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6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)

I love sleep. It loves me. There’s mutual admiration going on here. #muah Unfortunately, it can be hard to come by for many of us. Life gets in the way, sleep is necessary for life, and then we’re quickly an exhausted mess and we wonder why. #askmehowiknow I’m the queen of the late-night second wind.… Continue reading 6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)

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The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep

True, robust health starts with… sleep. You thought I was going to say food, didn’t you? #psych April is The Month of Sleep (cue fanfare) for my new project here. I’m excited. And kind of exhausted just thinking about it. I’m not sure why it seems like such a sacrifice to prioritize sleep. After all,… Continue reading The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep

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The Background Story: Part 4

If you haven’t checked out Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3, now’s your chance to go read my oversharing about my health history. Some posts have throwback pics. Yikes. I’m continuing on from the gluten-free years into the WTF-do-I-eat years. These are also the years when my tether to conventional medicine ever-so-slowly breaks loose.… Continue reading The Background Story: Part 4

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On Caffeine, Spelling, and Chemical Imbalances

I like to think I’m a pretty decent speller. After all, I did win the school spelling bee in fifth grade. #imkindofabigdeal That said, I spell inspiration C-O-F-F-E-E. An alternative spelling, derived from the Old French, would be C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E. Synonym: motivation. I feel like I can’t function without it. I also can’t function with it,… Continue reading On Caffeine, Spelling, and Chemical Imbalances

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Too legit, too legit to quit

There has been a block to my blogging. So instead of working on the posts I have in the works (They do exist!), I’m sitting here trying to figure out exactly what’s in my way, what’s creating this roadblock-of-movie-car-chase-proportions. You know, one of those epic car chases that includes someone knocking over a fruit stand.… Continue reading Too legit, too legit to quit

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On Having Letters After Your Name

This one might ruffle some feathers. I’m usually biting my tongue because I like confrontation about as much as I like giving up coffee. #hatehatehateloatheentirely. But this has come up in some recent conversations, and I feel the need to address it, if only for myself. (Yes, I like to start my sentence fragments with… Continue reading On Having Letters After Your Name