As soon as 2018 began, things didn’t feel right. My boyfriend and I rang in the new year with one of our biggest arguments yet. I felt uncomfortable around my closest friends. My knee hurt from twisting it while trying to learn how to ski. My grays were in full force and reminding me of… Read More Why is Everything Wrong?
I’ve been hearing much talk about how 2017 has been a terrible year. It seemed like every way we turned, the world was falling apart. Our lives were changing and the future seemed grim. There was a sense of restlessness and helplessness, a sense of exhaustion. It was full of highs, lows, and all the… Read More 2017 and Me
“Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.” — Rapunzel, Tangled Some years ago, I was talking with my therapist about my fear of being alone. I had been so used to being with someone every single day that the thought of not having a partner to come home to or wake up to… Read More Alone in Disney
Cheers. Cheers to a year full of momentous ups and monumental downs. Cheers to being better for it. Cheers to the travels, the adventures, the risks. Cheers to ringing in the year on a snowmobile and wrapping it up on the beach. Cheers to Burning Man! Cheers to the late nights, the early mornings. Cheers to the music… Read More Cheers to Us
Two years ago, I was supposed to be spending Christmas on a beach in Mexico. With him. Instead, I sat on my couch feeling stunned and heartbroken, trying to figure out what happened to my happily ever after. Today, I’m celebrating Christmas in Mexico. On the beach. Alone. By myself. As a strong, confident, single woman.… Read More So This Is Christmas
I wanted to share a piece that I wrote almost exactly three months ago. I wrote it when someone in my life was giving me a hard time. I didn’t post it because I was afraid of what you would think of me. I didn’t post it because it’s about hate. I have a confession to make.… Read More Mad. Love.
“Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.” I’ve been experiencing writer’s block lately. The words aren’t flowing easily like they used to. My mind is clouded. I feel stuck. I thought maybe it was because I lost all desire to write. Maybe it’s just not for me. Or maybe it’s because my life isn’t so exciting right… Read More I’d Bet On You
“You are never too old and it is never too late to keep moving forward in your beautiful life.” I came home from Paris yesterday. My pink couch had finally been delivered. My cats had barfed all over the place. The paper towels were unraveled. A cold was settling in. I came home from Paris… Read More Onward
This past week, I closed a chapter in my life that I have been wanting to close for quite some time. No more back and forth. No more arguing. No more threats. No more anger. Ladies and gentleman, we have a signed divorce agreement in the house. When I started the divorce process more than a year ago, I… Read More So Free
I’m sitting here. Staring at my laptop. Nothing is coming to mind. A blank page is staring right back at me. Here goes. I’m sitting here. Thinking about how I can’t help but feel like life won’t cut.me.a.break. I’m sitting here. Nervous about what’s next with that one big, important thing. Overwhelmed by the endless bills that keep piling high. Eager for my… Read More Cleansing the Bullsh*t