less pressure, more grace

Last weekend, on the way home from a trip (during which I had a very good time), I found myself crying through half the ride home. I wasn’t sad. And I wasn’t exactly upset. I was just majorly stressed out. The hustle I’d been living over the last month was doing me no good and…

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xxix

The weeks leading up to this birthday have left me run ragged with numerous obligations, pre-booked time, and little to no opportunities for myself. Which is why it’s so very important, today of all days, to take the time to myself to reflect on it all, just as I do every year. Back in January,…

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what i learned from nanowrimo.

This year, I thought it would be fun to participate in something known as NaNoWriMo. What, you say? WTF is a NaNoWriMo? Well, National Novel Writing Month quite aptly takes place in November. (Writers LOVE a good play on words.) It’s a personal challenge to complete a novel in a month – or at least…

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breathe in…breathe out

*Disclaimer* This is a trip into the dark crevices of my mind. I hope it might be something that others need to hear – not just to hear about me, but to know that the rest of us aren’t alone. This is the aftermath of feeling like a boss. This past weekend, I was a…

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