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

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

2018: Thrive – Q4 Recap

Here we are, the end of another quarter, and the end of the year. Q4, you did not disappoint and neither did you give me a lot of rest. Develop well / peaceful existence: – Carving out time for writing/reading Since moving into my house, I’ve put a lot of thought into how I wanted my office to feel. It was really important to me … Continue reading 2018: Thrive – Q4 Recap

2018: Thrive – Q3 Recap

Ah, here we are again. Q3 was a big one, so I sure as hell hope that I can remember everything that happened. Develop well / peaceful existence: – Carving out time for writing/reading I’ve still been reading but it’s been slow which is fine. I continue to add books to my “to read” list, and I know once winter hits, cozy nights in my … Continue reading 2018: Thrive – Q3 Recap

TEDxDetroit

TED talks have been something I was introduced to years ago. I’ve watched so many of them, always through the computer screen, thinking how lucky the people in the audience were to be in the presence of such greatness, to be in moments of such great inspiration and calls to action. This year, I found out early that there is a TEDxDetroit event that happens … Continue reading TEDxDetroit

I bought a house!

Holy cow. I did it. I did the big adulting thing. I bought an effing house. INSERT ALL THE WIDE-EYED EMOJIS! Man, the past two months have been such a rollercoaster for me. Hence, my ghosting on this site for awhile. Though, I guess I’ve been absent most of the year, so…oops. I’m trying to get better, and that first step was creating a perfect … Continue reading I bought a house!