Tag: intention

in which I am working on compassion

My left leg is being an idiot again. It had been behaving for a bit there; not perfect, not ideal, but just okay enough that I was feeling hopeful. Today, though. Today I woke up with it feeling heavy, leaden, achy, dull and less- than- responsive. Stupid leg. Idiot leg. I got out of bed and immediately felt a flash…

in which there is something like resolve

  Resolutions are bullshit. Okay, maybe they work for you, but they only half- work for me. Every year, my Resolution Number One is “Don’t Die” and so far I am acing that. But when it comes to going to the gym four times a week, swearing less, taking underwater ballistic ballroom basket- weaving lessons at the local community center,…

resolutions (intentions) 2011

1. Don’t die. (Good job on this one last year!) 2. Postpone dying: keep running, keep eating well, keep avoiding cigarettes, expand my home yoga practice. I’d like to go to bed consistently early, and wake up earlier, too. 3. Give myself more creative space: blog more, write more, create more. Take 365 photos, again: that’s fun. 4. Knit at…