On Heartbreak and Happiness

On Heartbreak and Happiness

It’s okay to not be okay. Did you hear me? It is OKAY to not be okay. I want you to know this. I want you to know that you don’t have to hide your “not okayness” behind a fake smile or behind words like, “I’m fine” or “It’s okay” which only sharpen the edges of the “not okayness” that you are trying so desperately to swallow. It is okay to not be okay. To be hurt. To be angry. To be afraid. To be heartbroken. To be. Your job as…

Friday Finds #1

Friday Finds #1

Helloooo Friday! Following my decision to get back on all of my bandwagons this past Sunday (you can read about it here), I’ve had a refreshingly productive and confidence-boosting week. My laundry is done. The floors have been swept and mopped. The dogs have been to the dog park every other day. And I’ve been to the gym! I’m telling you guys, boundaries are the bomb. To wit, I thought I’d keep the streak going by launching a series I’ve been mulling over for a few weeks now: Friday Finds….

When In Doubt… Do (Something)

When In Doubt… Do (Something)

Confession: I’m listening to country music right now… Crazy. I know. Hold up. That was the wrong confession… My bad. Let’s try that again. Confession (Take 2): I thought that once I got my first post out of the way, that writing the second one would be easy. I do, after all, have TONS that I want to write about, and I thought that the hard part would just be figuring out how to start. But I’ve been trying to write this second post since Sunday and well… it’s Thursday now….