Jesus, please fix me, life lived well, self care & self love

ongoing grief.

what might have been, isn't possible. what could have been, won't be. what should have been, can't be. what I wanted is no longer possible. the way it was will never be again. That might sound fatalistic and pessimistic to you. Maybe it is, but I'm okay with it. I am normally annoyingly optimistic, but… Continue reading ongoing grief.

Jesus, please fix me, life lived well, self care & self love


When I moved into my apartment a little over a year ago, I had a housewarming party. One of the gifts I received: a set of four wine glasses with words etched on the side. One says "learn," another "embrace," another "explore," and the last says "live." Most people have probably heard of the seven… Continue reading stages.

Jesus, please fix me, life lived well

what a crisis can do.

I always want to put an 'h' in crisis. I'm not sure why. That's irrelevant and is just a passing observation. Right now, I have no filter. It's no secret that I've been through a few crises in my life. From what I've experienced, I've realized that a crisis can either tear relationships apart or… Continue reading what a crisis can do.

life lived well, self care & self love

embrace learn explore live.

I'd like to think I'm past the "embrace" stage. And maybe I'm on to the "learn" stage. The funny thing about grief, no matter what kind of grief, is that there's always something new to embrace, new to learn, new to explore, and new to live. It's also kind of funny how my wine glasses… Continue reading embrace learn explore live.