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Coming Up For Air

To the faithful readers who stop by here occasionally to see what's up in iTod's world, I'm sorry. It' been quite the month as most of you know.While many of my friends (and to an extent even I) agree that the event was inevitable, it has still been a challenge.Last night my daughter was over and she said 'It's actually starting to look like you're getting settled in. And the kitchen looks like you could actually use it now.' It kind of struck me. It's been just over a month and already this feels like the life I'm supposed to be living. And I guess that's the point, isn't it? To get to the stage where each day feels exactly like the day, the life you were meant to be living.It has been, much to my surprise, something of a grieving process. Sure, the last 4-5 years were not what anyone would call ideal. But the first few years were magical to me. I won't reminisce because now is not really the time for that. Now is the time for mov…

Dead Unicorns

So, here's the thing. Yes...I have a very positive persona on Facebook. It's intentional. When I deleted my Facebook account last summer it was because I was getting caught up in some very deep addiction shit on FB. It's not a story want to really go in to right now, but the point is, when I came back I did so with the intention of focusing on the positive aspects in my life. No matter how shitty things were (are), there are still things to be thankful for. And that's really what I wanted to focus on. There are a thousand other walls on Facebook to get the bad news. Am I against animal cruelty? Yes. Are you going to see some disgusting picture of a beaten animal on my FB wall to prove that fact? Fuck no. I'm not about shock and awe. It's about rainbows and unicorn farts. Positivity and inspiration. Struggles and successes on my weight loss journey. Sprinkles of humor and enough pain to let you know I'm a real person. That's kind of the point. I don'…