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Day 363-366 Risk: A Lesson In Fear

Day 363-366 Risk: A Lesson In Fear

When I envisioned the weekend of my thirtieth birthday, I imagined Mexican beaches and margaritas. Or karaoke and Asian cuisine. When the weekend got closer and the planning began, I envisioned the circus show we’d be going to, and playing in the park. What I did not imagine was that the days leading up to … Continue reading

Day 362 Risk: Let Go

After nearly ten years together, it’s rare for my husband and I to come out of an argument without something useful. We usually try to sit with each other until we’ve figured out what went wrong, or agree to come back to the problem later. Late, late Monday night the potential for an argument arose, … Continue reading

Day 349 Risk: Rock A Pair Of Red Pants

Day 349 Risk: Rock A Pair Of Red Pants

I’ve crushed over the colored, skinny pants trend a lot lately. Silky mint ice cream, luscious grapefruit, crunchy purple cabbage; I want them all. Chic, stylish, girly–can’t get better than that. But I wondered if I could pull them off. My hips and thighs are plentiful. I love my legs, don’t get me wrong, but … Continue reading

Day 343 Risk: Breakfast With Someone New

Day 343 Risk: Breakfast With Someone New

The benefit of attending events alone is that it forces you to meet people. When I go somewhere with my husband or a friend, I stand in the corner, sipping my cocktail, maybe chatting with someone else, but mostly sticking to known territory. It’s safe, comfortable, and keeps me from saying something stupid that could … Continue reading

Day 342 Risk: Take a Day Off for My Honey

Day 342 Risk: Take a Day Off for My Honey

Between taking on an extra job, taking a writing class, and just living in general, my day-to-day life has become packed with obligations, events, work, and tasks. I’m a tired girl. And feel starved for time with my husband. Last Wednesday was our second wedding anniversary. We made a promise to one another two years … Continue reading

Day 339 Risk: Easter Sunday

Day 339 Risk: Easter Sunday

I didn’t do much on Easter Sunday. The riskiest thing I did was trying a new recipe, Lemon Bars: They were super tasty, but also pretty easy. No crazy ingredients or processes. Other than that I went to a friend’s house for and helped put together a puzzle. Hooray for lazy Sundays.