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  • Just Be Yourself
    I don’t remember how old I was when I realized I didn’t have a clear sense of my own identity. I don’t know when people started telling me, “You’re trying too hard! Just be yourself.”  What I do remember is the feeling of absolute frustration I felt at it all. “What do they mean, ‘trying […]
  • I Am an Serial F*ck Up!
    “I am a serial f*ck up!.” That is what my brain is telling me right now. “I am a serial f*ck up! This time I did it big!” To be honest with you, I’m not sure how this is going to play out. The uncertainty has pushed me  into the stormy waters of massive anxiety […]
  • Empowered by Imperfection
    The tulips and daffodils were blooming and the weather was Willamette Valley gray and tea bag soggy. I was a toothless redhead with serious eyes, bursting with excitement. In the past six months, I had taken many bold steps into the world of the big kids. I had finally started school. – Before he left […]
  • Anxiety Surfing
    Today I was contemplating an idea I was committing myself to bringing into existence.  I had dreamed of doing something like this before. There had even been previous ideas that I had tried to bring to fruition. I had invested time and money only to have it all come to naught. Was I just setting […]

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