Current Playlist: In the car, we're listening to Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli.
Current Shame-Inducing Guilty Pleasure: Eating junk food, because this med change has left my taste buds and tummy out of whack.
Current Colors: I bought peacock blue for my hair.
Current Fetish: Doctor Who. We're counting down to the 50th anniversary special.
Current Food: Totino's pizza rolls. I haven't eaten them in years, but I craved them this week. Crazy med change.
Current Drink: Coffee makes me nauseous (med change again) but I am adoring apple chai from Starbucks.
Current Favorite Favorite: Words in Arabic with all of their symbolism and nuance.
Current Wishlist: A shopping spree to outfit myself for Israel, a retreat in a monastery...
Current Needs: More patience. Infinite patience.
Current Triumph: A couple of men stopped by the church, asking for help, and they barely spoke English. I got to use my tiny bit of Spanish and they understood me. It felt amazing. I want more of that feeling.
Current Bane-of-my-Existence: Cymbalta withdrawal. It's a beast.
Current Indulgence: Since coffee makes me sick, I have been allowing myself apple chai and soda. I need a dose of caffeine each day, one way or another.
Current Mood: It's almost 1PM and I haven't felt sick today, so I am HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY!
Current #1 Blessing: My man, who handles my issues with such grace.
Current Outfit: Jeans, striped sweater, painted TOMs
Current Link: I had a poem I'm fond of up at Middle Places this week.
Current Quote: The opening of the Quran parts the air as one would hear the first, faint notes from a violin in a symphony. -Stephanie Saldaña
Title taken from Poem in October by Dylan Thomas