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Facing Fears & Soiling Drawers

fear [feer] noun a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid This past week, we (Elizabeth and I, our boyfriend’s, my brother & sister-in-law and a few more friends) went to the Outer Banks for a weeklong vacation. We’ve rented the same house once before and always consider it one of the best weeks of the year. The dogs are able to come with us and we spend most of our time, beers-in-hand, by the pool & at the beach. We eat enormous, fresh-caught crabs almost daily...

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And now, on a very special episode of Blossom…

This past month has been a complete and total nonstop freight train of stuff to do, and I, for one, am exhausted. My house is a disaster and I need to write this post, but really all I want to do is sleep for 48 hours straight. Of course, last night as I was trying to fall asleep and quiet my mind, my brain only wanted to think about one thing - how in the hell my eating habits and thoughts about my eating habits have gotten so totally screwed up over the years. While I have never and probably will never have...

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Running Dirty

Elizabeth, Nicole and James drag themselves through an obstacle course/mud run . Hilarity Ensues. Nicole and I often talk about how we wish we would do more fun outdoor activities when the weather is nice, and for the longest time we've been wanting to do a mud run. So, last week on the spur of the moment Nicole found a mud run for us to do on her birthday, and I hesitantly agreed. Fast forward a few days later to Saturday the 9th, the day of the race and Nicole's birthday. The night prior, I'd had a couple of margaritas with friends...

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Meditation Update

So, this hasn't gone exactly as I had planned. If you'll remember, last week I posted about wanting to try meditation, and challenging myself to meditate for 21 days straight. I was all super confident and excited until I hit post and thought to myself - what now? What is meditation really, and how does one do it the right way? My mind began flooding with 1000 questions in a moment of what I can only think is the exact opposite of meditation. So, I began researching and read a lot of randomly googled articles that spoke of vague (and frankly, confusing) concepts...

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