Category Archives: success

Badass Moment Reclamation

My dad and I haven’t spoken in nearly 10 years. It’s just so normal that when people have asked me recently if I have any family where I’m from, I say, “no.” Even though my dad still lives there, it … Continue reading

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He’s a Keeper

Conversation from Sunday went like this: Son: Thanks for making me clean my room today. Me: What? Son: Thanks for making me clean my room. It really needed it! Me: Uhhh, you’re welcome! For the record, I didn’t make him … Continue reading

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Rafting Down the River or Not

For the first time since my move last April, I got asked out. I knew it would happen eventually whether during my commute or at work or at the book store. It happened at work. He asked if I’d like … Continue reading

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A Year Ago

A year ago, I committed to making changes in my life that would open me up to more opportunities. I committed to pursuing a big move. The first of the year, I interviewed for a transfer within my company. I … Continue reading

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Sugar Called. I answered.

Two days ago, Sugar called.  I answered.  She arrived in the form of homemade carrot cake and contained carrots, pineapple, raisins, and nuts, topped with a buttery frosting that may have contained cream cheese, but I couldn’t tell while it … Continue reading

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The Break Up With Sugar

I broke up with processed sugar six days ago. I had to do it. Sugar had dragged me down for the last time. I didn’t like the way it made me feel. It didn’t have anything to say back to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fridays

Fridays used to provide many frustrating moments as a parent. I would say from the start of school, a new school, this year through about February, I dreaded Fridays. Most people look forward to Fridays. They symbolize the end of … Continue reading

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