Love, You.

I’ve been there from the beginning. I was there for your first breath and I remember the first time you opened those little eyes. The world was big but I knew that you were going to make it yours in your very own way. I believed in you because I knew you were strong. I […]

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To my daughter, love mom

Would you believe me little one if I told you that from elementary until I was 18 I maybe wore shorts 10 times? Even in the hottest of summers my legs were always fully covered. In 6th grade I was invited to a pool party that I reluctantly attended. I got in the pool for […]

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From the depths, we rise

It’s been over 5 years. 5 years since I found out that my marriage was coming to an end. Not because I wanted it to but because he….wanted different things. I was in a naive happy place, I guess. A place where I didn’t realize that really bad things happen to everyone, even you. The […]

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6 Things to Help Make you Happier Today.

Sometimes our days suck right? I’ve had quite a few of them lately and I thought, “Hey, I’m sick of this” so I decided I wanted to do some things that wouldn’t necessarily change my circumstance but would change my attitude. Maybe, just maybe, if I change a few of the things that are within […]

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Stop counting down until March

It was 8 years ago January 1st that I stepped into the gym for my first time. It was loud, crowded and the people there were superheroes. My first thought was “I don’t belong here” followed by the instinct to turn around and leave. It was intimidating, being somewhere so far out of your element […]

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I’ll conquer the world, tomorrow

I just wrapped up this conversation with my 5-month-old daughter while I was feeding her some blueberry applesauce. Me: You can do this mom because you’re awesome. Also me: You’re right Mya, I am awesome. I can do this. A little bit of background? Sure. Sometimes I wake up and think I’m Superwoman and by […]

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I Don't Need My Husband 

I used to think that it was romantic to say that I couldn’t live without my husband and with my ex husband I was sure that I couldn’t. I just knew that if he was to leave or something was to happen that I would absolutely fall into pieces and die. I needed him. He […]

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