Being Yourself Sucks…

BEING YOURSELF SUCKS… That’s what I used to believe. Seriously. I went through MANY years convinced that my personality was from hell. I thought I had just gotten super unlucky, had lost the game of “winning personality” and I felt at a loss of what to do about it. If this was “me” then what... Continue Reading →

The Prison That Crumbled

Maybe you have noticed, or maybe you haven’t, but the direction of my story has  changed so much in the last year. I had been living in a place of victimhood; I felt like I was a victim in my own story, and because I believed that narrative about myself, it really was true. After... Continue Reading →

Not So Brave

“They mentioned that you aren’t very good at parking…that it makes sense you haven’t been driving a lot”, Gabe said, as we climbed out of our beat up Volkswagen. We were just getting home from the gym, only then recovering from a session of frustrated bickering. I was already on the verge of anger and... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap 3

Weekly Wrap 3 A lot and nothing has happened this week.  Maybe you know what I mean.  So much of life can be crammed into one little week and yet, you stand there scratching your head when someone asks you to sum it up.  I feel like I am doing that right now.  What DID... Continue Reading →

Trauma Series 4: Loss of Self

Self worth.  Those words have a lot of layers, because on the one side is a person who understands that they are valuable and enough and no less important than anyone else regardless of beauty, success, power, etc….and on the other hand is a person who believes that they are worthy of it all, entitled... Continue Reading →

First Impressions…

Do you ever feel like things would be easier if you could walk around with a neon sign flashing the words, “Disclaimer…I’m more than a first impression,”?  Man, that would be just so good.  So good.   Over my life I have really settled with the fact that I make terrible first impressions.  Not only... Continue Reading →

Five Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

Did you know that your body is made to survive?  That’s right, it is literally built to adapt to thousands of different situations.  Your fingers can curve to help you climb better.  Your skin gets all prune-like when you swim or take a bath, because that’s how your body adjusts to less friction (it creates... Continue Reading →

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