Uncategorized Category

I’m ok.. ish.

I had this post planned out for a few weeks but never got around to posting it. And now I have new and different stuff to post. So I figure I’ll throw it all together here while I’m sitting alone with a cigar after getting out of work early on this beautiful Friday. First: I’m […]

Read More

Crisis Mode

It recently (like, last night) came to my attention that people have a very strong misunderstanding of what all I’ve been going through of late. Honestly, it doesn’t matter all that much, but I also know that what I have written here and elsewhere has been more one-sided than what I’ve actually been thinking about […]

Read More

Cigar family

There is a common phrase out there that family doesn’t always have to be your blood – and I believe that in a lot of ways. There are people in my life who I am not related to by blood or marriage and yet I consider them family. This last week I had an eye-opening […]

Read More

Which way is up?

Maybe this wasn’t today’s happy, or yesterday’s.. well, maybe yesterday’s.. but the simple fact that there has been any happy recently is a good thing. I re-read the last post on here before I began writing this one, and it’s funny how 2 months ago I was talking about the upward swing I was on and […]

Read More

I can see clearly now..

A good cigar, some gin, some juice.. hard to beat that. This was actually my picture from yesterday but today was much the same. It was absolutely gorgeous out after work and I enjoyed my favorite cigar with a drink I’ve grown a bit fond of lately. Today’s Happy was.. me. How I felt, how […]

Read More

Contrition..

So I failed at taking a happy picture today. But what I can say today’s happy is – was making something homemade for dinner. Chicken szechuan stir fry with brown rice. I totally should have snapped a picture but I failed miserably. I was too excited to get back to my fantastic and amazing Friday night […]

Read More

Time to get serious

I had a plan. A plan to hit a certain weight by the end of the year. And I’m way off track.  I have been stationary for the last month. Lose a few pounds, gain a few more, in the end I’m about where I started around the beginning of September. Really, since I hit […]

Read More

It’s the little things..

It feels amazing when someone calls me out on how much better I look. It feels amazing when I can get up and walk somewhere without instantly being out of breath. It even feels amazing that all my clothes are too damn big on me. Those are big changes. Those are the things that people […]

Read More