Wellness Check 10/19/202

I woke up feeling absolutely miserable this morning from allergies. My throat is sore, my nose is stuffy, and well I don't have a fever I am having hot flashes.So realizing that I felt like shit I did the logical thing and took a sick day to rest up and take care of myself. What bothers me isn't being sick it's the two hours I spent struggling to sending the email out to let the company know. I had to go through an entire arguement with myself that I didn't have to feel... more

Oct 19

Wellness 10/16/2021

Take time to do something simple and special. You don't need a big event to celebrate life, just some simple pleasant atmosphere. Personal favorite is an firepit out back with a good bottle of mead, some baked goods, some offered to Freya and Frigg to protect the home and family. Or you know, whatever you are into. Take sometime to celebrate simple things and live a little.Stay hyrdated, keep dreaming.

Oct 16

Pregnancy and Infancy Loss Remembrance Day 2021

It's Friday and usually that's cause for joy, so I am sorry to bring the mood down today with my topic, but this is something that has to be said, this can be extremely difficult to read and triggering so if you want to back out now, do so, I understand, I didn't want to write it, I don't expect you to read it.Two and a half a years ago, in 2019, my partner was pregnant. We were at 20 weeks, and things were going great, the baby was a healthy weight and all the vitals looked... more

Oct 15

Wellness Check 10/14/2021

It is Thursday. Some call it Thirsty Thursday.As such I'm going to go back to one of my original topics, one that subtly is in each of my wellness checks but is so important: staying hydrated.We are between 45-65% water as adults depending on weight and gender. You'll start feeling thirsty at just 2-3% of your body's normal water loss. A 2% dehydration impairs performance in mental tasks and physical coordination. Many times when we have headaches it's due to dehydration... more

Oct 14

Wellness Check 10/13/2021

It's Wednesday, the middle of the week, your tired from the bs and still have more to go.But it's hump day so you don't need me to tell you how to cheer up, it's in the nickname, go for it, the release will do you good, help get that stress out of your body. We all need it, it's biological, so find a consenting partner or just treat yourself to some alone time. Stay hydrated, keep dreaming.

Oct 13

Wellness Check 10/12/2021

Tuesdays are always worse than Monday. You're in the middle of it now, there's no weekend coming soon, and any previous weekend excitement is gone. All that you have is a day of work followed by 3 more days of work. Any dreams of actually being useful and productive this week are gone, the fire has gone out and you're just on autopilot wondering where your life went wrong.You're life hasn't gone wrong, you're not broken. You're a flawed human being in a broken... more

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