graceful power

2 days til christmas! i think i’m going to put up my tree today… because these tiny wittle plates came! 😍 + my competition was the last “thing” i really remember doing before COVID took over. i trained hard and consistently nov-feb and had a blast doing it. if i had hit oooone more kg, … More graceful power

compassion fatigue

a little love goes a looooong way when the days are looooong and the issues are many. too tired to write more. look up “compassion fatigue.” (nod to @p611633 for the terminology.) i don’t know how much/how little i will be online through the end of the year. i will get to comments when i … More compassion fatigue

an honest poem

i’m just going to say the thing that you’re not “supposed” to say + i am tired AF of being single + i don’t like complaining about it because there is nothing anyone can really say or do to “fix” it + i know my family and friends also want it for me and i … More an honest poem

understanding men

these books changed my life these ebooks are 45% off til 11/30 at alisonarmstrong.com! see ch 1 for free at queenscode.com I LOVE MEN. they’re beautiful, vibrant, fun. i grew up with an incredible father, amazing brothers, and even my former lover/now friend is a great man. perhaps i got lucky, perhaps my experiences gifted … More understanding men

subtle observation

one of my favorite things to do is OBSERVE myself, others, the land, the internal, the external. some of my favorite yosemite pictures aren’t even of monumental landscapes. i was just driving and when i gasped at a field of trees or the subtle way the snow rested on the branches, i’d pull over and … More subtle observation

tend to your flame

9 years ago!? when the local paper came to our medicare class and captured us students giving each other the flu shot. i think this is still my gmail photo 😅😂 GET YOUR FLU SHOT! you canNOT get the flu from getting the flu shot, i promise. ask away if you have questions 💪🏽 things … More tend to your flame