What’s my friends have to do with me?

What’s my friends have to do with me?

​What’s my friends have to do with me?

Listen! I have a strong group of friends!

These women are amazing! What does my crew have to do with me? EVERYTHING!!!!!

As adults, it can be difficult to make new friends. We hold on to our long-term friendships because the connection with them is strong and genuine. I know for me these connections support me in my growth, especially as I have become more adventurous in my 30's. They remind me of my abilities, support me and encourage me. I strive to do the same for them.

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Night Owl No More…

Night Owl No More…

Night Owl  No more!

"Make your recovery the priority in your life." - Robin Norwood

My life as a night owl started in my college years.

My energy would rise after 5 pm, and I felt I was invincible. I would stay up until 1a.m., studying, speaking to friends or just watching TV. Only to wake up the next morning, dragging myself out of bed barely awake for my 8 am class.

This "routine" continued well into my 30's, and then I had a child. A baby, now a toddler, who doesn't understand the value sleep after 7 am. Someone like me, who values daytime sleep, felt lost all day and confused.

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I know I am sexy because________.

I know I am sexy because________.

I know I am sexy

This morning, I woke up wanting to complete this sentence: I know I am sexy because ____________.

I often times think we allow other's perspectives to define who we are. The thing is there isn't one specific attribute that makes anyone sexier than anyone else.!

Now that I am older and a mother, my body has undergone so many changes that I am far from meeting any one's else's expectations of who I am.

I am at a place where I define sexiness for myself. I know I am sexy because ______.

Listening to the Universe

Listening to the Universe

​Listening to the Universe

I haven't written a blog post in over three months and stopped listening to what the universe was telling me. When I launched this site I was getting into a nice little groove, posting once a week and picking up followers. It was exciting. I even made a connection to a reader who felt ashamed about their own struggles and felt my writing helped her face reality about her condition. All was on smooth street….

Then this happened.

During the month of May I hit one of the biggest lows of my life. I wasn't even clear on all that had happened until the end of July. I was in such a fog that it felt my life stopped. It hadn't of course!!!!

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