First Draft: Once again I found myself at the beach house without the key.
Better: Once again I had arrived at the beach house without the key.
First Draft: I am considering asking him to start filling my prescription again.
Better: I am considering asking him to fill my prescription again.
First Draft: I found myself growing increasingly self-conscious.
Better: I felt increasingly self-conscious.
Seek and root out "beginning to" "starting to" and "finding" (except when you mean "finding" as in "finding buried treasure"). You will find yourself beginning to write better prose!