Lose My Breath

So my Monday started off kinda strange. I woke up in the morning very tired. I hadn’t slept too much, but that wasn’t anything too unusual. I went to work and while sitting at my desk, doing absolutely nothing but paperwork, I became very aware of my breathing. It was shallow and I was having … Continue reading Lose My Breath

Hypocrite*

Dear readers, I haven’t been completely honest with you. You see, I talk a lot about practicing self care and living happy, but truthfully, I haven’t quite been taking my own advice. They say crying is healthy. It releases stress & gives the body a natural relief of sorrow & frustration. It also lowers your … Continue reading Hypocrite*

Carry On

July 15, 2018 would have been my grandma's 96th birthday. She passed away early last November, leaving me with the most unimaginable grief. I decided to dedicate this blog to her, to grief, and to the importance of self-care in the grieving process. 256 days ago, around 3AM on November 3, 2017, I kissed my … Continue reading Carry On

Fix My Eyes

I have jokingly referred to myself as a marvel to modern medicine on more than one occasion. Those who’ve had the pleasure of being around me the last few years can definitely attest to this. I have been diagnosed with a slew of issues, most which aren’t very troublesome, but definitely annoying. Just off the … Continue reading Fix My Eyes

Invictus

The word “invictus,” by definition, is a Latin adjective, meaning “unconquered, unsubdued, and invincible.” There is a poem, written by William Ernest Henley, which goes by this same name. It has been a guide in my life for many years now and has been one of the most influential pieces of poetry that I have … Continue reading Invictus