I recently implemented drastic changes to my diet as a part of my journey of self love and self respect. Most of my relationships, as I approached 30, needed a revamp - including my relationship with food. Food shouldn't be used as a reward or punishment but as fuel. (I know this. You know this.....and… Continue reading How My Crappy Math Skills Almost Made Me Crap Myself.
Tonight I am wide awake. I just spent the past 5 hours painting. It's now 2 a.m. I am so relentlessly overwhelmed by the memory - eyes like my favorite cup of coffee. Memories of gliding over the water, literally rowing into the sunset in a canoe. I didn't have a single worry. It wasn't… Continue reading Without a Paddle
I am terrible at relationships. This is not a secret. You know how the common reactions to fear are either fight or flight? The anxiety that comes over me in a relationship results in a somewhat spastic combo. I tend to rush things, getting swept up in new feelings that deafen me to the… Continue reading Red Flag
This is a short one. Just a nugget of wisdom I'm writing down to help carry with me. If you really want to know the truth about someone don't listen to their enemies. Their ex is not going to be honest because they are bitter. Don't listen to someone they fired or haven't had contact… Continue reading Nugget
Another year is coming to an end and looking back, as we all tend to do near New Year's Day, I have to say this was my best year yet. 2018 began with Jon on my couch. A "coworker" of his gave him a bag of shots for Christmas and we proceeded to drink all… Continue reading 2018
My mother is an intelligent woman. I don't think I have ever given her enough credit for that. My parents are respectable people. They are kind and generous. My mother has a saying, though she didn't come up with it. It's her reply and has been her answer to almost every issue that has troubled… Continue reading Mama Says
I was listening to a podcast recently with the boss babe trinity - Oprah, Mindy Kaling, and Reese Witherspoon. I find each of these women so inspiring. They discussed many points on female empowerment . A concept they introduced to me in their conversation was the idea of becoming more relate-able and less likable. There… Continue reading Likable