Hello blog world. I wish I could come to you with joy tonight and shine a light on my health updates and journey, but life isn't filtered through rose colored glasses. Life is raw, real, and can be very painful at times. This is where I am today. In pain. Navigating the torrential waters of… Continue reading Adoptee stuff no one talks about…
You have the right to know your worth. You have the right to say no, and to set limits. You have the right to say, "hey, I learned something from this and I'd like to share that knowledge with you." Remember that the way people react is a reflection of where they are in life--… Continue reading Boundaries.
January is quickly coming to an end. It's gone by pretty quickly, hasn't it! I know so many people who set goals for themselves and then who stopped short and decided to quit trying. Here's the thing, it's better to fuck shit up and fail than it is to not try at all. A lot of… Continue reading Let’s talk about motivation.
The year is 1994 and I am a mere six years old. Riding in the back seat of Mom's van with the sliding door, a song comes on the radio. The guitars blare and the drums thrum and this voice... the powerful soulful voice of Dolores O'Riordan envelops my soul. My heart soars, as I… Continue reading Linger
We are almost halfway through the final month of the year and I am not sure about you, but I have been doing a lot of self reflection. Every December, I start making a new journal for the new year. I actually start writing in it one month early, usually around this time. Last December,… Continue reading Thrive (thoughts on 2017)
Warning: This post is very wordy, apparently we have a lot to say about PCOS! In the past week I have had numerous friends vent their frustrations about PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome. In a society that is so focused on feminine beauty, it can be hard to live with a hormonal imbalance that makes women… Continue reading A chat about PCOS
If you have never seen the movie called "The Family Stone," I highly recommend it. It is my all time favorite holiday movie, because of the chaos that is family and the emotional context that is portrayed in nearly every scene. We see Meredith (Sarah Jessica Parker), a high strung career woman initially fail to… Continue reading Smoke and mirrors in the living room
Thanksgiving is this week, can you believe it?! With the added stress of the holiday decadence, I knew that I had to introduce you guys to one of my very best friends. Michelle has lost a total of 130 pounds and I had to pick her brain on how she did it. Also, I am… Continue reading Meet Michelle (an interview- part 1)
I've had an interesting week, to say the least! Sadly, this weekend I have been sick and in bed most of the time. Tea, soup, some reading, and my favorite candle have helped. In addition to family snuggles, of course! R had to work for about 15 hours on Friday and 15 hours on Saturday,… Continue reading Sunday Musings…
"If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'Me too.' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” I saw the status going around online. And I felt a big stone drop into my stomach. My throat was dry and I sort of froze.… Continue reading Me, too.