Sometimes when the sun hits the skyscrapers in a certain hue of gold My mind reminds me of a time when I lived in my first city. I traveled the tracks left in dirt from mamas car Stopping my bike at potholes, in wait for my own green light to say “go” And the rain … More The First City (Poetry)
I think I am approaching an age where I have to start taking care of my body or risk hobbling around like a 90 year old lady. I am only in my early 30’s, but I’ve already begun to have back and neck pain, joint pain, nerve issues and digestive issues. I take ibuprofen like … More Accountability Post #1 For Health Goals
As a full-time working parent with no family support people sometimes ask me how I manage a work/life balance and I struggle to answer this because I seldom feel that there is a balance. I am able to thrive in some areas that oddly enough my kid-free coworkers are not, but that doesn’t mean that … More The Working Mom Struggle
One of my favorite movies is “Cast Away” with Tom Hanks. I always put on the DVD when I have nothing else to watch, and at this point I have seen it a hundred times. At some point when it is playing I can expect my boyfriend to chime in about how boring the film … More Chronic Illness Is Like ‘Cast Away’ To Me
Working on my mental health has really inspired me to keep making steps towards my values. I want to keep moving in a direction that is meaningful to me, so this year I vowed that I would start putting my dreams into action. One of my dreams has been to move to a new apartment. … More I Made A Big Change!
I used to think that meditation was all about giving yourself a few minutes to unwind by sitting quietly and clearing your mind, which ultimately would help you to feel less stressed. Then I would attempt to meditate, and I would be unsuccessful in clearing my mind and I would become frustrated. The whole process … More Meditation is Making My Brain Fit
When I drowned at the beach as a child, I tried to scream underwater Bubbles captured the sound and carried it away to the thin sheet of surface And I think that I never left that sunken place, where grains of sand danced before my grey eyes . As I sit in this place the … More (Poetry) Drowning