“In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.” ~N.K. Jemisin As a single mom with a solid career, two semesters into a MBA program, and… Continue reading Being A Supermom Is Overrated
If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. ~Benjamin Franklin I’m starting to feel a little better from my anxiety last week which really had been kicking my ass. I’ve come to the realization that I had been extending myself without really taking care of myself. I often find myself doing that. Constantly… Continue reading Working Through Anxiety – My New Plan
I don’t know what it is, maybe the change in weather, maybe my hormones, but man, am I struggling BIG time. It’s easy to write about happiness when you’re happy, when life is perfect and the sun is shining super bright. Today doesn’t feel like that and it has nothing to do the with the US… Continue reading Fighting My Daemons Like It’s My Job
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” ~Winston Churchill It all went to shit in December 2015. All I wanted to do was sleep indefinitely. Death seemed easier than living. I thought about all of the ways I would do it that would be the quickest and least painful. I just wanted to be gone.… Continue reading Three Months of Agony & Self-Growth
“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” Dale Carnegie Dale Carnegie was on to something. For the longest time, I thought that happiness was a destination or an object. If I went… Continue reading Living the GREAT DREAM & Being Happy
Ever get that burnt out, I want to hide under my desk and sleep feeling? Yes, I’m there. Right now. I’m tired beyond repair. It’s my first week back from disability and I’m exhausted. I’m fighting a cold and my body is tired. I don’t want to be here. I don’t want to sit in… Continue reading Is There More to Life Than This?
A frazzled nurse puts down the bat phone while peering over perched glasses at her scribbles on a worn clipboard. 18 months old. Drowning. Full arrest. ETA five minutes . As the team busily prepare… Source: Five minutes