Growing Pains

I have had this thought in my head for some time now and I really feel like sharing it because I can’t stop thinking about it…. the concept of growing pains. And, how this is true in every aspect of life. So, my husband and I have been on a Marvel kick recently. Last December, we started watching all of the Marvel movies and the new shows on Disney+. I can’t believe how much I have cried and how connected I have grown with some of the characters…. But this post is specifically about Wanda. So, if you have not watched …

5 Stages of Body Love

We can talk about self-care and self-love all day long. And yes, those things are so so important. But what about love for our bodies? Body love is so related to, yet so very distant from self-love. Self-love seems fun and exciting; treat yourself to something nice, take a bubble bath, have your nails done, go to yoga, say no to more things that you don’t want to do. Honestly though, have you even thought about body love as being a part of self-love? Or, does you kind of cringe when I say the words body and love together? I …

I Knew What I Wanted This Whole Time, I Just Didn’t Realize It.

I can’t believe it. I knew what I wanted this whole time, I just didn’t realize it. Jose and I are moving into a new home. Naturally, as we go through closets and tucked away boxes, we are coming across a lot of items we forgot we had and memories long forgotten. For me, this showed up in the form of my old journals. Sadly, I remember a few years ago tearing out several pages and shredding them, embarrassed and honestly mortified by the thought of anyone ever finding and reading them. But there were still a lot of pages …