Rejoice Because Thorns Have Roses

“You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” “Beautiful Flower” India Arie “Now we’re moving from the darkness into the light This is the defining moment of our lives ‘Cause you’re beautiful like a flower More valuable than a diamond You are powerful like a fire You can […]

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The Critic Does Not Count

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly…  Who knows the great […]

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Workout and Word of the Day: #54

Hello My Dear Darling Friends! This summer was probably the most relaxing summer I have ever had.  It has been a blessing, but I also must confess that in this past month outside of my workouts, I have become somewhat complacent.  Instead I want to be more ambitious and proactively work towards my goals. I […]

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Weekend To-Do-List 4/22-4/24/17

We are halfway through the weekend of my worst week of Spring quarter.  I missed class and feel behind and have been feeling overwhelmed and worried about falling even more behind. I guess I better get to work and do as much as I can in the time that I have Here is my task-list: […]

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Be Strong

I thought this quote fit perfectly with our rain storm theme that has been happening.  I am also working on being a stronger version of myself.   Strength manifests itself in different ways throughout our lives. It is knowing when to be grounded and hold back the tears, but also knowing that sometimes it is […]

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