Lately, I have found myself questioning my purpose in life. Certainly there has to be more than work, food, and sleep. As one who works in the medical field, my hunt for purpose started long ago. Why are we here on earth if not to help others? The human connection. So why, if I have … Continue reading What Does it All Mean?
For as long as I can remember, I have been a creature of habit. There have been the occasional moments of spontaneity (usually fueled by my friends) that have left me feeling exhilarated, but for the most part I like routine. Routine keeps me feeling safe. While boring, there is no fear of danger with … Continue reading
T minus 1 Week until vacation (first since November), time with close friends, and, of course, the Essex Half Marathon. I happened to look at the elevation profile a month ago and completely panicked. But I am just going to give it my all, go slow on hills and remember, it's only a race and … Continue reading T minus 1 Week
^^ Take note of the oxford comma. I don't understand people. Every time I think I understand them, I am proven wrong. I am never one to "fit in" or to go with the crowd. I have a controversial view of death and dying that probably makes people uncomfortable. My grandmother died tonight. Less than … Continue reading The Truth about Death, Dying, and Life
The saying goes if you’re not happy, then you need to change something in your life. Right now I’m not happy. I feel lonely much of the time, and am tired of going home at the end of the day to an empty bed. For many years I was comfortable with this, even embraced it. … Continue reading The Forever Hunt for Happiness
And Indian Food. You got to love Indian Food. It's completely comfort food- rice, creamy sauce and chunks of meat with bread. It is comfort food in every culture. Today I feel quite unsettled, restless. Just a recap on my life: there are two major players that I really care about, both completely unobtainable for … Continue reading Sunday Night Wine
"Guys like no drama, no expectations , no demands, no pressure". - My Aunt Maybe I would have believed this if I was in my early twenties. However, being almost thirty (cough cough, I'm getting old), I know better. Sure, some guys fit this category. But many guys are the exact opposite, and have greater … Continue reading