Grief will hit you like a ton of bricks, knock the wind out of you, push you into a dark place in a split second. The crippling feeling of grief that washes over you when you get the news of a loved one passing is impossible to prepare for and absolutely devastating. In the blink of an eye;… Continue reading Grief…A Personal Journey
First, a clip from Louis C.K. on Being Alone with Emotions. (Put your headphones on if you have children in the room!). Prepare to laugh hysterically! The great lengths that we go to avoid discomfort and anticipated “negative” (no emotions are negative. I’ll get to this) emotions is truly outstanding. We have created a… Continue reading Sitting with Discomfort & Pain
Hi Friends. It’s time to get real for a moment. I often post about my progress and successes, but today I want to get vulnerable in the midst of feeling like a hot mess. I made the conscious decision to stop drinking 3 months ago. I felt great during that time. I decided to have… Continue reading I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.
What is the final straw for change for YOU? I know for me, it’s feeling like crap. Aka: fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, skin breakouts, moodiness, irritability and anxiety…sometimes mild depression too. When I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel: eating sugar and drinking coffee because I’m exhausted and then having a glass of… Continue reading The Final Straw to Change
[Stepping on my soap box] I’ll admit I’m not much for conventional medicine/intervention unless absolutely necessary. I always try natural remedies first, and I’m proud (and grateful!!!) to say my son will be 3 in January and he’s never been on antibiotics or medications other than the occasional Tylenol or Motrin. Please note: I believe there… Continue reading How my 2-year old Overcame Illness Naturally
Everyone knows I’m obnoxiously positive and optimistic, but there are times when I feel crushed to my soul, crippled with fear, anger, grief and pain…but I still have hope. I’m probably one of the least political people you will ever meet. I’ll be honest; I’ve never really kept up, I don’t watch the news, and… Continue reading Now is the Time for Connection & Love
I HAVE BEEN THERE…I get it…The vicious cycle…the guilt, the shame, the frustration. I’ll start Monday I say. I’ll do better next time I say. Monday and Tuesday go super well and then Wednesday I get stressed or sad or lonely or triggered in some way or another and BOOM- I’m back to square one.… Continue reading WHY Do We Self-Sabotage?