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In My Brain Today: You are What you Eat…or Do

By Leslie Lindsay (image source: http://jenuinemarketing.com/2012/07/06/writing-tome/brain-cartoon/) You’ve heard this adage before: “You are what you eat.”  (And if that were the case, I’d be a big ol’ hunk of pumpkin bread and veggie chips from Trader Joes).  BUT have you heard this one: “You are what you do all day?”  Ohhh…that’s a new one to you, too?  I know the feeling.  Just when I thought I’d heard it all… And so it got me thinking.  I am what I do all day.  I am.  What. I do.  All day.  In that case, I am a cornucopia of people, careers, and ideas.  Some may call that schizophrenic.  (No comment, please).  From mom to dog-mom and slave-to-my-family, to educator (“you make an ‘m’ like a camel…two big humps”) to housekeeper and  post office girl, and friend, wife, sister, daughter, publicist, author, writer,…sigh…it’s down-right exhausting.  And that really  is really  the tip-of-the-iceburg.  I want to be a writer who moms, not a mom who writes.  I want to be the size I was when I graduated college again.  You, too?!  …