Self Care Sunday – Blue Love Poetry

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What Waits For You – Blue Love Poetry
The energy in
The air changes
As you walk by me
My pulse
Quickens with desire
When I see your face
My breasts
Rise with excitement
Inviting you to
Secretly covet them
Just for a moment
Reach out
Touch them
As you walk by me
I surrender to the flame
Rising up in my body
Set by your eyes
The heat swirls the air
Around us
Like the wind
When you walk by me
I feel your body
Vibrating for me
Pulsating
To the rhythm
Of my hips
Your presence
Commands my body
To open for you
My legs start to
Spread apart
With hidden anticipation
Secretly hoping
You will confidentially
Slide your hand
Between them
And quickly feel the heat
I have for you
Pull me aside and
Press your body
Against me
Just a for moment
So we can feel each other
At last
Just for a moment
Slide
Your hands
Across my body
And feel what
Waits for you
As you pass by
I turn and glance
How I would like
To hold your ass
And push you deeper
Inside of me
Taking hold
Of you
Pressing you
Between my legs
Feeling you
For just a moment
You spark my desire
As you pass by

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NOTE:  I’ve been doing A LOT of writing and editing for work these days and also working a lot due to deadlines.  This is leaving me with zero energy to write my blog this week.  Self Care this Sunday is taking the week off from writing this blog by reposting a poem I wrote for Blue Love in 2013 when we first started noticing each other.  Below is the original note I posted with the poem too 💙

NOTE:  This one was rolling around in my head since I saw my “secret flirtation” on Monday. If only he could read my thoughts…  Every time we passed each other my mind would flash luscious images of his body close to mine, his hand secretly sliding across my body. I was almost hoping he would just come close to me and brush against me so I could feel the energy of his body up close. 😉 While he was standing near but with his back to me, I found myself lingering on his ass and thinking exactly what I wrote in the poem 😉

I wanted to write a poem that captured in words what I was thinking every time I saw him. I felt free.  It was fun. I don’t really feel the need to try to hide my attraction from him because it’s mutual. Nor do I wish to pretend it’s not there because it is there and I like it. I am not really sure what will come of it. But, the flirtation is fun and the lusty images that flash in my mind when he’s near me always catch me off guard.

Isn’t that what a spark between a man and woman is supposed to be?  It’s supposed to be fun and exciting. The energy between a man and woman is supposed to be stimulating.  When it’s good and healthy, it’s supposed to spark each of them with desire and energy. It’s supposed to make them both feel alive. It sparked this poem.  I titled it “What Waits For You” because my body is what waits for him 😉

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Francesco Hayez

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💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Self Care Sunday – Poetry

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Moan ~ Blue Love Poetry
Rolling slowly
Off my lips
Is your name
Whispered
In a low hush
While I moan
Your name
Softly
Offered
In response
To the thought
Of you
Under my fingers
Your face
Arouses me
Moving my hips
Your name
I say quietly
Yet passionately
Aroused by
The thought of you
Aroused by
The sound
Of you
I Moan
Your Name
Softly
I succumb
To calling
Of my body
Wanting you
Under my fingers
I think of you
From a distance
Passion breathes
Your name
I orgasm
While I moan
Your name
Softly
I want you more
Today than yesterday
The words
I speak
Reveal my desire
Words
Dripping
With wanting you
To touch me
And feel
The fire
You ignite
Let me
Whisper
My desire
In your ear
Please may I
Lick your lips
With my tongue
May I
I taste your mouth
Sweet like honey
While I
Moan
Your Name
Softly
Taste me
Feel me
Let yourself go
While I moan
Your name
Softly
While I moan
Your name
Softly
My body
Releases to the
Power of my touch
While I moan
Your name
Softly
In this poem
I write for you
I moan
Your name
Softly
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NOTE:  I’ve been doing A LOT of writing and editing for work these days and also working a lot due to deadlines.  This is leaving me with zero energy to write my blog this week.  Self Care this Sunday is taking the week off from writing this blog by reposting  a poem I wrote for Blue Love 💙

Everything is always working out for my highest good

💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Dream in hot night | Sergey Ignatenko | Belarusian Figurative painter

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Self Care Sunday ~ Sacred Feminine

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This is what I am working on these days. I am focused nurturing my Sacred Feminine Energy and paying special attention to expressing my femininity in safe meaningful ways.
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Most of my work day requires that I act in masculine energy by controlling, planning and managing. That energy took over my whole life.

