2 weeks ago | body , health , physical

LabCorp Never Again

Every six months, I need to get blood work done to test for my hypothyroidism.  I was a bit nervous about having my blood taken during a pandemic.  Needless to say, I had to get the bloodwork done to make…

3 months ago | body , health , physical

Saddle Up

I didn’t expect this pandemic. I don’t think the world did. I think it has shocked us all. We have all been forced into our homes and told not to leave. For me, that comes more naturally since I have…

4 months ago | health , mental health , soul

Back to Reality.
{Part 3}

We walk off the plane, not a soul in sight besides our fellow passengers from our flight. We walk through passport control like it was three in the morning. At the baggage claim, we are the only carousel queued up.…

4 months ago | health , mental health , soul

The Journey Home.
{Part 2}

The day before we were to leave, I wake up to what we like to call a “Kaisertag” or “King’s Day” or “Blue Bird,” not a cloud in the sky, and we get to ski my favorite place in the…

4 months ago | health , mental health , soul

Coming from one hot spot to the next.
{Part 1}

Now that I have digested a little bit, I can now tell you the experience I have gone through with the COVID-19 outbreak. My outlook is not medical but one through the eyes of someone working hard and trying to…

7 months ago | mind , nerd talk

Nerd Talk.

The World Wide Web is not an easy thing to understand. Maybe that’s why is it’s referred to as a web. Since many don’t know what the internet consists of or even the meaning of some “tech” terms, I thought…

7 months ago | a little lost

New decade.
New goals.

This year is quite peculiar in the sense that we aren’t just entering a new year but also a new decade. A whole new shift that we get to create. Our choices determine our future, and sometimes when the calendar…

10 months ago | mental health , mind

Vacation Mode

After busting my a$$ all spring and summer, I felt I needed some time off to recharge my batteries. Not to say that I didn’t enjoy my summer, I did; however, my computer demanded more face time. Usually, when I…

11 months ago | mental health , mind

Back to Basics

Sometimes when our world starts to spin out of control, it becomes overwhelming quickly. The chaos that surrounds us consumes us, making it had to find the light. Maybe we feel out of control. Perhaps we think we have no…

Back to Basics
1 year ago | mental health , mind

Breathe

Last year at this time my life had a significant shift. From change comes growth, and boy has this year been a year of growth. I have learned that through some of the darkest days inner peace can still be…

1 year ago | a little lost

Learning to Love Yourself

Loving yourself is not always easy. Sometimes all we can see is our faults while blaming ourselves when things go wrong. Trying to escape our internal critic can be difficult, but it is necessary. Some circumstances make our world shift…

1 year ago | body , health

Notice your sleepy?

There are some days that I wake up and am running like the energizer bunny, other days not so much. Sometimes I go all week with my feet dragging and there isn’t enough caffeine to get me going.  Knowing that…

1 year ago | poetry , spirit

Show me your frog

Show me change. Show me progress. Show me achievement. Show me observation. Show me application. Show me success. Show me courage. Show me compassion. Show me love. For I will only show you all the above.

1 year ago | a little lost

Intro

So here I am starting a blog.  I’ve wanted to start one for a while, and I’ve thought my writing was never good enough. Then I thought “maybe I’ll get an editor to help me,” but then it would be…