Burn Out

Burn Out

Wake up. Get dressed. Go to work. Drive home. Quick dinner. Sleep. Repeat. This is a sad reality for far too many people. Working to be able to make ends meet, but spending most of our time stressed out, working long hours, and not getting to enjoy the world or our friends and family. Now, [...]

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The Difference Between Content and Lazy

The Difference Between Content and Lazy

Lately, I have found myself just not wanting to try. It comes with the winter months, when it's dark outside before I even get to leave work. After my long drive home, all I want to do is order a pizza and binge Breaking Bad until I fall asleep. In college, I would do the [...]

Alive. 

Alive. 

There was a point in time when I didn’t feel anything. There wasn’t hurt or anger, no love or happiness. I just existed. I’ve never been the person to think about suicide, but, I was empty. Void of emotions. I didn’t really want to exist, but at the same time, I was afraid of what [...]

But First…. Things I Want to Do Before Kids & Why Our Plans Don’t Always Work Out 

But First…. Things I Want to Do Before Kids & Why Our Plans Don’t Always Work Out 

Don't get me wrong, I adore children. I have always wanted kids. But I don't want kids right now.  When I was in my early years of college, I wanted to be married and have my first child by the time I was 25. I'm 24 and my birthday is in January, so I'll let [...]

I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

Anxiety is an ugly monster that shows up to the party uninvited. It lets itself in and grabs a drink and kicks his feet up, knowing it'll hang around past its welcome. His favorite hobby is ruining friendships, relationships, and torturing the host of the party. And for so long, I let him stay and [...]

Genesis

Genesis

Every summer since I was in second grade, our family has packed up and driven down to St. George Island, Florida. While the group that accompanies us has changed, that little island still holds such a huge place in my heart. This year was no different. I see my best friend maybe twice a year, [...]