Category Archives: Life

It’s Okay To Be Afraid…

It’s not okay to give in. When things happen to me, as I am sure with most, it’s never one little easy controllable thing at a time, but more often, a barrage of shit being hurled at you at break … Continue reading

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Between Journeys and Burdens…

The Power In Taking One Day At A Time… This is my last night in Phoenix… Before I am a permanent resident of the state of Arizona. It’s been and incredible journey. And… for the record, I hate the word … Continue reading

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To My Sister…The One With The Biggest Heart.

#FightLikeAGirl I am one of 6 children in my sibling set. Three boys, followed by three girls. It looks like this: Vito — he’s the oldest John — the “middle” child in the boys David — the “baby” in the … Continue reading

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Scary Things…

A Girlfriend’s Guide To Getting Through So there’s things I am struggling with. I tend to believe if I struggle with something, chances are, someone else is too. And I believe the best way to address is is to talk … Continue reading

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The New “N” Word…

A Guide to Recognizing and Navigating a Narcissistic Relationship. The Story of Narcissus from Britannica: Narcissus, in Greek mythology, the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. He was distinguished for his beauty. According to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Book III, Narcissus’s mother … Continue reading

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What Keeps Us Up At Night…

My desire for control…. If you know me, or follow me on Facebook, LinkedIn, or even here on WordPress through my blogs, you know I have a thing about control and having answers. Not so much in an OCD kinda … Continue reading

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When There Are More Questions Than Answers…

Then what? Sometimes… there are more questions than answers. And when that happens… Then what? Why is it that when I am quarantined and staying home I don’t want to… though this weekend prying myself from the house seemed like … Continue reading

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Epilogue…

A Different Kind Of Tear. So much has changed. It’s been 94 days since I thought the world ended. 94. And tonight is my last night in Arizona for this week, and I found myself crying. A different kind of … Continue reading

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Milestones.

Waiting To Exhale… If I’m being honest… there is so much in this week to be excited about, and yet, there is still a little lingering dread. Maybe a lot. Kauai. For the most part, I am super excited about … Continue reading

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Boundaries and Expectations…

Big Girl Things… I believe so much in our world, our day to day happiness, unhappiness, and outright distraught-ness, typically revolves around our ability, or in ability to establish appropriate boundaries and expectations. I say this… because I happen to … Continue reading

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