What I Really Did on New Year’s Eve 2019

What I Really Did on New Year’s Eve 2019

Well, happy New Year everyone. We’ve made it into a new year. I am sure many of you celebrated, whether it was at a party with friends and/or family or just a quiet time at home. Some people like to go all out, but I like to make New Year’s Eve a low key key [...]

The Power of Yes: 4 Reasons to Say Yes More than No

The Power of Yes: 4 Reasons to Say Yes More than No

A few days ago, I was talking to a coworker. She is an older woman who I have gotten to know. She has committed over 40 years to the company and has raised a beautiful daughter who is in the tech industry. With her daughter’s success comes the opportunity to travel around the world. Since [...]

Countdown to 2020!

Countdown to 2020!

Well, it’s about that time. Christmas is over and the new year is upon us. It’s a great time to take stock of your accomplishments in 2019 and create goals to maximize that. With those goals, a plan should follow. I have never committed to a New Year’s Resolution. The process of progress is always [...]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from my family to yours. I know that the holidays are a time for family, sharing and giving. A time to reflect on what has passed in anticipation of what is to come. I want us to remember those who are not in a place to celebrate in a way that evokes all [...]

Do I suck at making new friends?

Do I suck at making new friends?

Lately I have found myself stewing in a pot of questions. The one that stands out the most is, “Do I suck at making new friends?” I fall in the middle ground when it comes to making new friends. I know I am introverted—not shy—and connecting with people comes easily to me, because I have [...]

Mama Cāx, You Will be Missed

Mama Cāx, You Will be Missed

I just went on Instagram and clicked on Tess Holiday’s stories and saw the most shocking news. Mama Cax has passed. This is a hard one to take, because not only did I follow her on social media, but I had the pleasure of running into her a few times in my neighborhood. Both times [...]

A Nighttime Dilemma: Bath then Dinner or Dinner then Bath?

A Nighttime Dilemma: Bath then Dinner or Dinner then Bath?

There are some dilemmas we face that require exceptional critical thinking. I am not sure this one falls into that category, but I dare to ask any of you moms and dads out there. Do you do bath then dinner or dinner then bath? Thinking about these things can give me parental whiplash. I ask [...]

A Sigh of Relief

A Sigh of Relief

I am finally able to kick my feet up, because yesterday was my final for this semester. I am so relieved. I am so happy to get a break from the anxiety and stress. Someone, pour me a stiff drink, because I need one. I can finally get some time to take care of me [...]

Have a Good Close to the Weekend

Have a Good Close to the Weekend

I’ve been terrible lately. I am preparing for exams and have been very busy with my girls. Feeling overwhelmed can quickly lead to not doing or sometimes contributing to important things that include maintaining my blog. With that said, I hope you are enjoying some alone time and/or family filled weekends; whichever one you need [...]

5 Important Steps for Managing Fibromyalgia

5 Important Steps for Managing Fibromyalgia

I don’t remember the day that I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but I was about twenty-six years old. It took one concerned doctor and a series of tests to rule out other conditions. He finally diagnosed me, instead of telling me it was all in my head. I had been seeing doctors since I was [...]