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self-care

  • Bountiful, blissful and beautiful
    Life Non classé

    Bountiful, blissful and beautiful

    My therapist always has the best outfits. She’s casual yet has an edge that makes her truly charming. As in she was the first one I saw with Toms way back in 2009. Def…

    April 13, 2019
  • Smells like team spirit
    Life

    Smells like team spirit

    Ever heard of after-Easter Halloween candies?  It’s probably because I’m the only kiddo to ever have practiced delayed gratification at 6.  See, I wanted to make sure I’d have candy all through the year.…

    April 7, 2019
  • Icing on the Rugrats cake
    Life

    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
  • Sleepover
    Life

    Sleepover

    It had been a while. A while since there had been a toothbrush next to mine in the bathroom cabinet. The noise of the shower running while I’m away in the kitchen. A warm…

    March 17, 2019
  • String of pearls
    Life

    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
  • The perfect ponytail
    Life

    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
  • The day I started lying
    Life

    The day I started lying

    I can’t put a date on it. Can’t remember exactly when. Maybe it was at dinner one night, when my parents were talking again about the factory where my dad was working closing.  The…

    February 3, 2019
  • Lifting heavy
    Life

    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
  • Sugar hangover
    Life

    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
  • Sending out an SOS
    Life

    Sending out an SOS

    She got the job. Communications director. And I’m very, very happy for her. She totally deserves it. She worked hard to get it. She climbed the ladder one step at a time. Spoke up.…

    December 19, 2018