So now, in my personal life, I am focusing on balancing that out. I am focusing on expressing my Goddess energy!  Goddess

Message Of Love

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May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Self Care Sunday ~ Safety First

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Governor Murphy of New Jersey just passed an Executive Order making it law to wear face masks indoor and outdoors to help prevent the transmission rate of Corona Virus. The only exceptions are if you are socially distanced (over 6 feet away from other people), eating or drinking at an outdoor establishment and socially distanced, under 2 years old or have a medical condition which makes wearing a mask difficult.

Believe me, I am just as frustrate about wearing a mask all the time as anyone else – especially because it’s hot and humid now. I went an outdoor Farmers Market on Saturday morning. It was hot and humid;  the mask was driving me crazy. I couldn’t wait to get into the car and take it off. I am an outdoors person and wearing a mask is frustrating but I wear it. I always have a mask with me when I distance walk. I pull it down when I am socially distanced and pull it back on over my nose when someone is coming close to me out of respect for their well being. I’ve adapted but I will be honest…

I’ve chosen to stay home more and to do things solo instead instead with a group now. Talking one to one or eating with someone one to one is ok for me.  I am just not interested in going out to eat or hanging out with groups of people anymore.  So much for summer parties – I am not going – nope!   I choose activities that I don’t have to wear the mask all the time or worry about where everyone has been in the last few weeks.

I found these graphics and I found them helpful.I’ve been using them as a guide. I’d like to say that just because restaurants and bars are offering outdoor options, doesn’t mean we should be going – especially in South Jersey resort towns where so many out of state visitors are vacationing. If you think they are self quarantining or taking all of the precautions, I can tell you they are not. They come from out of state, rent for a week and think they don’t need to wear a mask because the are on “vacation”. I will enjoy the local area in September after they have all gone home – that’s unless we are under another mandatory lockdown. Frankly, if there would have been a National lockdown in March/April for three weeks, it would not have gotten this bad… There are two viruses in the US, Corona Virus and Trumpism and the GOP let both of them spread unchecked.

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I am especially not interested in wearing a mask today because Tropical Storm Fay brought me a migraine on Friday morning.  I’ve been medicated for two days. I’ve managed to push through it. I worked Friday. Walked 12,000 both Friday and Saturday. I worked out and went food shopping on Saturday morning. Now on Saturday afternoon – I am ready to give in to the headache and exhaustion. I took the migraine meds and I will be staying home in the a/c staring mindlessly at the TV wearing a summer nighty to stay super cool 🙂 I don’t mind having a down day. I am off from work on Monday and will hopefully be able to enjoy the day while not being in pain 🙂

Migraine suffers understand  that sometimes you just can’t stop it from happening. Migraine suffers understand what I  mean that you learn to push through them but some days you just have to give in and rest.
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May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Self Care Sunday ~ Osteopenia Treatment

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It’s been two weeks since I received my Osteopenia Diagnosis and found out I have to change the way I live to prevent progression to Osteoporosis. It’s important to note I am not a candidate for any of medications normally prescribed for Osteopenia that help build Bone Density. Therefore, I have to do it the natural way which is a lot more commitment and work for me.

The below meme reflects the simplified treatment plan the doctor gave me. I was advised to take Calcium with Vitamin D3 twice a day and to do weight bearing exercise with resistance bands. She advised me to avoid free weights until my bones are stronger and should not join a gym because of the COVID pandemic.  Therefore, my workout plan/routine should home based. It should be something I can do anywhere to make it easier for me to fit it in.
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I originally thought I would hire a personal trainer to help me develop a plan. However, I spent most of last weekend researching exercises and recommendations for post menopausal women over 50 for Osteopenia. I quickly realized I don’t need a personal trainer and I don’t need a gym. I found everything I need on the internet and especially on Youtube. I especially love Bob and Brad, two Physical Therapists. Their channel is great. I learned from them my exercise plan focus needs to be four pronged: Weight Bearing, Resistance, Posture and Balance. Weight Bearing and Resistance to build strong denser bones as well as build muscle around the bones for stabilization. Posture to prevent the round spine. Posture will also help with headaches. Finally, Balance is essential towards preventing trips and falls. Here’s one of their videos that is honestly good for just about anyone.

