Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Top 10

Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

One day last week, I walked out my front door which I rarely do. Not even sure what prompted it, but glad it happened. I walked out the door onto the front porch and as I grabbed the doorknob to pull it shut, I felt something. Looking closer, it was what I call a "doorknocker".… Continue reading Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

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All the Feels, Get Real Series

The Year No Christmas Cards Came

Hard to believe...but a few short years ago my mantle was FULL overflowing¬†with Christmas cards from friends and family. So many glittery pictures of sparkling eyes, dressed up in various versions of Christmas colors, with smiles-a-plenty, complete with well wishes for a merry season and joyful new year! This has been true for as far… Continue reading The Year No Christmas Cards Came

Broken, Confessions, Self-Help

40 Day “ME” Challenge

Recently, I was given a challenge by an amazing, Godly woman. A woman whom I revere and admire. A woman who admittedly is not perfect, but a strong believer, compassionate, and truth speaker. Kindness is her MO but she never skirts the truth or accepts bad behavior. Turning a blind eye is simply against her… Continue reading 40 Day “ME” Challenge

All the Feels, Broken, Lessons Learned, Top 10

10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

WOW!! What a response. I am in shock and awe, completely humbled and overwhelmingly grateful for the outpouring of love, encouragement and "virtual thumbs up" I've received last week since my post about me being newly divorced. WOW...THANK YOU!!! My prediction of it being the most read article was spot on and far surpassed my… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

Get Real Series, Lessons Learned, Self-Help

Pity Party Invitations are in the Mail

Commiserate - to express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize. When we are sad, grieving, discouraged, lonely, or feeling beat down, sometimes it feels good to share stories with someone who has been through something similar. Someone who "gets it". Perhaps someone who is sympathetic towards us and our situation. There's nothing wrong with that.… Continue reading Pity Party Invitations are in the Mail

Broken

What Can Happen in Three Minutes Part 2

In yesterday's post, I shared with you how 3 insignificant minutes had a pretty significant impact on my plans recently. The blog post ended with me finding out that my flight was rescheduled to 6:51 pm instead of 6:51 am!¬† That was pretty significant considering I would be arriving at my destination at 12:45 AM,… Continue reading What Can Happen in Three Minutes Part 2

Get Real Series, Lessons Learned, Top 10

All My Failures in 2017

Well, it's that time of year. Mostly the time that people reflect on all the things they have accomplished in the past 12 months. It's a great time to update your friends at a distance what all has been going on. Nothing wrong with that...in fact, it's a great way to realize all that you… Continue reading All My Failures in 2017