Things are hard, and today I need to feel it.
Gratitude For Those Who Give Me Life on the Roughest Days – Part 1
I've been absent for some time now. That's not a giant shock to those of you who've read this blog regularly. Allow me to clarify. I haven't been writing much here for at least a year, but more than that I've cocooned, more emotionally than physically but particularly in this online space - a space … Continue reading Gratitude For Those Who Give Me Life on the Roughest Days – Part 1
A Mini Update and Advice Gleaned from Jane Austen
Ah...Grief Happens...but so does joy! I've missed you guys! I have so much I want to share, but alas, I'm the type who thrives only if I get my 8 hours of sleep, eat my veggies and healthy fats, and move my ass on the regular. I've been quite busy with some of my other … Continue reading A Mini Update and Advice Gleaned from Jane Austen
Greetings, friends! Happy 2016. I promise to provide a more in-depth update soon, but for now, I hope you'll check out this new site. If you're moved to do so, please follow Live.Snap.Write.
My Friends Keep Me Smiling — WGWW
What's Going Well Wednesday, friends? The following are a few recent quotes from some of my pals that gave me pause. ~~~ I told my friend Steph that I need to join a local writing group. Her response: "I'd just as soon show my vagina to the clerk at Publix than let people read my … Continue reading My Friends Keep Me Smiling — WGWW
Tuesday Snark: Things I Wish I Could Say
I'm hibernating these days. I'm keeping my hat on and my head down in the school drop-off lane. I'm declining all those glorious PTA committee chair requests -- 'Why, no, as much as I'd love to sell Krispy Kremes or head up the Second Grade Fun Run, I have to pass. Thanks so much for … Continue reading Tuesday Snark: Things I Wish I Could Say
Past Post Monday — I Needed a Muzzle Then; I STILL Need One from Time to Time
It's fun to look back and see progress, as well as the demons that still occasionally haunt us. I played a blog game tonight and read old posts at random. Since I haven't had much writing mojo lately, I decided to play and post. I closed my eyes, tapped my tag cloud and up popped … Continue reading Past Post Monday — I Needed a Muzzle Then; I STILL Need One from Time to Time
Activities to Avoid When Feeling Depressed
1) Resume Writing -- OH MY GOD. This is what I was attempting when I threw in the towel and decided to blog. I met a lovely woman at a function this past Friday. We struck up an easy conversation, and a mutual friend wandered over and said, "Viv, tell Caroline about your editing business!" … Continue reading Activities to Avoid When Feeling Depressed
Still Plugging Away . . .
I've wanted to post an update, but I've been doing my best to stay focused on my work the past two days. I'll try to sum up the highpoints. The Good: -- I've gotten up every day this week at 5:30 and exercised. This is huge for me -- not so much the exercising but … Continue reading Still Plugging Away . . .
Revamping My Schedule
Prepare yourself, friends. Here comes another I gotta get my life together post. I need accountability and since I have none of that in my real life, I'm using this blog. I'm overwhelmed and at that point where I'm just sitting -- staring at the piles and trying to settle my brain and decide what … Continue reading Revamping My Schedule