Marvelous Monday morning

Despite the fact that I can usually bounce out of bed bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to conquer my day, I am not immune to occasionally feeling sluggish on Mondays.  Today definitely was not one of those Mondays.  I woke up peacefully sans alarm clock at 5am and started week 4 of my Couch Potato to 5K program.  Then I ate a bowl of sugar free oatmeal with a hearty heaping of flax seeds and a glass of 1% milk.  No, I have not lost my mind and I’m not dieting.  But I feel so much better when I eat clean and healthy, so if I’m not at a restaurant or cooking for a special occasion, that’s what I plan to do.

Was there time for yoga and a virtual church service before the pitter patter of young feet?  There was!  Would you believe me if I said I did all of this without a single drop of coffee?  I kid you not….the pot that pumps the caffeinated lifeblood into our veins met its tragic demise yesterday.  Between my mother and me I give it another hour at most before we’re speeding to Target to make a purchase for the most essential home furnishing other than the bathtub.

Methinks I’m running on natural energy– unbridled passion and enthusiasm!!– because I renewed Cocktails With Hemingway for another year last night. 

Thank you to Ginny at Capelli for my fabulous hair.

Thank you to Ginny at Capelli for my fabulous hair.

Endless thanks to my friend, Julia, who shared with me the Church of the Larger Fellowship.  It’s a Unitarian Universalist congregation without walls– meaning it’s all online.  Live services occur at 8pm ET on Sundays and 9am ET and 1:30pm ET on Mondays.  Beyond the website offers a wealth of information and opportunities to participate.  What an incredible supplement to my ‘in person’ spiritual community at Neshoba.  Even if you do not identify as a UU [or have no idea what that is]… I encourage you watch this afternoon’s service if you are able or check out some of the previous ones if you are not.  Consider it a way to enhance your current beliefs without detracting from any particular religion.  I assure you there is no crusade to promote our UU agenda found here either.  😉

With infinite love, gratitude, and respect,



About Cocktails With Hemingway

I'm blunt and opinionated. Virtually everything I say or do is a contradiction but I'm not a hypocrite. I never hesitate to speak my mind and never fail to leave an impression wherever I go. You love me, you hate me, but you'll never forget me.
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