January has proven to be an extremely cleansing month in our home. Fresh starts and healthy habits for the year, undoubtedly anchoring it’s teeth into our skin. They say to try something new for thirty days to make it it a habit. Without even realizing anything new and different soon won’t be. The thing or obstacle you have set to make your own will indeed quickly become routine.
Walking through the wooden door on the left, we are greeted with a friendly smile. I was big and pregnant expecting our first child. The painted animals across the walls give me a familiar feeling. I was never your client as a child, like the many others throughout this great city, but I’d been here before, just not for this. My husband was your patient, along with many other Tampa natives since birth and was still clinging on to you when we started dating.
The darkness fails lightly around me at first
Unwelcome, settling into my skin
Everything near and dear to me feels somehow distant
It creeps in slowly, shutting down one corridor at a time
The levels of my despair feel cold and lonely
From the beginning of time we’ve been told how important it is to eat healthy.
We have food pyramids, diagrams and all sorts of information to keep our vitals up and functioning at their best. However getting the correct and most useful report can create quite a challenge.
I’ve waited all week to see her. I couldn’t wait to hear all the gory details of her newest feat, a 50 mile ultra marathon trail run. Dana waits among the others for the Saturday morning running loop. Nonchalantly adjusting her headband and fleece. It’s a brisk 46 degrees this morning which means it is the heart of winter for us Tampanians.