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Ready

My feelings at this moment are readiness. I wrote about not believing in clean slates for the start of each year at the beginning of 2015. I guess the beauty of posting your words on the internet for all to see is to be able to completely contradict yourself later. I am ready for 2016.… Continue reading Ready

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Hello

I seriously considered starting this blog post with quoting Adele’s song “Hello.” It would have been fitting. It has been a little while since we last caught up, but I am back now. I hope that is good news to you. If not, I am at least happy to be back. One thing you may notice… Continue reading Hello

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The Cinderella Project

What the hell is the Cinderella Project? So glad you asked 🙂 The Cinderella Project was started 7 years ago under the guidance of Lacey Shelton (my sister and then Assistant Director of AmeriCorps) and her co-worker Cheryl Bryant (Administrative Assistant). It began as a group project among the team members as a way to make… Continue reading The Cinderella Project

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Real Talk

Recently I found myself doubting myself, my physical being. And it was awful. I landed in my husband’s arms crying, asking if how I looked was okay. I have always been thin. For the life that I have known that has been my genetic makeup. With being thin people have always felt the need to… Continue reading Real Talk

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Reflection

I know most people find the start of the new year to be exciting. It’s like a clean slate, or something like that. I am not one of those people. Personally, I find it to be a little bit daunting and overwhelming, like there’s pressure to make the year ahead spectacular. It’s probably the perfectionist… Continue reading Reflection

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An Engaging Announcement

I have a little bit of news to share with you today… my boyfriend and I are now engaged! I guess the more correct way to say this is that I am now engaged to my fiance’, David! YAY!!! So many YAYS! The short of it is, there was brunch (always a good thing), a… Continue reading An Engaging Announcement

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Opinionated

The idea of opinions has been weighing on my mind lately. Everyone has one, I think we all know the saying “Opinion are like assholes, everybody has one.” This got me thinking of why you, the readers of this blog, should listen to or trust mine. I am not going to answer this by justifying my… Continue reading Opinionated