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  • Inspirational Personal

    You Do You, Boo!

    For a few months, I’ve stumbled over words in a conversation and then mentally kicked myself for sounding dumb. What the heck was going on? I told myself that it must have been my time…

    July 11, 2017
  • Inspirational Personal

    Mind Your Children

    I am seated cross-legged with my back towards the community pool. It has finally stopped raining in Miami, and I’m enjoying the sun with my boyfriend who is drinking ice-cold beer. I’m softly playing…

    June 26, 2017
  • Inspirational Personal

    My Patience was Tested, and I Failed

    Too often I find myself shaking my head in amazement at the rudeness and inconsideration of others. In these situations I default to my true Miami Girl self and wonder, “What do they think of life?” Or,…

    June 10, 2017
  • Inspirational Personal

    Digital Detox

    There are days I want to share it all. And then, there are days I start #ThePurge and delete “friends” and photos from all avenues of social media. I, like I’m sure many of…

    May 5, 2017
  • Inspirational Personal

    Oversharing the Spirit

    I ended my last post with a Bible verse (Proverbs 9:8) and that got me thinking about religion. Religion has always been a constant in my life. As a Catholic, I frequently confessed my…

    December 29, 2016
  • Inspirational

    Shammers, Haters, and Everything in Between

    You’ve heard it all: fat-shamming, body-shamming, throwing shade, and sipping on hateraide. What’s everyone’s problem and why can’t they let you live? I don’t have the answers, but I know that no matter what,…

    December 17, 2016
  • Inspirational Personal

    A Tiger’s Tale

    The other day, I told my coworker a story that broke his heart: On a random weekend in high school, I was on date at Jungle Island with my (then) boyfriend. As their final animal…

    October 5, 2016