Hey, y'all! As you may have noticed, I've taken a nice little break from blogging - and reading, for that matter! But, I'm ready to get back to it, especially with the new year looming upon us. The only serious resolutions I'm setting this year are to let go - to stop letting my perfectionism… Continue reading Mag 2.0
I married whom I thought at the time was the love of my life on this day in 2011; our divorce was finalized on October 5, 2018. While I rode a roller coaster of emotions for at least a year following our mutual decision to divorce, I am so glad we ended our marriage. The… Continue reading Ex-anniversary
I have been relaxing on the couch, watching Dr. Phil tonight. The subject matter of the particular episode I watched concerned a two-year-old child who is living out of a truck with his father. The story caused me to reflect on my experiences as a still green social worker. My first real job right out… Continue reading Adventures in Foster Care, Part One
Synopses of books = spoilers for me. I don't even read summaries on hardcover jackets or the backs of soft cover books. I feel like too many plot points are given away if I read synopses/summaries. I do adore reading reviews - they are generally spoiler-free and I really enjoy seeing others' opinions of both… Continue reading Synopsis Free
OK, so, I must first say that I had this post scheduled and it posted before I ever had the chance to actually write it! LOL! Y'all who liked my super rough draft prior to me fixing it, THANK YOU! Y'all are too sweet and I hope you got a good chuckle out of it!… Continue reading I Want Candy
Having had intense anxiety my entire life - I can remember feeling anxious throughout much of childhood - has honestly held me back from being the best I could have been, but it has also taught me a lot about myself. Along with anxiety, I have experienced intense depression. My depression has admittedly been bad… Continue reading Emotional Roller Coasters
I was a lifeguard for six summers back in the day. My lifeguard training class was very competitive and awesome; I learned the perfect way to swim freestyle, thanks to our wonderfully hilarious and tough instructor, Cheri, may God rest her soul. Being a lifeguard made my summers throughout high school and some of college;… Continue reading Views from the Stand
So, I've been thinking...I should give y'all the opportunity to get to know me better! And what better way to start the introduction process than to answer hilarious icebreaker questions?! I found the list I'm using on on Pinterest! [I added the link to the pin itself!] If you could buy any time of food,… Continue reading Get to Know Mag!