The words escape me…

I want to write again.

It seems like a pretty simple thing, no?

The problem is… every time I sit down and start working on a post my thoughts go in a million different directions. Family, love, religion, school, friendships, success, career, struggles, exercise, food, fashion, home decor, wine,… what to do with all this bloody Easter chocolate that there is no way I’m letting the girls eat every last bite of… no seriously, what do I do with it?  Continue reading

From the couch to 5 K…

When it comes to exercise, running has always been pretty close to the bottom of my list of “go to” work outs. I’d rather lift weights, jump into a spin class or climb a mountain.

As much as I have never enjoyed running, I also have this exercise-fantasy of pulling on a pair of running shoes and heading out for a run, feeling the wind in my hair and listening to a mixture of my own steady deep breaths and music from the earphones securely tucked into my ears… while I check out my surroundings.

Sounds lovely, doesn’t it?

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I want…

What do I want to be when I grow up? What kind of person do I want to be?

Tougher questions than they seem if you ask me. The type of questions that send my mind in about a hundred different directions – all at once.

For someone who jumped into “serious” life from a young age. An “old” twenty-something year old… this may seem weird. But maybe I missed the whole questioning part somewhere along the way – making me ask myself too many questions when I’m supposed to be at the point where I’ve figure things out. Continue reading

Getting it done…

Had I known back in November what my workload at the office was going to look like this month (and next…) I probably wouldn’t be heading off on vacation in a few short days.

I know work won’t fall apart without me, and that things will get done when they’ll get done… but when I’m in the thick of the rush, the deadlines, the stress… it certainly feels like what I’m doing is incredibly important. And like I’m the only one who can do it.

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