There are many unspoken codes that occur in life. When something is added or removed that means there is change. Some changes we have to brace ourselves for like a ship sailing through a storm, while others its like a ship that hasn't left the harbor. For monumental changes, we typically need time to brace... Continue Reading →
Fact: I am my harshest critic. I know this. Today is day 10 in my 84 day journey of getting lean. I'm excited for the new strength I'll have. I'm aware that I can sabotage myself not by caving into those delicious brownies and pizza cravings (no matter how ooey-gooey delicious it may sound). I'm... Continue Reading →
Growing up my mother used to say, 'Do as I say, not as I do'. I never questioned it until I got a bit older. I believe she wanted to instill in my brothers and I good habits vs. her not so good habits. That being said we each furthered our education after high school.... Continue Reading →
The story really starts about 5 years ago when I focused on my running capabilities. I started to do a ton of research about exercise, found a program that helped me get my stamina up. I even signed up and completed my first and only 5k in 2016. Since then, I've taken a weight lifting... Continue Reading →
For two weeks, I had no responsibilities aside from a dental appointment. I spent a good portion with my family. I played with my nieces and nephews, made them food and took naps together. Family is everything. Without my brothers I believe I'd be a different person. While talking with my in-law family which is... Continue Reading →
While 2020 served a grander purpose than many of us may realize we all must recognize and give credit to the many lessons of 2020. 2020 for many we were kept inside. Isolated. Alone. A virus haunted us everyday. Somehow we adapted. We wore masks, washed our hands more frequently and managed to find small... Continue Reading →
I found myself startingdown your neck.Drowning in sorrow.No will,No desireNumb.Uncertain. Scared.1 year ago...I sought help,during my darkest time.I'm not who I wasA year ago.I'm stronger.I'm happier.I've healed thatwound.
Each daynew hope arrivesdraped in peace.Celebratory momentsshadowed bywoe. What once wasnormal nowannihliated. Chatter of restoringonce was likea broken promise,never to be again.
Your strength can be twisted and used to manipulate you. Words of positivity and affirmation are ways to disguise the true nature of the request. Sometimes. Lately, I've found myself in such conundrum. Dare I speak up and risk my current situation or do I just sit back like I've always done and keep quite... Continue Reading →