I'm awake in the middle of the night, that's become the new normal. I sleep maybe four hours, five if I'm super lucky. I'm restless because I'm sad, and angry, and worried, and praying, at three in the morning. Tonight I am awake grieving the loss of the end of the school year. And before… Continue reading Little Losses Everywhere. Dealing with COVID-19 and grief.
I am so honored to be included on the amazing blog Patheos, spearheaded by my fellow O Mag Insider, Cara Meredith. I talk about aging and grace and cartwheels. Would love for you to take a read, and drop a comment, if you want to share your favorite, or least favorite thing about getting older.… Continue reading Getting Older. To Cartwheel or Not to Cartwheel.
As many of you know I've been working remotely, in some capacity, since 2006. There are so many reasons I work remotely and enjoy it. I often get asked how to find remote jobs and side gigs and I thought I'd do some posts about what has worked for me in hopes that it may… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Finding a Remote Job or Side Hustle in 2020
I've been thinking a lot lately about what I'm doing with my life. Not in my relationships, more along the lines of what I am supposed to be doing with my life. What's my purpose? What's my brand? What's my intention? What is my passion? Hell, I don't know. Am I supposed to know that?… Continue reading What is my brand anyways? And does anyone even care?
Every time I'm lucky enough to go on a vacation with my husband and daughters, I am grateful. I realize it's such precious time and these getaways are memories in the making. I cherish these trips more than anything. Since time is my most cherished gift, when my family asked me what I wanted for… Continue reading Family Weekend Getaway at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. Staycation in Surf City.
If you've ever had the chance to be a guest on a podcast, you know how much fun they can be. Well, I've only done fun ones, and this was no exception. I am featured on the podcast "On the Brink with Brook Beldon" this week and it was such an enjoyable experience, I can't… Continue reading On the Brink with Brook Beldon. Season Two featuring little, ol’ “Why not me”.
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As you know I am a HUGE fan of WW, aka Weight Watchers. I am a lifetime member, and just celebrated 3 YEARS of maintenance. I often have friends and family asking how I do it. Well, first of all, my 50 pound weight loss didn't happen over night, and I didn't do it alone.… Continue reading Save 50% on select Weight Watchers memberships
Watching last night's episode of the Great Food Truck Race was difficult for me, and my family. Seeing the fear, and sadness on my crying face, made the feelings of dispair wash back over me. I remember how it felt to be anxious, exhausted and overwhelmed. Yes, I missed my family, but that's not what… Continue reading Sometimes saying goodbye is the bravest thing you can do
I went running today and I fell. One second I'm minding my own business, lip syncing to the Black Eyed Peas, the next second I'm in the air. And then I went down, hard. My toe must have clipped the tiniest edge on the sidewalk and I slammed onto the concrete. I slid on my… Continue reading How do you forgive yourself when you fall?