New day

I started a new job today. The most stressful part of my day? Deciding what to wear. I spent 12 years wearing the same uniform to work and the last 10 months wearing the same colored scrubs to work. The idea of actually choosing an 'outfit' and a 'style' for my work clothes was exciting [...]

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Just a little unsteady

For the past two weeks I have been giving myself a to-do list every day. It started as a way to just structure my day and keep me on task. Okay, I started it so I would get my lazy ass off the couch. It's worked wonders, I've been more productive in the last two [...]

Embrace the suck

I hurt in a way that I haven't hurt in years, but it's a good thing. My 10k training schedule had me do 3 rounds of 15 minutes running and 1 minute walking. Not going to lie, I gassed out real quick. Maybe 10 minutes into the first round I was ready to throw in [...]

Treat yo’ self 2018

You see this face. This is the face of someone who made self-care a priority today even though she didn't want to. My life is not terribly busy. I go to school but it doesn't overwhelm me to the point where I feel like I have no free time. I haven't worked in over a [...]

A road map for life

Today, I was faced with one of my first challenges in trying to better myself. It was snowing, I was comfy and my to-do list was long so I very seriously thought about skipping my afternoon appointment at the VA. It was a mental health and considering just a couple of weeks ago I was [...]

You won’t beat me, negativity!

Last week was great. I did self-care, took care of myself, indulged a little...and by a little I mean a lot. I stuffed my face like a turkey. I felt productive every day and I maintained a positive mind-set. Then came today, and I had to head back out into the real world, where the [...]