Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right? There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning. Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?
The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides. Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings
October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm proud to say I'm an 11 year survivor. So as a survivor, you might be surprised to learn that I hate the pink ribbon. I have grown to despise the pink ribbon, in fact. The entire month of October has me doing whatever I can to stay out… Continue reading Pinktober
There is something in the air. Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it. I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'. I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness
Do I have a boyfriend? Have I met Mr. Right? Or have I met Mr. Right Now? I have news, folks. I have a new significant other in my life. Please be kind....and say hello to Bruce. Bruce the Body Pillow, that is. Yes. The new significant other in my life is my new… Continue reading Boyfriend???
Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month, it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas. My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal
It's always when I know I should write but I keep avoiding it that I know it's bad. My anxiety is through the roof and I am doing my damndest to hold myself together and not have panic attacks in public. I'm all over the place, mind racing, can't sit still for long, glued to… Continue reading Keeping it real
It has been a 9 days since I took this photo. We survived the hurricane and it was like nothing I've ever experienced before in my life. Some people are still without power. The water has been restored in most places, but we are required to boil it before we can use it for drinking or… Continue reading What surviving a hurricane taught me about myself & other people.
"In truth, I wanted to reach out to that touch-stone of past comfort." Over the last months I've been really proud - downright cocky - about my fearlessness. I've taken tremendous pride in my ability to Adult like the grown up I am and have felt down right accomplished. Then we got word earlier today that… Continue reading Fear and Uncharted Waters
It's true, Friday night's sleeplessness was peppered with Facebook posts, YouTube videos, trying to read on my Kindle, downloading meditation or hypnosis apps trying to help myself get some Z's Sleep. Sleep has been elusive as of late. I've never been one to have trouble sleeping. I could fall asleep, get woken up by… Continue reading Sleepless in Texas