Making changes

I'm feeling sore and stiff tonight, but overall pretty good. I've had a general body ache for a few days, especially in my calfs since I hopped on the treadmill again the other day. However, despite the aches, pains, and body protests, I hit the treadmill for a 30 minute workout today. I'm a little … Continue reading Making changes

Enjoying down-time

Today was the first real "day-off" I've had in a few weeks. The bad news, a chunk of it was playing catch up around the house. The good news is, even with the housework I worked at catching up on, I still managed to get in a couple hours of 'The Outer Worlds' on the … Continue reading Enjoying down-time

Course correction

I officially need to back off things a bit. I'm feeling pretty good mentally, but I am getting tired. Physically, my blood pressure and blood sugar levels are stating to hate me as well. I've had som much going on that I haven't b been working out, and my diet has gone to crap, resulting … Continue reading Course correction

Busy day…

I am glad that tomorrow is having a somewhat slower start to the day. Up and out the door by 915, to take photos at a new sport group that is operating in town. After that, it was down to Hanna to give a presentation on mental health and PTSD for a class project for … Continue reading Busy day…

You live, you learn…

As busy as today was, I still managed to find some downtime. I was up early, and had the plumber stop in to check on a couple of things that we need to get dealt, then off to the lodge to do a photo shoot for the church members who live up there. It was … Continue reading You live, you learn…

Time to recharge…

Today was definitely harder than yesterday. The material covered during day two of the ASIST course built on the material we covered yesterday, and then gave us plenty of opportunity to practise it. Unfortunately, when it was my turn to put the skills to use, my partner stymied me at every opportunity, resulting in me … Continue reading Time to recharge…

Maintaining

Today has been a heavy day. I spent the day on course, taking my Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST.) Talking about suicide and mental health all day has been draining, but also cathartic. The people in the course come from a diverse range of backgrounds, however I did know a few of them, and … Continue reading Maintaining