This blog is now live…

Welcome, readers, if any of you have followed me over from The Demo Reel. I’ll be porting over a few posts a week, and even building new posts [gasp!]

I’ve acquired a [drum roll] camera phone, and having thus entered the 21st century, I may even be able to do Real MoBlogging and Real Photo Blogging.

I’ll be catching up on what’s been up with me over the last few months, and moving over bloggy goodness from my old blog.  I may even start twittering again…

Category: Along the Artist’s Way

Working through Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist’s Way,was a life-changing experience for me. This category is intended to record my status as I continue to practice the principles and exercises I learned there, and also in her follow-up book, The Vein of Gold. As of today, on the plus side: 

 

* I’ve been keeping up with Morning Pages for many months. 

* I’ve been doing my Artist Dates on a regular basis for months as well. 

* I’ve been following my medical food plan for two days. 

 

On the minus side, my record in self-care is not great: 

* I’ve not been getting enough sleep. 

* I’ve not been eating well, until 2 days ago. 

* I’ve not been doing the Daily Walks recommended in The Vein of Gold; which counts twice, both in spiritual discipline and in self-care. 

* As for Weekly Walks, forget it. Hasn’t really happened since January. 

 

I’m posting this, not because I really think anyone cares about whether I’m following my eating plan or walking daily, but to have a PUBLIC record of my progress, or lack thereof, in these matters. 

 

Update 10:41 PM – What was I THINKING when I posted this morning? Ahem. It’s important to me that this is public to keep myself honest with me. I’m really bad about rationalizing this stuff. I plan on making an entry in this category whenever something significantly changes; i.e., my self-care gets better (or worse), I follow through on some recommended exercise (or abandon the attempt.) I’m hoping that somewhere out there in blog-land I can find a buddy or three to communicate with about this.

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