Powerless. Sensation gone.
All feelings left to fold.
Venomous…the sharpest tongue
by which a beauty’s lulled.
Numbed by tender nothingness
to kill off all the pain.
Desensitize a helpless soul for
you were set to gain.
An anesthetic touch of skin
from a constricting beast.
Poisonous and incomplete
until on my heart you feast.
by Felicia Lujan
November 21, 2014
Archive for the ‘Connection’ category
I am so happy that my ARMA chapter voted to make a $500 donation to help those in need today. The chapter let me pick a holiday charity recipient and I recommended my friend Lynn. She is a powerhouse in her field and runs a non-profit to help woman and their families. The money will be put to good use and Lynn will accept the donation at our December meeting. I have known her for years. She and her husband also own Mandrill’s Gym (my home away from home). They are good people and I am so happy to see ARMA helping the community like this.
I loved this photo my uncs sent out today of the jacona browns snagging sin Harry. Where u at Harry?? There is a long line of handsome Lujan men on my paternal line. :)
“Do yourself a favor, and realize that there’s no technique in the world that will save you. There are no pills, no secrets, no passwords on the path to greatness. You’ve got to embrace the pain, push the threshold, and feel the suck, and then you’ve got to muster the courage to go back six times a week.” ~ Jon Gilson
It was cold today, but it was a good day in the gym. Well heck…I guess they are all good days ha?! I can’t say that I don’t lovingly thrive on pain these days. The snow was coming down when I made my way into Mandrill’s. The gym was dead at noon. About half way through my workout, once the snow had melted and the sun came up the regulars started packing in to hit the weights.
It was interesting to realize for the first time that many of us have been training so long that we are now schooling our kids in Gym Class 101. Many remember that I even worked out when I was pregnant with Daryn about a decade ago. Joe Padilla was training his daughter. She’s about 16 years old. Sonya Quintana was training her son. He is 14 years old. I was training Daryn after I worked out. He is 9 years old.
It is good to know that we are instilling the value of fitness, dedication and strength in our kids. They will know there is no magic pill or secret. All it takes is showing up with heart.