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Posts Tagged ‘exhaustion’

Recognizing exhaustion

When I was still living in Oakland I had a therapist. We talked about a lot of things. A big focus was the stress coming from my work life. It was taking over other parts of my life. My therapist and I discovered that I put too much of myself into my job/career/workplace. It never […]


Caffeine and adrenaline

I am a regular coffee drinker. At work I usually have one cup in the morning. The days I work from home and weekends I usually have two cups. A couple of weeks ago I was really tired at work and upped my coffee intake to two cups. By Wednesday of that week I had […]


Being kind to me

I recently wrote a post about being a chaotic hot mess. Don’t worry, I’m OK. I’m just exhausted. I know I haven’t posted lately. Sorry about that. I just couldn’t muster the energy for a blog post this past week. Nothing super terrible is happening in my life. It’s just a lot of stuff. And […]


A hot mess

Do you ever feel like your life is a hot mess? Disorganized? Out of routine? Lately that’s how I feel. At home, at work, all aspects of my life. I strive on routine. And my life has been anything but. I am trying to embrace the disorganized, the fly by the day goings on, the […]


Giving my adrenal fatigue some ‘dessert’

I believe I am suffering from adrenal fatigue. AdrenalFatigue.org says:¬†Adrenal fatigue is a collection of signs and symptoms, known as a syndrome, that results when the adrenal glands function below the necessary level. …¬†You may look and act relatively normal with adrenal fatigue and may not have any obvious signs of physical illness, yet you […]


I kinda suck

I haven’t worked out since last Wednesday. And I have a ton of excuses. Well, I did take a yoga class Wednesday morning anticipating my flu shot that late morning. The nurse told me I shouldn’t work out or party until the weekend. My arm was still sore Thursday so no kickboxing. Friday Curt and […]