Starting Over

Starting over isn’t as easy as everyone makes it out to be. It’s actually really, really hard. And I’ve been failing miserably at it for over a year now. Sure, I have a new job. I’m a single mom with two kids doing the best that I can. I’ve been on a few dates, and I’ve tried to meet some new people. I’ve tried to forget the past and just focus on the future. But I still live in a {Read More}

Falling in Love with My First Fix

I love fashion. I’m just not super fashion savvy. My wardrobe tends to be fairly boring. Scrubs and tee shirts for work, yoga pants at home after work, and my version of dressing nicely on the weekends. This usually consists of my favorite skinny jeans, boots and a comfy dolman top. Nothing too fancy, but it works for me. However, I want to expand my wardrobe a bit, and I want a few staples that can be dressed up a {Read More}

Potato Chips and Squats

It’s no secret that I have been in a bit of a personal funk for the last year or so. I used to find so much pleasure in writing my blog and I lost that last year. I was depressed, and didn’t want to bring everyone else down with me, so I just stopped writing. But I found that I missed it more that I realized. I started journaling again — just for myself, as most if it was too {Read More}

Happy Valentine’s Day to You Husband

To My Husband on Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day brings up a lot of unresolved feelings for me. Yes, I know that we have been apart for a decent amount of time at this point. The fact that you didn’t live or stay here one day in 2015 can attest to that. But the feelings? They never really left. Sure, the love I feel for you is tinged by disappointment, hurt, and sometimes hate. But it’s still there, just as strong {Read More}

This is the story of a girl… that just wanted new internet service

Let me tell you a story about a girl…. One chilly Thursday in February, a girl called her local cable company. She was interested in setting up new internet service. After talking to a “very nice” man for 30 minutes, she picked her service, set up a time to pick up her modem for her self install, and was overjoyed to find out that her service would be turned on at the pole by the following day, Friday, by 8 {Read More}

4th of July Fun!

I hope everyone had an amazing 4th of July celebration! V spent the day/night with her dad, and E and I hung out … staying up until 11:30 last night!! I can’t believe he lasted that long, to be honest. And the worst part was, he would’ve stayed up later but I was exhausted and insisted that we went to bed! We had a great time hanging out with friends — doing sparklers, playing tag, and making s’mores. Here are {Read More}

Getting in Shape with PiYo

So as many of you know, my weight has been an on going struggle for me. Recently, I have gotten it much better under control, and after going from eating too much to not eating enough due to stress — I am finally at a healthy place with food. Now I just want to get everything toned up and perfect my version of a bikini body. I am fully comfortable with the fact that I will never have a models {Read More}

The Last Day of School and 1 Year Work Anniversary

I cannot believe that today was the last day of school for my kids. It feels like this year flew by. I had such a hard time on E’s first day of kindergarten and now he is officially a 1st grader — crazy! And V is a 4th grader. That seems impossible to me. My kids have learned so much this year. I feel like that is completely cliche, but it is so true. E started school not being about {Read More}

Just a Little Update

Hey all. I feel like it has been a long time … a very long time … since I have written a personal post. Or any post for that matter. Life has been crazy. Honestly – that is a bit of an understatement. There have been a lot of big changes that have happened in my life in the past year and a half, and for the most part, they were not the positive, happy kind. I am currently going {Read More}

A *belated* Happy Birthday

I’m not sure if many of you know, but it was my birthday on the 17th. And I turned 29. This is my last year as a “20-something” and I have some conflicting feelings about it. It’s not that I mind getting older… in fact, I still think of myself as a younger person. In my brain I still think I am in my early 20s. I guess it is just that I didn’t see it coming. Growing up, all {Read More}


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