Underground Wellness

Friday, June 22, 2012

Time for an Update

It seems yet again that this blog has gone idle. Life has been full. As you can see above, seven different courses. That doesn't include the daily life of a single working mom. But I have to be honest here. Life is good! You see, I actually started this blog a few years back under a different name. In the middle of being extremely ill, not finding any information that would make me feel connected to my situation, I started this blog to journal my days. Maybe someone else in the same situation would feel a little better. I let it go idle. Life was full of just trying to survive. Then one day I started to finally get better. New blog name, new mission. I was going to now share how I was getting better. Maybe yet again, it would help someone. The funny thing was, looking back, for me getting better was not an easy path. The vision that comes to mind during this time was of the original Aliens movie, when the alien is coming out of the guys stomach. It was agonizing, both physically and mentally. What I've noticed over the last few months though, is that I am no longer falling in a downward spiral of the unknown, nor am I going through an agonizing recovery. I am here.. My life is far from perfect, but I am now in management position. Life is settling into a normal pattern. Things have stabilized for the first time in five years. I am me, myself and I again. I've decided that as much as I lacked the courage to tell my story while I was in it, that maybe now I can go back and share my journey. Over the next few weeks I've decided to use this blog to tell that story. I've also been pretty busy with my workshare CSA. I've actually moved to posting about that over at my other blog, it seemed to fit better over there. So, if your interested in reading about my journey with local, seasonal and organic food, head on over and take a peak. I've have lots of new ideas moving forward here and I look forward to sharing them with you as they come together. It's time.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Perpetual Student

Life has been full! It seems I have become the perpetual student. I have reached the midway point in my Family Herbalist Program and now my Natural Skin Care Program is just beginning. I am very excited about the prospect of supply my family with our own good quality skin care products. I am running along smoothly with my second year with IIN. The summer semester at the local college is up and running. Two classes back to back on Wednesday makes this pretty easy to fit in. Everything seems to be flowing smoothly. There are days when I wonder what in the world I am doing, and yet I look at this time as a quick stint in a much bigger picture and so for the moment I will play the role of student. The only thing that sits on the back burner is my Yoga. I need to make that a bigger priority. We will see how things flow over the next few months. Well off I go. All those books are calling my name.