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 swear, the bookish blogging community is so sweet and generous! Although I only returned to blogging after a nearly year-long hiatus, I have been nominated by two separate and amazing bloggers for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I am truly humbled to have been nominated and tagged by E. from Local Bee Hunter's Nook and… Continue reading I Am Your Sunshine
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
Get that smile going - it's world smile day! In honor of today, guess what I'm writing about? You got it - SMILING! Personally, I love to smile, especially at strangers; you just never know who needs a smile in his/her life at any given time. A smile in my direction can certainly make my… Continue reading Smile!
Have y'all ever been curious about what exactly a person is hauling around in his or her purse or another bag? Have y'all seen those features in so many magazines that showcase the contents of the bags of celebrities? I certainly say yes to both questions! So, I decided to empty out my own pocketbook… Continue reading Bagged, Vol. One