Procrastination vs. Self Care

Avoidance. Taking a break. Filling my cup. Delaying the inevitable. All of life is a balancing act. I believe most people have more goals, tasks, or demands than they could possibly accomplish in a single day. Whether it is children who need attention, job or school tasks that demand completion, or relationships that require tenderness…

Seeking Thanksgiving

Hospitals don’t get holidays. Sickness doesn’t take a break, so hospitals have to keep working to promote wellness and health — no matter what date the calendar says. I was thankful to have the weekend before Thanksgiving off this year to celebrate with my family. We’ve come to expect this “modified Thanksgiving” since I often…

72 Hours

72 Hours. Depending on what you’re measuring it could be an incredibly long or an incredibly short time. Consider building a cathedral in 72 hours versus holding your breath for 72 hours. For me, 72 hours is the length of time that my patience lasts before giving out entirely. I took ill last week. Typical…

Internal Daylight Savings

No, I’m not dead. No, I haven’t decided to live off the grid. No, I haven’t eloped. February was just a blur.  Traveling, speaking, multiple illnesses, and a twenty-mile race can make a month very tight and very exhausting. I feel like I am just now able to process all that happened in February. Like my…

Up From the Bed She Returns!

(Sung to the tune of “Up From the Grave He Arose”) Up from the bed she returns! With a mighty triumph o’er her germs! She returns a victor o’er post nasal drip, And she vows her health to never again slip! She returns! She returns! Hallelujiah, Kelly (is-no-longer-sick-and-feels-like-a-normal-person-again-thanks-to-soup-honey-and-Disney-movies) Returns!   Thanks for all those who…

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