Our would have been wedding day

I’ve thought about this date a couple of times since we decided to pull the plug on our wedding plans. Again, not because we decided not to get married, but because we decided not to follow through with plans we’d been making. So, in some alternate universe, today would be …

Chlorella

I’ve been spending a lot of time this week looking into the supplement called chlorella. As a result, I’ve often had the Cruella De Vil song running through my head. They sound alike, right? Fun fact: The Replacements did a cover of Cruella De Vil (though it was called Cruella DeVille on the …

Our first half marathon!

I’d be the first to say that listening to people’s recountings of their fitness endeavours is boring as all heck. BUT, I’d also tell you that when people meet a new and exciting goal, then they should have permission to talk about it. Gryffindor in front, Hufflepuff behind Get sorted into your …

What I’ve read this year

Books and plants. Two things that are necessary to making my bedroom my sanctuary. As a kid, I did a lot of reading. As a kid, I had a lot more free time. Over the last few years, my reading has slowed. I blame it on some poor reading choices …

Global Running Day

We already know that there is a day to celebrate everything so Global Running Day is no surprise. To celebrate, my inbox had exploded with running related promotions this before I’d even gotten out of bed this morning. Lots of race deals and giveaways and all kinds of fun. Yay! In …

Remember how this feels right now

This is probably the most common piece of advice that I dole out. Whether a friend is feeling betrayed or a loved one just accomplished something they worked really hard for, that’s what I tell them. Remember how this feels. Describe it as accurately as you can. Think of as …

Grow something. Grow anything.

This is a tweet I look for nearly every month: Seeds to start in June!https://t.co/noQMQFA6Ud pic.twitter.com/T2RKac6HUa — West Coast Seeds (@westcoastseeds) June 1, 2017 I’m relatively new to gardening and I haven’t had a garden of my own that was actually in the ground since I lived with my folks nearly …

May in review

I mentioned in yesterday’s Jovial June post that May was a pretty great month for us. I/we started out with twelve goals and we were pretty successful when it comes to many of them. Our main focus was working on some habits that needed a little attention and a bit of …