Good day to you all. Chris and I saw a movie this past weekend about the American Women’s Olympic Cycling Team who won the Silver Medal in the London Games in 2012. It was a story about the American team being underdogs. Because the US Cycling Team had been decimated by the Lance Armstrong doping … Continue reading My Personal Gold Medal
Cee and I have been looking for ways to increase the joy in our lives. We've been exercising our "joy muscles" by finding the things that bring us joy and opening ourselves up to others. It's been great fun. One thing that we needed to do was to figure out what joy felt like. If … Continue reading Searching for Joyful Feelings
After taking a short blogging break for the holidays and New Years, I thought I would start back by sharing a fun adventure Chris and I had on New Years Day. It was a partially sunny day to start with, the first sunny day we had in what seemed like weeks. We decided to drive … Continue reading New Years Hike and Adventure
Week of September 4th, 2019: Cee has lost 30 pounds since she got out of the hospital, all of it fluid basically in her right leg. It’s half the size it was a week ago. So amazing! We started wrapping the other leg, so she’s a mummy on both of her lower legs. Her legs … Continue reading Enter the Mummy
It was hard to judge the emotions behind Cee’s question. I could hear concern, despair, futility and curiosity in her voice, all blended into a heart-wrenching question. She was saying that the world had branded her an abject failure, someone to ridicule for being fat and lazy, lacking self control and pride in her appearance. … Continue reading Why would anyone want to work with people like me?