3 Weeks Nicotine Free – UGH

I wanted to post an update on quitting smoking. Today is week 3. On the good side of the spectrum, my skin is clearing up, my general cravings have left and my teeth and eyes are whitening. My general level of anxiety has gone down a notch and I have less guilt about consciously killing… Continue reading 3 Weeks Nicotine Free – UGH

I’m falling in love with Rudy Francisco

…and I can’t help but tell the world. I came across one of his poems on YouTube and I was hooked. It’s not only the stories he is telling or his syntax, but the belief he puts behind each word. “My hobbies include editing my life story, hiding behind metaphors, and trying to convince my… Continue reading I’m falling in love with Rudy Francisco

2 Weeks Nicotine Free!

I can’t believe I’ve hit the two week mark of being cigarette free! 6 years of smoking and I finally have some freedom from nicotine. Cigarettes had truly become a “friend” and something I relied on to regulate my mood. Although the past 10 days have been filled with depression, angst, anger, regret, phlegm and… Continue reading 2 Weeks Nicotine Free!

Two Wolves

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life… “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. “One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and… Continue reading Two Wolves