Dear 2017,

Dear 2017, You came in just the same way you’re leaving…. like a bitch. I like bitches though, so there! You challenged my ability to handle stress early on. While I attended to the needs of others in my family, I let my own go and I suffered, physically, emotionally, and mentally. I was a…

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Holidays? What holidays?

This is the first moment I’ve had to sit down and reflect on the 2017 holiday season. There are very few signs that we even celebrate in or outside of my home right now. My hall is full of packed and unpacked boxes, two rooms have been emptied, kitchen cupboards are open, and shit is…

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The Cupcake and a Little More

The Cupcake This beautiful cupcake has been in my fridge since my grandson’s birthday party last Saturday. I totally planned on eating it. That’s a lie. I actually never planned on eating it. But for some reason, it was super important for me to take it. That way, if I decided I wanted it, it…

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Rise & Shine

This has been a rough week. I’m working to change my sleep schedule and habits, which I’m learning is not an easy thing to do… at all. My goal is to get my workouts in early. I feel more focused and have more energy throughout the day and then my evenings can be a little…

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