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Why I Rarely Talk About Being an “Army Wife”

No, it has nothing to do with being embarrassed about my husbands job or the idea most people have that everything behind the uniform is classified. But it definitely has a lot to do with the fact that it is not my job and I DO NOT wear the uniform. But before everyone gets the wrong idea about this post, let me explain…

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Being your #1 fan & why no one else is supporting your dream

As most are aware, I have not written anything for a while. I mean during these last couple of months, there have been plenty of ups and downs in my life but these things have set the stage for me to live more for myself and ultimately chase my dreams no matter what stands in my way. In all honesty, I felt a little awkward at first. You know, because you are so excited trying to pursue things no one would expect of you but I was excited to share with friends, family and even my husband. Little did I know, the unenthusiastic and mostly questionable responses that came from those I care about most knocked me into a world of discouragement and depression…

Tips for a Healthy Marriage/Relationship in your 20’s

At 26 and 29, my husband and I do not want to admit it, but our 20’s are slipping faster and faster into those “Dirty 30’s” (he’s closer than I am haha!) but it has not been an easy road. We are that couple – the ones that most look at and wonder what the secret is or what we’re hiding and when we say we have known each other since we were fourteen, they imagine that the answer is time – yeahhhhhhhhh, NO. It has not always been an easy road.

Friends. How many of us have them? Friends. Ones we can depend on…

Seriously – the older I get, the more it all starts to make sense. Friendships are not created equal and I cannot even begin to explain the toll that some of the most toxic ones have taken on me in the last few years. I have literally fell ill; physically, mentally and emotionally drained by people I genuinely care about because the title of being a friend made me feel I needed to be there at all costs, even if it meant I would suffer for it. I was completely wrong…

Where People pleasing got me ….

Where people pleasing got me ? Nowhere. And When I say no where, I mean that so deeply. I’ve always wanted people to be ” happy ” with me. I wanted to be the thing that makes everyone happy, even if it meant I was the one unhappy. I would wonder why I wasn’t fully happy,…