"I always think that cynics are really romantics who have been crushed sometime in their lives and have put up this cynical mask to protect themselves." ~Jeff Bridges This quotation makes me think of one thing: Vulnerability. Actually, more appropriately, it makes me think of a lack of vulnerability. Unfortunately, I believe that this quotation… Continue reading Day 15: The Truth About Cynics
"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." ~Guillaume Apollinaire On this date one year ago, I joined a splurge group with K. That night symbolized an important moment for me, and I think this quote captures it well. Happiness encompasses so many different things: It can… Continue reading Day 9: A Moment in Happiness
Today I am falling apart a little. My NaBloPoMo project is an ongoing string of pre-scheduled posts that I've been working on behind the scenes. But this post is me... today. I had coffee with a resident friend of mine. We commiserated on the challenges of our lives as first year obstetrical residents in a… Continue reading A Break From The Pattern
When is it time to let go? Of a time? Or a place? Or a person? Or a dream? When do you decide if holding on is more painful than letting go? When is it time to stop putting in the effort? When do you accept that goodbye is inevitable? When is it okay to… Continue reading When?
When someone disappoints you, do you tell them, or do you keep it to yourself? I usually keep it to myself. I've learned, however, that by not expressing my feelings, the disappointment grows and festers and breeds resentment. That's why this time I did it differently. This coming weekend I was supposed to meet K out… Continue reading Disappointment