Kiss My Glutes.

“Have you done squats before?” Once I had stopped laughing, I looked at the personal trainer standing across from me and said, “You’re funny.” He smiled and then showed me how to do a squat. I tried to copy his movements, stretching my arms out in front of me and slowly bending my knees and […]

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Merry Christmas 2017!

Merry Christmas to all my friends who celebrate! I hope you all have a fantastic day!

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OK, Thirty. Let’s Go.

Tomorrow I will be 30. Tomorrow I will be 30. Tomorrow I will be 30. I never thought I would make it to this point. I remember turning 20 and thinking, This is it. I have arrived. Hello, adulthood, I’m going to make you my bitch. And then life actually happened and I spent most of […]

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The Unlikely Christian.

On a hot night last summer, I sat out on the balcony staring up at the stars. I took each breath slowly, feeling my lungs expand with each inhale. “Okay,” I whispered. “I give in.” It began like that, with a whisper. In that moment, I finally gave up the iron grip I thought I […]

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Fear & Insecurity.

What needs to be removed from your life? That’s the question I’m asking myself today. I’ve taken great pains and made great strides when it comes to moving in a more positive direction, but there’s always room for improvement. For me, I think fear and insecurity are the two biggest things I need to remove […]

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Are You Happy Now?

Happiness is a funny thing. We all know we deserve it, but not everyone can find it. Those who do find it are also aware of its fleeting nature, because no one stays happy all the time. Our lives, and the changes it brings, are so often driven by conflict and problems that require solutions. […]

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Things I Couldn’t Do.

As I move forward with my depression prevention action plan, I’m beginning to notice just how easy it has become to do things I never would have had the energy to do before. I always used to look at people like my sister, who would get it into her head that she wanted to rearrange […]

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