Author Archives: hlofromcello

About hlofromcello

I love to run, bike, read, and eat. I love to make paleo food and write about making paleo food.

The Agony of Learning


Well, about 5 weeks ago I started Student Clinic, which means for 4 hours every week I have the opportunity to practice what I have been learning for the past 8 months.  This has been a very…overwhelming, humbling, joyful, agonizing, … Continue reading

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On Change, Awakening, Being Part of God, and Learning How to Study Again


Hmm. I may have bitten off more than I chew here – at least more than I can chew on in one post.  But, we’ll see how this goes. 🙂 So.  It’s March 2018 already.  I am deep in the … Continue reading

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On Feeling Bad about Feeling Bad


It’s been several weeks since I have written, and what is my excuse?  Well… let’s see.  I traveled back to Iowa for Thanksgiving, and then from Iowa we drove back and forth to Wisconsin. Then the following week, I studied … Continue reading

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Time warps


I am doing a 21 day meditation with Oprah and Deepak.  I ran across the link on Facebook and figured I could use the encouragement and structure of a challenge.  This challenge is all about reframing your relationship with time. … Continue reading

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On Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty


The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty that you can comfortably live with. – Tony Robbins Week 5 is done, Man!  In case you don’t know, that’s a riff off of a quote … Continue reading

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Week 3 – On Contemplating Change Vs. Implementing Change


Today was the first week of normal classes at CNS.  Monday we had Basic Massage. Tuesday was Advanced Technique. Wednesday was Business. Thursday was more Advanced Technique.  Friday was Anatomy and Pyshiology. I’m concerned about my success in A&P because … Continue reading

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On adaptation – a wobbling toward equanimity


Two weeks down!  In some ways I still feel as if I cannot believe I am here.  In some ways it feels as if I have always been here.  The thing that strikes me the most about being here is … Continue reading

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One week down…


I survived my first week away from home, in a new city, taking a new class, developing a new routine, experiencing new people, learning new things, seeing new sunsets, admiring new trees, driving new roads, walking new paths, building new … Continue reading

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On Following Your Dreams (aka making uncommon decisions)


It’s been a long time since I’ve written.  Mostly that is because I think I utterly exhausted my brains and will in making the decision to move to Florida, cut back to part-time, and go to school for massage therapy. … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Movement


Where have I been, you may be wondering??  Well, let me tell you. It’s a story that begins at the latest last summer and at the earliest back in high school, with a few milestones in between. I’ll start at … Continue reading

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