Life and Times

Bloom, Baby, Bloom: 32 for 32

31 was hard. Like “someone slaps you in the face” hard. And it was partially because I’d made a huge decision: the decision to stop running away from the issues I had with myself and be real about it all. I decided that it needed...

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8 Days of Feeling Physical Powerful

Sometimes, when you’re feeling down, you’ve gotta show yourself what you’re working with. After hitting a mental roadblock and beating myself up about it, I unintentionally spent a week pushing myself to build my confidence back up in ways that were really, really physically challenging...

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Chronicles of a Half-domestic Diva, Vol. 1

My number one promise for 2017 is to be kind to myself and that includes is my role of being a half-domestic diva. Unlike the main character in Sophie Kinsella’s “Undomestic Diva” (if you’ve ever read this super hilarious book, you’ll know what I mean),...

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The Last Time I Saw My Love

“Is that your friend in there?” an older doctor with thick glasses asked as my friends and I were leaving my boyfriend’s hospital room. “I hate to tell you this, but it would take a miracle to get him out of here.” That doctor did not...

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When I Cried for 30 Days

A few months ago, I started to cry and I couldn’t stop. I had a lot of commitments, too, and I couldn’t stop those either. I’m a journalist, a writer, a social media consultant, an entrepreneur, a mother, a daughter, a big sister, a mentor,...

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