don't let people drive by and throw their garbage on you

Don’t Let People Throw Their Garbage All Over You

I was having a conversation with my boyfriend a while back and he commented on a phrase he’d heard that goes like this:

Sometimes people drive by you in their car, throw all of their garbage out the window at you and then zoom off.

It sounds harsh (or maybe too descriptive), but this has happened to me a couple times in the last few days, so I thought I would touch on this topic. Continue reading

my messed up sleep schedules

Messed up sleep schedules!

When I was young, I used to sleep like the dead. And I mean this in the most luxurious way possible! Not only would I sleep through the nights, I could often sleep until noon and just loved the feel of my body buried in covers, down in the dark of my cozy and eerily silent basement bedroom.

Now things are different. I believe it started when I was pregnant with my daughter. I just couldn’t get comfortable. I’d roll to one side, roll to the other side. Tried experimenting with pillows. It was no use.  Continue reading

distractions in the world can make it difficult to get anything done

Why can’t I finish anything?

Living in a society that throws each of us more distractions per hour than we can count on our fingers can leave us with the feeling of always being behind. At some point, we acknowledge that we are never going to catch up and our incentive to stay ahead of the game dwindles. Compound this by the fact that everything has to be attended to “now” as we juggle multiple high-priority items, and rarely have enough time to do a good job on any task, let alone multiple tasks. Why bother at all. Sooner or later we end up dropping all of the balls and even though we’ve admitted defeat, the feeling of having a moment to stay still is long overdue and a welcome state.

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