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January; a time for Reflections and Resolutions.

I love January. I love the blank slate and fresh white page visual that comes with it. It approaches gracefully with such astounding peace and excitement. The old has finished and the new is here! However, I am a firm believer in finding the balance of leaving the past behind us while using it in …

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I still miss my EX best-friend.

Just before we moved I closed the final page on a big friendship. It's been almost a year and I still often miss her. When I hear something funny, talk about glitter, or just have a really weird day... I still often think to myself "she'd get it." I miss our late night talks, impromptu …

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Treading The Unknown, Once Again.

You all know I have been a little absent lately. My mind and body have been going a million miles an hour. I have been picking up a ton of extra hours at work recently due to a stomach bug that has wiped out most of our teachers and children. Here's to praying that all …

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Midnight Paranoia

I have been pretty open with all of you about my struggle with anxiety, but I have not talked so much about it's shadow. I would like to introduce you to my Paranoia. He does not show up very often. Mostly around midnight, when I am alone. He whispers nightmarish thoughts in my ear. He pokes …

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Get Familiar With Your medications; My Experience With Birth Control

Happy Monday to this beautiful community! The love and support you all have shown be over the past couple months has been so amazing! Thank you for all of the sweet comments (encouragements), likes, follows, and shares. I appreciate every single one. Seriously, my heart gets a little flutter every time I get a new …

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Even On My Good Days.

I am currently on vacation with literally no care in the world other than missing my fur babies. It is a warm and sunny 63 degrees here, which is a major upgrade to the highs of 40 degrees I was experiencing the week I left home (not to mention the -30 degrees some are experiencing …

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Cloudy weather, Cloudy mind; Stuck In The Winter Blues

My mom was born up north but had moved to FL by the time she had me and my siblings. Whenever my father jokingly told her we were moving back up, she always talked about how the "Winter Blues" were just too much for her to consider moving back, even to all of her family …

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Learning to Love My Face: Going Makeup Free Without The Shame.

In world where we have filters for literally everything, Face, hair, make up.. etc. You name it we have a filter or "mask" for it. I cannot speak for everyone but, all too constantly I feel the pressure to look better or feel better than I do. We scroll through hours of Instagram stories or Facebook …

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