It was only two months into my marriage when I found out that my husband cheated on me. I was mortified because I had made such a spectacle of our wedding. I had been married before. A quiet, personal, intimate marriage that ended for very immature reasons had left me jaded. I was sure that … More Letting It Go
Spending the majority of my professional life working with older adults, there are a few things that they always say they regret not spending more time doing. Or things they wish they could go back and do over. Take a page from their book….. do these things better. 1. Make family moments matter. … More 10 Things We Should All Learn About Life
Sometimes in light of an exciting event in someone’s life, we aren’t as excited as they expect us to be….. forgive me. … More Forgive Me if I Don’t Congratulate You
Tonight I found myself sitting across from someone at dinner and referring to the past year of my life as my “year of sadness”. And in that moment, this person suggested to me that I can’t let this past year define me as sad, because if I do, I let the person who hurt me … More A year of clarity
In our lifetime we are told that Love makes us whole. We search for years and years for that perfect someone to complete us. But what happens when that “someone” doesn’t make us whole? What happens when we don’t find love? Does that make us less than a person? I have been married twice … More Why I’m single, and it’s OK.
My life in the past year has been one giant tornado. Being married and divorced in the same year was definately unexpected. In all of that time, there was one constant reminder that this was all real…… the dress. You know, the one thing that girls picture in their head that symbolizes the happiest day … More Why I decided to Trash the Dress
I grew up an only child. I have always been familiar with being alone. During that time I used to wonder if it was odd that I was perfectly happy being alone? As an adult, most recently, I have been questioning if people, myself included, really realize what it means to be alone vs being … More Being Lonely vs. Being Alone
I’m in hopes that by telling this story some woman out there somewhere is able to conclude that the pain they have been suffering with is not something that they’re just imagining. As women, we know all about the problems we can have such as ovarian, cervical and uterine cancer. We are educated on std testing, … More Endometriosis: What you didn’t know…