Alive

I’m here. Still here. Breathing… sometimes, barely… but breathing. I used to think that was enough.  Just breathing.  Breathing through it. Just getting by… not stepping too far out of the comfort zone of others. Standing just on the outskirts of my own… keeping the door open, you know, just …

Truth: A 1,000 Step Program

Approximate Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been betrayed by every single mirror in my house… in the entire United States! I said this to myself standing in front of the full length mirror in my hotel room.  Tired. Sweaty. A little muddy. Completely disgusted with my reflection… with myself… Just …

Pure Life Begins Abroad

Approximate Read Time:  3 minutes Costa Rica is not the first stamp in my passport… …but I have to say it is the most significant, so far.  I have stamps from various Caribbean islands and from Canada and while wonderful experiences they were, I never really felt like I was …

The Guilt Trip

Read Time: approximately 4 minutes “Tomorrow, I am going to embark on my very first real adventure. No work.  No family. Just me.  I’m going to #CostaRica and #Nicaragua for 6 days. In addition to putting a much-needed stamp in my barren passport, this trip marks the beginning of a mental, …