Daily writing prompt
What does “having it all” mean to you? Is it attainable?
“Having it all” seems to be such a dangerous and self-defeating phrase.
It implies that there is something currently missing.
I’ve never tried to define “having it all,” nor have I ever strived for it.
What I seek is peace, calm, small moments of joy, and gratitude for what I have.
The Sunday Scaries is a real thing, and I’ve been afflicted with it for most of my career.
The Sunday Scaries is the reason why I hardly ever take a vacation longer than a week. Because the longer the vacation, the worse the Sunday Scaries becomes.
The Sunday Scaries is a debilitating feeling of anxiety and anguish. It bubbles up to the surface feelings of insecurity and imposter syndrome.
It’s a feeling of panic and realization that you’re an adult, and that you’re expected to act like an adult.
When all you want to do is sleep in late and watch Fringe all day.
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Every time my web hosting plan comes close to renewing, I get that horrible anxiety.
You see, ever since I started blogging with WordPress (around 2005?), I’ve done the self-hosted kind, even though the under-the-hood technical aspects kind of terrified me.
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I noticed that when I opened the main Cloudflare plugin page on my WordPress site, I got an error spinner. I thought maybe I should deactivate the plugin and reactivate it to fix the problem.
But that was a mistake. Because it then resulted in a “Too many redirects” error when I tried to access my site, effectively locking me out of wp-admin as well.
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This post explains my fix for automating the lighting in my bathroom, using an Echo Flex with motion sensor and a Wyze bulb.
These are the devices I’m referring to:
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I have made this for myself as an evening sweet treat for weeks now!
It started out as a “microwave cobbler in a mug,” but when I broke the handle off my microwave and could no longer open it, I transitioned over to my oven.
I removed as much sugar as I could, so this treat is only 315 calories!
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Not gonna lie: Shakeology tastes kind of nasty at first sip.
But then again, most shake-like supplements taste that way to me.
But you find ways to doctor the mix to make it tastier.
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In all the time I’ve used 21 Day Fix Extreme, I’ve never used the little food containers. But I did want to follow the plan.
So I measured the exact amount of each food container using regular measuring cups. This makes it easier to track foods on MyFitnessPal, too!
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