Today’s Bloganuary prompt: Describe the happiest day of your life. Today is a hard day. I woke up well before my alarm, and couldn’t get back to sleep. I did my first cardio workout at the gym in months, and although I’m happy I did it, it was exhausting and I felt like throwing upContinue reading “Bloganuary 17, 2023: Describe the happiest day of your life.”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell? Dill. Hands down, without question. The smell of dill makes me think of my maternal grandmother. Baba, as I lovingly referred to her, was a tremendous cook of traditionally Jewish food. Her matzoh ball soup was unrivaled in its deliciousness. And it’sContinue reading “Bloganuary 16, 2023: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: If you had a billion US dollars, how would you spend it? When I try to comprehend how much a billion truly is, my mind breaks. I read something online once that explained that one million seconds is 12 days, and one billion seconds is 31 years. Thirty. One. Years. Seriously??? IContinue reading “Bloganuary 13, 2023: If you had a billion US dollars, how would you spend it?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: Has a book changed your life? Oh, goodness, yes! After I left my marriage in June of 2020, my career coach casually mentioned Glennon Doyle’s book, “Untamed.” She thought it would help me on my journey to discover me. She was right. The book highlights how common and widespread it is forContinue reading “Bloganuary 10, 2023: Has a book changed your life?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: How far back in your family tree can you go? This is a tough one for me. Growing up, I think it’s fair to say I knew less of my family than my peers knew of theirs. My immediate family included my mom, my dad, and my brother, who’s 7 years olderContinue reading “Bloganuary 8, 2023: How far back in your family tree can you go?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: What brings you joy in life? Oof! There are way too many things that spark joy to whittle down to a single answer. So, I’m not even going to try. In no particular order, here are some of the things that bring me joy: I know in my heart that this listContinue reading “Bloganuary 5, 2023: What brings you joy in life?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: How are you brave? If this had been a prompt from last year’s Bloganuary, I’m sure I would have reflected on living unapologetically as a lesbian. I work hard to normalize it, because it’s indeed still a challenge to be out in certain situations, places, and conversations. There are still times thatContinue reading “Bloganuary 2, 2023: How are you brave?”
Growing up, it’s what I heard my mom say all the time: “There aren’t enough hours in the day!” Each and every time she said it, I was overcome with sheer disbelief. After all, time ticked by sooooo slowly as a kid. But I get it now. I hear my own voice making the sameContinue reading “There aren’t enough hours in the day!”
Today’s prompt: What is your favorite part about yourself?
Today’s prompt: If you could, what year would you time travel to and why?