I apologize for my absence. I pretty much checked out of life a while back. I have been struggle with some heavy shit recently, and finally feel the need to put it out there. Background: I lived in Vermont for 26 years. I was born and raised in those Green Mountains where everyone knows each … More Loyalty, Guilt, and Obligation.
Warning: This post is PG-13 due to some mild sexual references. It was extremely difficult for me to write, and I broke down into tears more than once. Please be kind in any/all comments. Thank you. This week’s challenges have lead me to a very vulnerable place. As most of you know I recently made … More Baring My Soul (PG-13)
Sorry for my absence! But I told you guys I wouldn’t be writing unless I had something to SAY, and I am always true to my word 🙂 Today I needed to put some of my recent life choices out there, along with some of the justifications for WHY I made these changes, and share some … More Update – My Lifestyle Change!
“Don’t be so sensitive!” Oh, the number of times I have heard those words. Along with names like vampire, cry-baby, and sketch. The reality of the situation is, I am a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). I hate bright light, and can most often be found with all of the curtains drawn in my dark living … More HSP – Signs and Coping
It has been a rough couple of weeks for me. After already not seeing my kids for the month of May, my ex-husband decided to take another 2 weeks off from his visitation. Smh Not only does this suck for my kids, but it really sucks for me. Keeping my children home (although absolutely wonderful) … More Living in the NOW
Our lives can be hectic, stressful, and unfulfilling. We get tired. We want to give up. But if there is one thing I have learned it is this: there is no shame in getting weary, the shame is giving up. It has taken me a long time to hone my strategies for how to “keep … More Keep Going!!!
If you’re like me, anxiety plays a huge part in your day-to-day life and you may have to find ways to avoid triggers. However, this isn’t always possible as an adult. So, in those instances where you know you are – or will be – in a high stress situation it is imperative that you … More Anxiety and Deep Breathing
I laid in bed for 2 hours this morning. I got up, went pee, got some coffee (obviously), and went back to bed. I was not sleeping, or even tired. It has been said this affinity for laying in bed is depression, or just laziness. But as someone who experiences depression – I know better. … More My Authentic Saturday Morning…
The more I talk to established bloggers about how I should proceed with this little venture, the more I hear about “fluff”. According to Robert Farrington over beatthe9to5.com this is apparently the “perpetual blogger question – do I write fluff content to keep my site going and make Google happy (since it loves recent content), … More To Fluff or Not to Fluff
Welcome to my quiet corner of the internet ❤ I created this blog as a creative outlet to quiet my mind. I also discovered along the way that it is an amazing way to stay accountable for the things I have a habit of promoting, without ever actually integrating into my life. *cough*yoga*cough* Well, that … More Hello & Welcome!