The Loving Myself Journey: Gate #10 – I Have A Face that has Lived

1 year ago today, I wrote a blog titled “Can I Love Myself?” 3 days later, I started this journey on figuring out how to love myself. Up until that point, I had been unable to utter those 3 little words. I have broken through a lot of barriers, and worked really hard on improving […]

Little Steps: Today Was Supposed to be THE Day……..

In 66 minutes, my husband, my kids, and I, will be well on our way to the Barlow Pass Trailhead on Mt. Hood. Traveling thru the forest, giant behemoth trees on either side, truck runoffs purposely placed, you forget that you are traveling on a dormant volcano. As he navigates the road, I am sitting […]

Back-to-School: Choose Your Own Adventure Edition

If you have a child, you know all too well about the Back to School Season. The beginning of the best story line ever. Or the worst… The beginning of a binge-watch worthy show that you just cannot turn away from….or a show that is so bad that you just cannot turn it off. You […]

Little Steps: Day 52 – The Trail Ends Here?

I apologize in advance. But my mind is a tangled mess. Thoughts are flying around a thousand miles a minute. Crashing in to eachother. Trajectories unknown. My fingers are full of dread. The words want to flow faster than they can be given passage. I have no idea what is about to overflow the walls, […]

Little Steps: Day 50 – Tick you very much!?

Hi! I’m still alive. I hibernated. For an entire week. Thank you PMS. I didnt feel any guilt. I was too lazy to have feelings of guilt. And then I realized I needed to focus my attention on my house. Because believe it or not….I dont actually live in the woods. I actually live in […]