I think this is beautiful. I am a 30 year old woman who is almost done with her undergrad degree. I am not married and I do not have kids, but I am learning to be happy with who I am. I spent so many years chasing the dreams of others while putting my own […]Read More Sweetheart, it is okay to choose yourself.
I go through different phases with my struggles. I hated getting lost. Then one day after coaching at a swim meet all day long; the freeway was closed and I had to take a detour. I did not have a GPS and was on the edge of a breakdown when I told myself that I […]Read More Letting Go is Hard, but Being Free is Beautiful
I wish there was an easy way to say it, but the words got in the way. I wanted to go, but chose to stay. And when it came down to it there was nothing left to say.Read More Wordless…
Dealing with loss has given me a chance to take a step back and think about life… We all have our hopes, dreams, and plans and we hope that we will have enough time to make plans to turn those dreams into cans. That is a bit of a run-on sentence, but it feels real […]Read More The Ones That Got Away…
I spend a lot of time thinking through scenarios. I Lose sleep imagining all the ways that things could go wrong. And often experience the paralysis of feeling overwhelmed. I felt myself losing sleep over it just last night and I have to say that it is a bad habit. Maybe it is a slight […]Read More Onto the Next Adventure!
A few days ago I broke down and cried. It felt good because I had an accumulation of emotions that were bubbling over. Crying feels a lot like hitting the reset button. I had a chance to unpack all the thoughts, concerns, and emotions that were tangled up into a big giant mound inside of […]Read More Last Night I Lost All My Patience
I struggle with letting go. I am just throwing it out there right here and now. We all have those things we need to work on and right now for me it is letting me go. Letting go is hard and I blame it on the “what ifs.” What if that would have worked out? […]Read More Imma show you how to do this. It’s easy when you let go…
I feel like the seasonal depression I was feeling for the past few weeks has just about passed. I hate feeling sad, blue, down in the dumps, and inconsolable. We all have our moments and mine happened this month. I am so thankful for the friends in my life right now who have helped me […]Read More On The Other Side
Why am I dragging? I woke up and had a cup of green tea in the morning,then a cup of earl grey in the afternoon, and right now I am sipping on a foamy cup of ginseng. Nothing sounds better than a cup of coffee right now… If I only had a cup of coffee […]Read More Dazed And Confused: A post about my addiction
When I was 24 I decided to do something crazy… 2 things actually… It was a frosty November morning in 2012… The dark kind of morning that urges you to stay snuggled up in bed. I was supposed to get a massage at a physical therapist’s office and was about to pry myself out of […]Read More It Almost Felt Like The End of an Era…(Story-time)