What I’ve Learned About LOVE…so far

With Valentine’s Day just a week behind us and my one-year anniversary approaching, I’ve got love on the brain (Rihanna Voice). For me love was always this movie like thing, butterflies in the stomach, take my breath away feeling. And it was also my healer. The dopamine rush that came from a romantic relationship isContinue reading “What I’ve Learned About LOVE…so far”

Failing to Succeed

“If you do not want to keep starting over, then stop giving up,” she said. My body moved, but my mind froze as she urged us to start jogging. I warmed up; thoughts still halted, I tried to capture this moment. I wanted to take a snapshot of this feeling. I wanted to be ableContinue reading “Failing to Succeed”

A Talk With A Friend

“Looking at a glass that reflects back an image of myself, I talk to a friend She tells me you can’t fit my Nikes, my pain is too big Your toes couldn’t touch the soles, my pain is too deep” Those are words I wrote 10 years ago; the start to my first spoken wordContinue reading “A Talk With A Friend”

New Year, New Me?

  “New year, New me” yea right, you said that last year and the year before. I’m not pointing fingers because I’m guilty of it too. We get focused, super motivated to tackle something, particularly around the New Year, then months go by and these things fall to wayside. Then we beat ourselves up forContinue reading “New Year, New Me?”

Blogging Update…

People are still asking me why I don’t blog as often as I used to. My response is always paused because there are many factors. The major one is time of course. But all of the factors, time included, are really just excuses. It comes down to discipline and habitual effort. I just haven’t caughtContinue reading “Blogging Update…”

Remember that time in Italy…

   Last night a friend started sending my roommate and I pictures from our trip to Italy. It was completely unexpected and some how exactly what I needed in the moment. It was great to look back at a time in our lives that we shared, memories that only the three of us would have.Continue reading “Remember that time in Italy…”

She is

As I was walking to the gym this morning, I noticed all the parents hand in hand with their children. It’s the first day of school. It made me smile as I saw parents snapping pics and kids shying away from picture number 10, as if to say mom that’s enough! I really thought aboutContinue reading “She is”

One of those days….

    Smiling on a good day isn’t hard, the struggle is finding that same resolve on a day when everything seems to be going wrong. Tuesday and even into today seem to be just that. I woke up in a pretty decent mood. I had late meetings Monday night, so I slept in aContinue reading “One of those days….”