Life, Love & Sorrow

Without them

It's like a ticking time bomb. One minute you are in the present. The next you are thrown into a memory. Not by choice. And you leave the present to be there. To experience it as if it is all that exists. It replays. It must have been triggered by something? Or maybe not? It… Continue reading Without them

Life

To choose love

What do we all deserve and need in a relationship? Acceptance. The other must look at you and see the amazing qualities you have. And see you for your faults. And with those faults, they must accept. Not try to change or improve. They must look at ALL of you.  The good AND the bad.… Continue reading To choose love

Advice, Life

How To: Listening

Life has truly been crazy with starting school (WHICH I LOVE, the classes are amazing), working part-time downtown Chicago AND part-time at the Children's Advocacy Center. So I am just going to leave you all with some food for thought that has been a theme in my classes this week: I want to recommend a… Continue reading How To: Listening

Life

The Glamour of City Living

I recently moved downtown Chicago for the summer (now I live in the city part-time, lol my life is complicated), so that my commute would go from 1.5 hours to 20 minutes.   You have no idea how much you can do with an extra HOUR, like make yourself dinner or take a pre-nap or clean… Continue reading The Glamour of City Living

Faith, Healthy Living, Introduction, Life, Love & Sorrow

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Hi everyone, so I decided it was time for me to begin my own blog.  As most of you may know, I started blogging about two years ago when my twin sister Ryane passed away tragically and unexpectedly.  It is a way for me to deal with my stress and grief,… Continue reading The Journey Begins