I know that I tend to get a little introspective and serious around here sometimes, so I wanted to lighten things up with a little recap of the fun things I did each month that didn't make it to the blog. Let's see what March held, shall we? pre-topping post-topping, pre-baking I made a blueberry… Continue reading monthly experiences – March 2019.
It's not very often that I get to see my friend, Elena. So, when we were able to make plans for a late afternoon weekday hike, I was thrilled. We planned to meet at the Fort Ord National Monument Creekside entrance. This was not an area I had explored before, so I was excited for… Continue reading hike: fort ord national monument – engineer canyon + oil well loop.
Photo by Free Photos.cc on Pexels.com Today marks this blog's two year anniversary. It all started with this post. Yay! Over the last two years, I have blogged about my struggles, my joys, and the things that made me go "meh." Today I perused a few of those early posts and my, how much I… Continue reading two years.
Hiking is one of my favorite ways to unwind on the weekends and I wanted to share my adventures with you. Here's the hike I did with a group of friends on Saturday! traditional pre-hike photo, graciously taken by the park attendant Hike Details Toro County ParkHours - 8am to 6pm in March - time… Continue reading hike: toro park – east ridge trail.
I just bought a planner and to be honest, it's not the planner I had envisioned it to be. Amazon's description of it was accurate, it just has more features than I had anticipated. It has sections for a life statement, a vision statement, emotional vibrations and affirmations, and thing of all dreadful things...goal setting.… Continue reading goals…or the lack thereof.
I am working my way through 100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs. Today's entry was about play and about how play is necessary to our daily lives. I realized that I don't play very much. I have a habit of taking everything in life so very seriously and I love to analyze everything.… Continue reading play.
I don’t do selfies very often. But today...today, I need to share. Today I changed my IG handle from my first and middle names to untightlywound. I am on a quest to not be so tightly wound, hence the new handle. My face and my shallow breath show just how tightly wound I am. I… Continue reading untightly wound.
I know that I tend to get a little introspective and serious around here sometimes, so I wanted to lighten things up with a little recap of the fun things I did each month that didn't make it to the blog. Let's see what February held, shall we? a good book and a bath One… Continue reading monthly experiences – February 2019.
As much as I enjoy the smell of brewing coffee and the feel of a warm mug of black coffee in my hand, I have come to the realization that I cannot drink it every day. It's nothing earth-shattering or dangerous, really. I just don't feel good when I drink it every day and I… Continue reading me + coffee.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I am struggling with anxiety. I want to say that it's not too bad and that I'm fine. And it's true. It's not that bad. But I'm not fine. My anxiety shows up in ways that it won't for others and my coping mechanisms are different than others, so while… Continue reading me + anxiety + coping mechanisms.