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I could already taste the first sip. Closing my eyes, I languished in the warmth that’d start in my belly, then slowly spread, loosening my limbs and easing all tension....Read more
It's June 2014 & I am in the loveliest of hotel bathrooms
It's June 2014 & I am in the loveliest of hotel bathrooms. Unfortunately, I'm on the floor of that bathroom, clinging to the toilet while I dry heave. Even more...Read more
I was 7 when I decided
I was 7 when I decided. It happened the way it does for a lot of us: a friendly adult smiled down at me & said, "What do you want...Read more
"Now I want to get better for me."
"When I came here, I wanted to get better for my kids & husband. Now I want to get better for me." Meet one of my new favorite women. You...Read more
"You're lucky, you know."
"You're lucky, you know." It’s April 2018 and I'm in Ecuador, sitting across the fire from an incredibly wise shaman. "You're leaving this retreat without a lot of emotional baggage....Read more
Earlier today, I found myself in a bit of a predicament
Earlier today, I found myself in a bit of a predicament. I was driving & the driver in front of me slammed on their brakes. My instincts told me to...Read more
"Life is a sexually transmitted disease with a 100% mortality rate."
"Life is a sexually transmitted disease with a 100% mortality rate." That's pretty much my favorite quote about this whole "being human" thing. I'd give credit to the author, but...Read more