This post is a re-blog of an original I wrote in December, 2017, with some editing. On Thursdays I aim to review and edit some previously shared content to give myself more practice on the editing side. Thanks for your patience as I build my skills and allow myself to re-examine some favorite themes. *** … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Owning our bodies
We are not going to solve a broken health care system with a food system that is poisoning our population. Until we begin to understand that sugar, flour and other processed and "powdered" foods are killing us, and that we are addicted to them, both systems will remain broken. When I began to understand the role … Continue reading Solving for scarcity
There is an exercise recommended by Brooke Castillo, who produces the Life Coach School podcast, on "wanting from abundance" that I tried this morning as I was considering a dream I had last night. That one went into my handwritten journal. Not ready to interpret that one for y'all yet. When most people are asked … Continue reading Wanting from a place of abundance
After my peaceful and grateful post yesterday, I dove into a few blogs based on some recommendations by WordPress. I read about women as superheroes, and encountered some powerful writing about racism and privilege in America. It hit me pretty hard, but the point landed, this idea that white people of this country built their … Continue reading Owning our bodies
Drop the ball - and other surgery-related wisdom. Some of you regular readers to my blog might know that I was hospitalized 10 days ago for an emergency appendectomy surgery. Fortunately my recovery continues to go well, and I am truly grateful for the wonderful care I received, and for my husband picking up the … Continue reading Drop the ball
I am about to write a movie review. I have not yet done this, so why not? It's a Friday post and Fridays are for fun. Actually the movie is fairly serious, and it explores the relationships between different cultures, classes, and the nature of healing. I watched it once on my way to Mexico … Continue reading Beatriz at dinner
I am in Mexico City today to conduct three interviews for our clinical research specialist opening in the local office here. I also get to visit with a colleague who is no longer in my group but is one of my favorite people in my company. I am grateful for this opportunity to connect with … Continue reading Bienvenidos a México
Where is home for you? This is a question my mother-in-law asked me once, thinking perhaps that I would answer "Bemidji" where my grandparents had lived, where I spent my summers growing up, where my parents had retired. But I did not answer, and had to think about that question. I moved once a year … Continue reading Where is home for you?