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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Know Your Limits

Friends, If you ever have the chance to take a step back from everything for an extended period of time,  do it. I continue to count the ways that moving and taking a break from working have improved my life and sense of self. As you know, from previous posts,  pre-move I was a workaholic. …

Father’s Day; A New Meaning

Father’s day has always been a complicated day for me, as my relationship with my own father has been anything but stable. I usually walk into the week before with so much anxiety about how to react. I go through the same cycle every. single. year. Do I buy a gift? Should I just go …

Loving, Motivating, Me.

Me and my husband had a really intense heart to heart conversation recently, that lead to a really profound mind change for me. He said something that reminded me that for the last couple weeks I had lost sight of a concept that I usually think about often. He said, “I just want to make …

Rainy Days, Comfy Blankets and Tea

Good morning! I’m currently snuggled up in bed with a warm cup of tea and the windows open. It’s a beautiful, gray, and rainy morning here in Charlotte. I have always loved rainy days. They give me a reason to love doing nothing. The world stops and all I hear is the sound of the …

Self Discovery Pt. 1: Context

I am not sure how long this series will take me to unpack, but I have decided to let it be whatever it becomes. I have a tendency of just throwing everything together and jumping from one part of the story to another. So here is to consciously slowing myself down. First of all, I wanted to …

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Recently I have had some BIG life changes.  Don’t worry, i’ll fill you in with all of the details soon. But for now, how about we start with a preview? Here are some things you need to know; 1. I’ve lived in the good ol’ sunshine state (FL) my entire life, …