I could write an entire book on my mother because the things that she does for me, my dad, my sisters, and my nieces and nephews are unmeasurable. I won't write a book (this time), but what I wanted to write today is too long for a Facebook post or Twitter update. Since before I … Continue reading For Mama, on Mother’s Day
2018/2019… let’s do this
(Trigger warning) 2018 was a big year for me, physically and mentally. I can't say it was all good, as I lost 6 people within my family and friend circle. I don't think I've ever lost that many people in one year. It's been a heartbreaking year, an eye-opening year, and a victorious year. I … Continue reading 2018/2019… let’s do this
My Weight Loss Journey, part I
I mentioned last month that I was approved for weight loss surgery. Up until today, I was waiting to get psychiatric clearance. I got that clearance today so I will officially be having the surgery! I promise this is not taking the "easy way out." Just because people have this surgery doesn't mean that it's easy, so … Continue reading My Weight Loss Journey, part I
Take A Hike!
I took Finn hiking again the other day and for the first time, I could smell the woods through my nose. It made me sit down and really take in nature. I love the quote by Henry David Thoreau that says, "I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees." … Continue reading Take A Hike!