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New Things I Did in 2012

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So, you asked.

So I’ll tell ya!

Here is a list of some of the NEW things I did in 2012:

PLEASE NOTE:  Tack on “for the first time ever” to the end of every line!

Started running for the first time in my life
Ran first 5K
Started growing hair on my head for the first time in over 9 years. (Don’t ask!)
First respite at beach in years
First trip without children (ALONE) in 19 years
Ran first 8K!!
Learned how to tie scarves and started creatively dressing daily
Got really, really angry
Got really, really sad
Truly forgave another human being
Began a serious recovery effort through 12 step programs
Sought out people I had harmed and made amends
Reunited with emotionally estranged sibling ( Love you, Molli!!)
Called my Father (first the first time ever-yup, applies here, too)
Attended First SIA Retreat
Learned to hear the symphony inherent in nature
New fitness modality: KettleBelling
New fitness modality: Crossfitting
New fitness modality: Body Combat
New fitness modality: Running indoors on Treadmill
New fitness modality: Spinning
Went to a rock concert in another state (hey, hey, Carole!)
Started a baking company (
Made a web site with help from my stepson Zephan and the Dummy books
Made another website. You are on it now!
Began meditating regularly
Confronted childhood molester. (Released enmeshment, GREW UP)
Went horseback riding!
Did a headstand!!
Went back to schoo! (Yoga Teacher Training)

What are you doing to grow?
What’s new and different in your life?
What did you do in 2012 that made you stronger and healthier?

I really hope to hear from you. I’d really like to know!

Be Well,

Mindi Meira