I am doing a phased approach. Remember, I am already a distance walker. So I normally walk three to five miles a few times a week and I shoot for 10,000 steps each day. The Weight Bearing, Resistance, Posture and Balance exercises I started last week are below. I am doing one set of each for the first few weeks and then I will add a second set for a few weeks. After I add the second set, I will increase resistance and weight.

  • 25 Squats – can use a chair for support. (Build strong legs and back)
  • Standing on one foot – 30 seconds each foot, can use a chair for support. (Build strong ankles for balance)
  • Side Steps – It’s described in Bob & Brad’s video.  I am doing it for two minutes throughout the day. (It’s very effective in building side legs, foot and ankle bones and muscles)
  • Neck stretch – 10 times, push the chin back in alignment with the neck. (Posture)
  • Doorway Stretch – 5 times for 10 seconds each.  Arms at a doorway and lean it. See the video.  (Posture)
  • Wall Push-Ups –15 to 20 each each day to start. (Upper body strength and Posture)

Since I am teleworking full time, I work these in throughout my day as I work. I found out last week I probably won’t be required to be in the office until sometime in 2021. They even told me I may be able to stay a 100% remote employee and just occasionally travel to DC instead of having a NJ based office. I should be able to maintain this plan going forward. I will say I noticed I was tire this week. I guess from the additional exercise every day plus the increased Calcium and Vitamin D3.
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May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Self Care Sunday ~ Osteopenia

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A few weeks ago I had a phone call with a Functional Nutritionist. While on the call, he reviewed my most recent blood work. He noticed some numbers were a little off while still normal and told me it could suggest “early Osteoporosis” or Osteopenia. Since I am 53 years old. I am post menopausal and I broke a bone when I was 51 years old. He suggested I ask my General Practitioner for a Dexascan for a baseline. I had my Dexascan last week and this week I learned I do in fact have Osteopenia.

What is Osteopenia? Osteopenia means there is a loss of Bone Density; the bones are not as porous as they should be. However, the density isn’t low enough to be considered Osteoporosis. When my doctor called me with the results, she told me I was not a candidate for the medicine that is often used to treat Osteopenia. I have other complications including an arrhythmia and arthritis in my left jaw, both could be negatively impacted by the medicine. That means I will need to work to improve my Bone Destiny and reverse Osteopenia naturally.

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My doctor suggested I take Calcium with Vitamin D twice a day. She told me Weight Bearing exercise is an essential requirement for me to build Bone Destiny and suggested I use resistance bands instead of using any type of free weights. Additionally, I need to improve my posture and balance to prevent falls. I can use Yoga and Tai Chi poses for that. Lastly, she suggested I may want to have a session with a personal trainer to develop a home based training program because I should not be joining or going to a gym due to COVID pandemic. I reached out to a personal trainer over the weekend. We are coordinating schedules for private sessions in my home.

Since receiving the diagnosis, I’ve doing some research and coming up with a game plan. I am already naturally active. I am walker. I distance walk a few times a week and get 10,000 steps per day.  Since Friday, in three days, I walked 43,000 steps.  I enjoy walking but it’s not enough. I need the weight bearing, resistance, posture and balance work.

I am sharing this information in case anyone else needs it.  If you over 50, you may want to bump up your calcium and get some weight bearing exercise before you lose Bone Density too 🙂

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💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Solidarity Sunday ~ Community Gardening

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This past winter I met Board Members for the local Community Gardening Organization. We have a lot of similar interests. Most of them are activists, restaurant and farm owners and local gardening store owners. I started following them on Instagram and learning through their photos and stories the impact communal gardens can have in a social-economically disadvantage area.

When New Jersey was put under a Stay At Home Order and I switched to 100% telework in mid-March due to COVID, my anxiety was out of control.  I decided to plant Kale, Spinach, Lettuce and Herbs on my balcony to help manage my anxiety. Kale, Spinach and Herbs have been doing great. Lettuce was unsuccessful so I dumped it out and planted a mix pot Kale and Spinach in the middle pot. My new gardening friends have been coaching on my balcony gardening since March. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy. Since I am really enjoying getting my hands dirty, I offered to volunteer at the Community Gardens.
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There are four Community Gardens in Atlantic City; each is in a socio-economical disadvantage section of the city.  I am currently volunteering at two of them by weeding and watering the garden. In the next few weeks, I will be planting as well. Below are photos of the two gardens. The first photo is a garden that was maintained by a local resident who passed away from COVID a few weeks ago. By the time the team got to it, it needed a lot of attention. You can see yellowing from sun.  This garden needed lots of weeding.  I worked here on Friday and Saturday this week.  The first two beds are Squash.  The second photo is another garden a few blocks away and it is in great shape.  You can see the Purple Cabbage, Kale and Swiss chard are growing nicely.  I’m am enjoying working in soil. It’s very grounding for me and it’s great for managing anxiety.
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What I enjoy most is that I am helping to grow food for people who do not have the means to purchase Organic produce. The group also teaches folks how to plant and care for their own food. For me, this is a great way to be part of the community. It’s a way for me to “walk my talk” and show solidarity for my community.

