Author Archives: Sally

About Sally

It's all about me. ALL OF IT. ABOUT ME.

Ponderables

Why do people swerve left or right to turn in the opposite direction? Why does my dog still bark at stuff outside of the house when she knows she’s going to be squirted with water, pulled off the furniture, or … Continue reading

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A completely inapplicable word

I like this word, but it applies to nothing in my life. I can’t even make it apply to my dog. ob·se·qui·ous əbˈsēkwēəs/ adjective obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. “they were served by obsequious waiters” synonyms: … Continue reading

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I’d like to register a complaint.

I thought I’d start blogging again because I need an outlet once more. Every time I’ve been to therapy, it’s been recommended that I journal or write. I choose to write and subject everyone else to my angst, pain, and … Continue reading

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5 years sober

Because I don’t have a sponsor and I don’t go to a support group, I usually forget my sobriety birthday: then Lumpy does something nice and reminds me. It turns out that August 22 is the day, and it’s a … Continue reading

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Things not to do

I went back to see a new orthopedic doctor today about my back pain, and before anything else, he  told me that, at this point, I should avoid doing things that make my back hurt. I kind of lost my … Continue reading

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racial justice

I became a racial justice facilitator about a year ago. I’ve only done maybe 4 events, but I  feel like just before and since I went through the training, I started truly considering my own racism and how I honestly feel about … Continue reading

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Running with dogs, version 5,061.0

I was finally able to run again today. Nothing spectacular, just a nice jaunt around one of the lakes with the pup. Running with Ripley is such a different beast than running with Guinness (who is actually now retired), but … Continue reading

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