Browsing Tag

failing

  • Lazy machine
    Life

    So much to do

    “You. Are. A. Machine.” I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count on the number of times someone told me that. In every area of my life. Back when I was running (can’t…

    March 31, 2019
  • Icing on the Rugrats cake
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    Icing on the [Rugrats] cake

    There’s this 2-hour yoga class I’ve been meaning to do for a couple of weeks. I’m waiting for this chill Friday night or laid-back Saturday afternoon to get to this one, as if you…

    March 23, 2019
  • String of pearls
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    String of pearls

    Forget about the list. I know, it’s quite tempting to write down all those criteria you’re looking for in your dream partner and pray that the one will come if you believe in it…

    March 9, 2019
  • Confidence is the name of the game
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    Confidence is the name of the game

    I was an obnoxious little girl. Or very assertive, if you prefer.  At 4, I already thought I knew it all. I was driving my babysitter crazy. She followed a certain schedule, with outside…

    March 2, 2019
  • The perfect ponytail
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    The perfect ponytail

    Not a single bump. I’d scream and cry if it was any other way. Every morning, the same fight. Facing the window in our small upstairs bathroom, my mom had to comply and follow…

    February 10, 2019
  • Breakfast buffet
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    Breakfast buffet

    Business trips. Big industry conferences. Lots of public transportation, people gathering from all around the place to meet and greet, travel expenses. Your day scheduled from morning to evening with presentations, workshops and other…

    January 27, 2019
  • Lifting heavy
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    Lifting heavy

    They recommend practicing with a shoe. Or something very, very light. I started with my pink 5 lbs. Because Turkish get-ups are not for the faint of heart. They’re the real deal.  Even with those…

    January 20, 2019
  • No more school
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    No more school

    Just cancelled my class. And dropped out of my program. Before even starting it.  I guess you could blame it on the cold. I dreaded the thought of having to attend a 7-10pm class…

    January 14, 2019
  • New year, new me?
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    New year, new me?

    I’m very eco-friendly. All about recycling. Carrying my pickle jar, five beets, three bananas and Coaticook ice cream without a bag the whole way home just to avoid the almost-mandatory-in-that-situation plastic bag (I mean,…

    January 6, 2019
  • Sugar hangover
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    Sugar hangover

    ’Tis the season to be jolly, my friends. Did you dare to? I hope you did. I sincerely wish you got to spend Christmas (or your festivity of choice) with family and loved ones,…

    December 30, 2018