Category: Personal

36 Things I’ve Learned in 36 Years

Happy Birthday to Me! Sometimes it feels like I’ve lived several lives in these handful of decades. I’ve salvaged lessons from every one. In honor of my 36th Birthday, here are 36 things I’ve learned. In no particular order: 36 Things I’ve Learned In 36 Years If you don’t have

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My Birth Injury Story

Did you know that May is Maternal Nerve Injury From Childbirth Awareness Month? Before I was pregnant, I had never even heard the term birth injury. Of course I understood that labor would hurt, but I had no idea that being unable to leave my bed afterward was a possibility.

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My 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. Mapping goals is the ultimately an exercise in hope; banking on thriving rather than surviving the coming year. Making charts, those little planner stickers, using words like visualization just…really gets me off. Mel Robbins pulled through with an incredible program to

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That Time I Was Nominated for the 2018 Liebster Award

I was flabbergasted to see the email from Prerana at Inside Travellers Shoes, informing me she’d nominated me for the 2018 Liebster Award. Prerana is an extraordinary woman who (better) discovered her voice through an intense physical injury. Through her hardship came the blog in which she shares these insights and

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25 Things You Might Not Know About Me

I was a chubby kid and a fat young woman. For better and for worse, whether it should have or should not have, that experience has informed a large part of my adult personality. We kept a baby raccoon as a pet when I was little and I remember carrying

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