Saying Hello, Saying Goodbye

I used to be the girl who prided herself on her ability to commit to relationships. Who would hang on forever to people, calling it commitment, love, being a true friend. In all honesty, I think a lot of it was more insecurity than those other qualities. Not saying that I don’t possess them, because I do think that I highly value the people in … Continue reading Saying Hello, Saying Goodbye

Finally, it’s not January

I’m so happy it’s February. I swear, January was a real downer. For reasons that I’m still unsure of. It just felt like a mini-long year of hell, without actual ordeals. So, I’ll list the happy things about the month, and then I’ll just let it go and move on into the beautiful (cold) month of February! I was able to visit my friends in … Continue reading Finally, it’s not January

Jill Scott is my girl-crush

I was listening to my “Women who inspire” playlist today and Jill Scott’s “Womanfesto” came on and rocked me straight to my core. I’ve listened to that spoken word multiple times, but it’s never resonated quite like it did today, so I decided to go ahead and put it here, in a place where I’ll see it again and again. It feels fortuitous and timely, … Continue reading Jill Scott is my girl-crush

2017 in pics

I was going to intersperse pictures throughout my 2017 recap post, but I thought it would be better to just keep it separate. This doesn’t even begin to capture everything, but I had to stop somewhere or there would be a thousand images in here. I’m currently trying to reorganize all my photos so these aren’t in chronological order. *shrug* Enjoy a visual look at … Continue reading 2017 in pics

Celebrating consistency 

When I go back and read through posts about my workout routines and dieting, I see a girl struggling so hard to find some sort of balance in life and love of her body. I can sense the excitement and hope in early posts, the plans for shopping for size 6 jeans, and every man’s head turning when she walks in the room. I can … Continue reading Celebrating consistency 

The ever dividing line of politics

Every morning, I leave my apartment between 7:50-8:00am in order to make it to work by 8:30am and very rarely am I late. I take my coffee with me and listen to WDET on the way to catch up on news and current events. This morning, however I got stuck in the worst traffic due to an accident. So bad that I was an hour … Continue reading The ever dividing line of politics

Those a-ha moments 

Have you ever been so exasperated trying to convey something that you cannot find words for that you bumble around and around, words pouring out that faster than you can really think about them and then out of nowhere, one sentence spills out and it jolts you out of your own head and into that very present moment and all of a sudden, whatever was … Continue reading Those a-ha moments