Friendships & Self-Care

Friendships are hard and complicated and filled with conflicts & resolutions, hurt feelings, laughter, tears and joy. My friendships have been the training ground on which I’ve learned communication, loyalty, forgiveness (both receiving and extending), and the importance of learning when to push through and fight for a friendship or when to let it go. I’ve learned all of those lessons with my best friend. … Continue reading Friendships & Self-Care

A Grandmother’s Passing

“Blood is thicker than water.” My family life has been complicated. I’ve written about my struggles before, written about the need to distance myself from my family, and have written about my friend-family and how my core friends have truly become humans as close to family as I can get. Up until this past weekend, I would have said that I absolutely did not believe … Continue reading A Grandmother’s Passing

Mid-Year Catch-Up

I’m poking my head out from my little hole tonight and finally taking some time & space to post a catch-up/musings post on 2019. I’m sitting here laughing because I intentionally stated in my 2019 post that this blog wouldn’t act as a measuring stick any longer and that my posts would be more free-flowing, but I’m sitting here trying to work out in my … Continue reading Mid-Year Catch-Up

Bodies and Health and Food and Minds

I found a new doctor. Thrilling, huh? I know it’s kind of a strange topic to blog about, but I really, really miss my team of doctors in Seattle, and since moving, I’ve just had a hard time finding a primary physician to replace them. But, I’ve found one (even though the freaking wait list was 3 months long). I’m not sure I think she’s … Continue reading Bodies and Health and Food and Minds

On feeling exposed

Here I am, within this beautiful space where I can lose myself in my words, my feelings, and the space to create. Here I am allowed to babble and rant and rave to my heart’s content without knowing judgement or feeling shame. I am free, I can fly. This week I was faced with a peek into a reality that I want, only to have … Continue reading On feeling exposed