Another Beautiful Day In Chaos

sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't…

Food

Gratitude

In the worst month of my adult life, I’ve had to take stock of what’s important and face reality about what’s not. I’ve had to stop and count my blessings at a time when they all felt like sand slipping through my fingers. I’ve never been more sad or had more reason to be hopeful about the future. I’ve also never had more stress or reason to worry, in my […]

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That chicken tho….

I didn’t sleep at all and I felt like it. To add insult to injury, a migraine crept its way up the back of my neck around noon and claimed me. Of all the worst timing, this one takes the cake because I had a lunch date with the king of the kitchen. Not one to accept defeat without a fight, I slipped into my shoes and went anyway. Driving […]

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Spaghetti

He knows I’m surviving my first month of CrossFit and am physically suffering as a result. He knows I don’t eat when I’m upset and the scary level of stress I’ve been under. He’s aware that he’s a huge part of that stress. I’m running from every kind of difficulty, while forgetting to eat and sleep. An hour a day on the elliptical and twice a week with a personal […]

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Coping.

I’m not the best at taking advice. I don’t know if it’s because I’m so stubborn or what? Either way, I take the path less followed and learn the hard way more often than not. I’ll do it myself or die trying. Consequently, I’ve done some very stupid shit. I rewired the garage, for instance. Complete with a whole new breaker box, new wire and outlets… ugh. That was a […]

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Fermented obsession

The thing about having a garden and being moderately OCD is that I grow things I don’t eat, purely for color and shape. I end up with a lot of shallots, cabbage, beets, and so on… Some of it takes up a huge amount of space after you have harvested the garden for frost. 8 cabbages, for instance. I was trying to juggle other groceries in amongst the giant purple […]

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