What it takes to get a successful mailing day. Well, normally I would work on cards on the days after Thanksgiving. Back when I was writing cards for my nana, we would take a few days. I was slow and I was also precise. Every letter had to be fancy and perfect. Not so much … Continue reading Christmas Card Mailing Day
More On September: National Suicide Prevention Month
As I mentioned in an earlier blog, September is National Suicide Prevention Month as well as Self Improvement Month. I wanted to share more on my story as well as the story of how this affected a close friend of mine from the past. *Trigger warning – Talk of suicide, self-harm, and death Suicide prevention … Continue reading More On September: National Suicide Prevention Month
Recap On My Birthday Month!
I am so thankful. My birthday was so relaxing and sweet. I had a birthday weekend and my birthday was on Monday. Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit I use my birthday /day/week/ month to get some things I want done. The boys have eventually learned that birthday month is a thing when … Continue reading Recap On My Birthday Month!
Today my sweet girl turns 21. We used to have many dreams of this day and how we would spend it together. Now we are apart and live way more than a few minutes apart. How I miss the fact we were so close. I imagine now that if I lived there still, she would … Continue reading Kailani’s Birthday
Blog Series: Internet Relationships – Guys vs Girls
Making friends is hard when you’re middle-aged. It’s just facts. Most people are already coupled up with groups of long-time friends. I thought the friends I made in my early 30s would be my ride or die for life. I felt so at home with all of them. We supported each other, we went to … Continue reading Blog Series: Internet Relationships – Guys vs Girls
Blog Series – Internet Relationships #12: The Ex-Friend
What is more drama and more difficult than talking to boys online? Being friends with women. Beauties, why are we so complicated? I swear - female relationships stress me out so much. Lately, friendship has not been good to me. I made some mistakes, and let people in too much. The story goes- As luck … Continue reading Blog Series – Internet Relationships #12: The Ex-Friend
Adrienne Bennett. Rest in Peace, Angel.
Normally I wake up and check my email and Instagram. June the first, I woke up to Instagram telling me that I had lost another friend in the plus-size community. Adrienne Bennett. If you know Adrienne from Instagram you know that she had the motto “no more hiding”. What she gave to the plus-size community … Continue reading Adrienne Bennett. Rest in Peace, Angel.
Happy National Best Friends Day!
When I hear the word best friend it sends me into thoughts of my best friend from when I was a teenager. She and I were the worst of enemies up till 8th grade. She was conditioned to hate things that were different. I happened to take the brunt of her parent’s hate from kindergarten. … Continue reading Happy National Best Friends Day!
A Penny For Your Thoughts
“Find a penny and pick it up all day long you will have good luck.” This for me is a line in a movie that led me to remember this saying. Do you know where this line is from? LOL if you guessed Grease then you are correct. Turns out this is a very old … Continue reading A Penny For Your Thoughts
Blog Series: Internet Relationship #10: Bob
A gentle reminder of wonderful traits we can all possess when connecting with others. I have been thinking a lot about people I have known and who know me. I have been thinking about the influences people I have met online play in my life. Lately, things keep coming up that really have had me … Continue reading Blog Series: Internet Relationship #10: Bob