Tag: thoughts

I’m Thinking About Making a Decision…Maybe

If I had to sum my life up into one word, it would be tentative.  My entire adult life has been made by half-ass, on-a-whim decisions: moving to Florida, changing jobs, picking people to associate with.  The only real decision I’ve ever thought about making before doing it was marrying my best friend.  My mind

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Health and Wellness: I Am Not Invincible

I’ve been a little distant for the last few weeks, but now it’s time to be transparent. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and it’s taken quite the toll on me. For the last year or so, I’ve had unexplained weight gain despite my 4-5 days per week of working out and relatively clean, healthy

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Postpartum Depression: Real Talk and a First-hand Look

Happy Saturday, everyone!  This week’s featured writer post comes from Jamie Johnson, a full-time working mom and author of Hashtag Mom Fail, who got real about her postpartum depression.  Mental health is extremely important, especially in today’s society, which is filled with pressure to balance a job and family, make enough money to pay the

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Take the Higher Road, Kid

Forgiveness: pardoning someone’s wrong-doing, despite an apology or recognition of one’s wrong, and surrendering all negative or vengeful feelings towards that person. This is what my understanding of the meaning of forgiveness.  Forgetting?  That’s a different story. A big part of my life has been surrounded by the need to forgive others, whether it be

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