Once upon a time….. I was married, had a corporate job and lived a typical American life. Then bam! I had a powerful dream that prompted me to dive into the first of many entrepreneurial ventures and crumble all elements of my disconnected mainstream life.
In 2010, I got divorced, traveled Europe solo, and returned home to fall in love with my best friend (Kris!) of many years.
My first solo ventures as an entrepreneur were centered around women’s health. This led into learning about food and nutrition, and then all things alternative health in general.
But now. I don’t know. It’s almost like I’m recovering from all of that. Gluten free, dairy free, vegan, paleo, no sugar, low sugar, candida diet, AIP, GAPS, nightshades, organic, non-GMO, naturopathic, homeopathic, chinese medicine, ahhhhhhh.
It’s all so much. I went through a dark period with all of that and am coming out of it now learning to simply listen to my body. Sometimes this means toaster waffles and a ginger beer.
In a lot of ways — all of those things are so divisive. It’s either or, black and white, with no middle ground and no integration. I am now a fan of all the things with no explanation needed. I do what’s best for me and have let go of any image I held of myself. I can change my mind. I can do what I want. It’s not always going to be the same.
In general though, I just give so many less fucks now. Learning about all that stuff was great, I needed it. It was good for me to shatter the tiny little world I was living in and I am grateful for all of the personal growth.
I still like my little space here on WordPress to just be unkempt. Cock & Crow is a bit more profesh and I needed a space where I could just document my life and dump my thoughts.
I’m glad you’re here – whoever you are. Maybe you’ll connect with something I’ve written or somehow feel a little less along or less weird. I’ll leave you with these last few tidbits.
Making lists. Drinking Earl Grey.
Olives. Cleaning behind the toilet.
Taking more baths. Reading Savage Love.