Personal Growth > Professional Growth

If you asked me ten years ago what I wanted out of life I would have said, “Success”. I used to think being successful meant you were valuable so that is what I strived for, that is the path I traveled on. I think early on school sold me the idea that hard work and […]

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What if you find your soul mate… at the wrong time?

I’m a little late with posting this one… It was supposed to be released on Valentines Day, however, time has got the best of me. I am a big believer in timing. I think you have to be patient, I think you have to believe that what is truly meant for you, will show itself […]

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Hello 2019

Oh 2018, what a year it has been. 2018 was the year of learning and letting go. I am really amazed at how much I learn about myself each passing year, honestly. I will be turning 30 this year and I keep thinking, this is it. There really can’t be more. But there is always […]

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Simplicity

[Written February 2016] Today was a long day. It was about 6pm when I finally left the office and when I got into my vehicle I saw the letters and packages that I had delayed in sending. It was cold tonight and I wanted nothing more than to go home, put on comfy clothes, and […]

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Chapter 29

This journey has been a long one. I have enjoyed so many moments along the way, But I have also lost count of the number of times I’ve wanted to go back. I am writing these words a week before my 29th birthday and with so much to say on this past year, I will […]

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Because of You

It’s because of you, That I can’t run away. You hold me down, Until I can barely breathe And still, you don’t let me go. Falling for you is a mistake, Because I know you aren’t capable of loving me. I could give you everything, And I know you would not feel anything. But every […]

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When Life Tests You…

[Written April 2016] Yesterday was a really bad day. I had no energy and not even an ounce of strength left in me. When I want to explain to people what this disease feels like I tell them… Let’s say you are going for a 7km run. The beginning is all great and you feel […]

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Memories & Dreams

Everything I used to know, is now everything I no longer understand. You live and survive. And you dream of everything you have never had. You build memories your entire life. Every single moment, is a memory. Some memories come and go, without another thought. Some memories live with you forever. And some, can never […]

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Be real, not perfect

I can’t remember how many times you looked me in the eyes and asked me if I was okay. How many times I smiled back at you and responded, ‘Yes’. On the outside, I looked fine. But on the inside, the pain was burning me alive. And I wondered, if you could tell. I was […]

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To Persevere

How I have adopted is something that continues to be a work in progress. There is no formula or answer. How do you go from being afraid to persevering? My friend, I’ll tell you… When I was first diagnosed I was afraid to talk about it, afraid to communicate it to anyone. I didn’t want […]

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