m…
I will miss Michelle Obama. She was classy and beautiful despite what the Facebook trolls would have you believe. She was an accomplished woman with a legal career before she stepped foot in the White House. She could be formal and she could dance the Dougie. She sang Carpool Karaoke and she spoke eloquently during official functions. She cared about the health of the youth of this nation. I was touched by how grounded she was and inspired by her achievements as a person, wife, and mother.
I expected to read nasty comments by Facebook trolls, but I wasn’t ready to personally experience hearing negativity about her. The blatant comparison of her to a primate was ridiculous. Absolutely, ridiculous. If there is any animal to compare her to, it is a unicorn. While that comparison was as in-your-face as it could be, others were not. Beauty/class has returned to the White House. I heard that a few times. You can veil your disrespect as much as you like, but it’s quite easy to pull that on…
I’m tired. I’m sure there are many people out there who are
tired too. Perhaps you're more tired than I am. So what the hell am I doing blogging
when I could be napping? I’m trying to get the word out – sometimes you have to
work your ass off!!!
It’s time for another physique competition. This time, hubby
is also prepping for his first physique competition too. It’s been the typical
love/hate thing going on. And how can it be anything but? My husband and I are
at opposite ends of most any spectrum. I put on mass by looking at weights and
he has to tinker with any plan that would work for anyone. I put on mass by
looking at food, while he can't shovel enough food down his pie-hole. I like
waking up and getting my cardio done first thing, he can barely wake up to pee.
So, it would seem that we're not all that similar.
If we took everything at face value, it would seem we are
fairly different. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes though. We both have