Welcome to the MOMATHON! This is the race that you start the moment you go into labor with your baby child. Unlike other races you may have run in the past, this was one is not measured by kilometers or miles; it's measured first by minutes, then days, then weeks, then months, then years! No... Continue Reading →
If I am being honest, there are quite a few things I feel guilty about on a daily basis. And I'm beginning to realize that this guilt is at the root of some of my anxiety and stress that holds me back from my goals. I feel guilty about...
But of course, this is what REALLY happens. I forgot to plug in my phone before climbing into bed last night so it died, not waking me up at 5:15 this morning. My baby managed to not wake me up either, because BOTH of us managed to somehow sleep in until 11:00.
When I was in Taiwan, there were times I felt I had reached the peak of my existence. I didn't need more friends. I didn't need more adventures or stamps in my passport. I felt so alive and full. I had purpose. I had a community. Life was SO GOOD. But if I am to let the past be a school that teaches me how to move forward, I would have to say that's it when you reach the peak of anything, it's only a matter of time until you have to descend. And this all for the purpose of scaling the next peak.
I never thought I would be here, in this place of financial panic and insecurity as a wife and mom. As a single female, it was terrible enough to be huddled in my apartment broke, trying to figure out how I was gonna get to work the next day so I could have money again. But it's even worse now that I'm responsible for other people.
This is a true story. Have you ever been scammed? I mean, like completely fell for something that wasn't real and then found yourself robbed at the end of the day. I almost did. It was months ago. I was trying to sell my hair. I found out that my hair was really valuable, that... Continue Reading →
No time to read? Then listen! Click here to listen to the audio version of this post. I've been thinking that the time we have to be single is really the time we have to get good at being alone. But how good at being alone do we really want to be? Isn't there a... Continue Reading →
No time to read? Then listen! Click here to listen to the audio version of this post. Yes, that title is a.... what is that word they use these days.... doozy? Wow, I just looked that word up in the dictionary, and I actually spelled it right! I believe this is the first time I've... Continue Reading →
I want to do more than I'm doing right now. I've always felt this way about life. When I was younger, I was always doing the extra stuff, joining speech contests, taking piano lessons, starting clubs, planning recitals, volunteering at church. By the time my senior year of high school hit, I had already applied... Continue Reading →