Leave the Pieces On the Floor

Maybe the worst part is that I have been here before… Feeling like my hopes and dreams are crushed into pieces on the floor.  As I pick up the pieces I see memories.  Happy memories, sad memories, times of growth, grand adventures, and hopes for the future. Maybe it is a good thing that I […]

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Multi-faceted

This past week has uncovered a full range of emotions for me. Anger / Annoyance- because I felt so stressed and like the odds were stacking up against me.  Have you ever felt like you were swimming upstream?  That is how I felt last week.  Thankfully I am a strong swimmer and I had the people […]

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Keep Standing Tall

Keep all your dreams, keep standing tall If you are strong you cannot fall There is a voice inside us all So smile when you can When you can Just thought I would share a little inspiration this morning. Be Real.  Be True.  Be You. ❤ Alana

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My Heart Is So Full

Yes, life has been a little chaotic lately.  I expect it to be because there are only 2 weeks left in the quarter. I am enjoying this time in my life so much that I almost don’t want it to end.  It is a good thing I am enjoying every moment to the fullest. I […]

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So Much To Be Thankful For

I use this holiday as a chance to celebrate my blessings and the people I love the most!  It is a wonderful time to come together and make new memories. Here are some thanksgiving memories from the past! 2016: Last Year’s Thanksgiving: Here are a few of the many blessings that I am thankful for […]

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COMMIT

I am in town for school and have had my heart absolutely set on becoming a dance fitness instructor. I joined a gym this past summer and decided to really take my weight loss journey seriously.  The thing I missed the most about my new city was taking dance fitness classes.  Anything from Zumba and […]

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Remain Open To Possibilities

I am still waking up and sipping on my coffee with a dab of butter.  Today’s the day!  I get to go to a dance fitness licensing workshop and the best part is that I get to go with my instructor April who helped me get a scholarship. 4 years ago April and I took […]

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Healing Takes Place…

I spent so many years fighting and feeling upset whenever I got sick or had to deal with health issues. I also spent so many years heartbroken by the circumstances I found myself in and the effects they had on my life.  I desperately wanted to heal my heart, mind, and soul from the trauma […]

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I Took Myself Out On A Date

It was a tradition I started many years ago the first weekend after a major break-up / heartbreak.  I was devastated and I also had to attend my first weekend long swim coach clinic.  Looking back, I think that was a good thing because it helped to take my mind off of being sad temporarily. […]

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