Something else I’ve learned on this journey is that as much as I want to reach out and be there for everyone, not only is it an individual journey, sometimes I need to protect my own energy. I love to be there for my friends and help them, but I can’t always give my energy away.
Gingerfunk’s Blog || I Can’t
Lately I have been feeling drained. Do you ever have those times when your phone rings or a text comes through and you look at is and your mind automatically says, “I can’t. I just can’t today.” I don’t know if it’s too much screen time or burnout or what, but lately my mind keeps … Continue reading Gingerfunk’s Blog || I Can’t
The End of the World and Pretty Nails
I remember the first time my friend Joy messaged me about Color Street and the way she followed up quickly with, too much? I remember thinking “Is she serious right now? The world is ending and she’s talking about her nails??” I, on the other hand, was very busy fighting trolls on social media, reading … Continue reading The End of the World and Pretty Nails
Turning a Negative into a Positive
This morning, as I sit here, trying to check myself before I wreck myself, one woman stands out in my mind. She says the most important thing she does is look at bottles. She looks at bottles all day, sometimes for 12 hours a day. She then goes on to say that she is exhausted. Who am I to complain?
Blogging, biking and balance
So here I am. At the gym. Really don't want to be, but since I'm on week 3 of the new year, I know I need to. I started to fall off a bit. Most likely it was because I am that “all or nothing” gal. I get all Gung ho and burn myself right … Continue reading Blogging, biking and balance
Getting out of my own way
For most of my life weight has been an issue for me. I’ve had ups and downs. The last time I remember being really happy with my body was when I started running. I had just quit smoking for the first time. (yes, I had slip ups and have quit more than once.) Lately I … Continue reading Getting out of my own way