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💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Self Care Sunday ~Reminder

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This is a reminder… As you are fighting for justice or taking care of others, remember to care for yourself. I had a really busy today taking care of some family issues. However, I made sure I was home by 5pm so I could go for a 3 mile walk on a beautiful afternoon. Exercise and moving my body is important to me. It’s a priority so I worked it into my plan for the day.

As for myself, this pretty much sums up my self care needs for this weekend 🙂

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Everything is always working out for my highest good

💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Bare ~ Blue Love Poetry

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Bare ~ Blue Love Poetry
Today
I share myself
With you
And allow you
To see me
See me In my nakedness

Please know
I’m not doing this
Only for
Your arousal
While your arousal
Is my pleasure
This act is for
The freedom Of my own soul
It wasn’t a choice
Made in haste
But a choice made
After thoughtful Contemplation
It’s a choice I made
So I could explore
My capacity
To trust once again
And set myself
Free from
The chains Of fear and anxiety

You’ve created
A safe environment
For me to
Explore a part Of myself
I closed off
A long time ago
You gave me Permission
To be authentic
And naked With you

Today I broke down
Another barrier
To growth and trust
Within myself
By being brave
Enough to share
This part of myself
With you

However
The true valor
Is revealed
In your ability
To hold the safe space
For my vulnerability
And your ability
To understand
The barriers
To trust
I overcame
In putting myself
In your hands
Today
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💙🦋 Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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Solidarity Sunday ~ Campaign Zero

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I am focus on demonstrating Solidarity with our black fellow Americans this Sunday. Therefore,  I switched from a Self Care Sunday post to a Solidarity Sunday.

This Sunday I am sharing information from Campaign Zero   As stated on their website, “Campaign Zero supports the analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide.”

I learned about Campaign Zero while watching a virtual town hall hosted by the My Brother’s Keeper. President Obama spoke to the Nation during this town hall. Afterwards, there were speakers on the virtual Town Hall. One of the speakers  was from Campaign Zero and they spoke about the #8cantwait initiative. #8cantwait are 8 policies, when implemented together, are estimated to have potential to reduce police violence 72%.

While many in the Black Lives Matters movement, are pushing for defunding police departments to force restructuring, I don’ t completely understand the concept or how they plan to execute and implement that.  I am still educating myself. Here are articles on the topic. Essentially, they are asking to move financial resources from police departments to housing, health and community development. The assertion is police reforms haven’t worked because of the systemic cultural bias that already exists in many. police departments.  They also assert police departments have used their increased funding in recent years to pursue minor infractions and to buy equipment to become more militarized.   Honestly, watching the footage from the protests, it’s obvious there is culture of brutality.

https://www.thenation.com/article/activism/defund-police-protest/

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/05/defunding-the-police-us-what-does-it-mean

https://news.yahoo.com/explainer-u-protesters-call-defund-165849798.html

Campaign Zero is offering #8cantwait as a stepping stone city’s can put in place immediately while the movement works toward long term complete restructuring.

If this post makes you angry, I encourage you to stop reading my blog now because I will be posting more on this topic in the future. If this post makes you uncomfortable, I encourage you to explore those feelings.  Ask yourself why you are uncomfortable.  I fully intend to be a smart educated open-minded ally for my black fellow Americans. However, that doesn’t mean I hate the police.  It means I believe there is a culture of violence in many police departments that have gone unchecked. Times up!

I encourage anyone reading this post to read one thing this week to open their awareness or take one action to stand in solidarity for change in 2020✊ If you want to watch this very enlightening documentary 13th on Netflix.

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Loving Kindness Prayer💙
May you be safe
May you be healthy
May you be happy
May you be loved

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