Two Broken People

To say that life is challenging is an understatement. No one knows what life is going to bring tomorrow or next week or next year for that matter. All we can do is hold on to today and give it all of our energy. Now I have to admit that I didn’t always have this…

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Baked Chicken Thighs With Late Summer Vegetable Sauce

I think I’m in love! I know I say this all the time, but this time I really mean it. This sauce is delicious and easy to make. You can serve it over an endless amount of options. But today I chose to dip my baked chicken thighs and grilled salmon all in this perfect end…

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I’m Not A Coward Anymore

I remember before she died, her tone became harsh and other times silent with me. I can’t blame her because at this point she knew she was dying. She knew that her body was finally failing her. She battled with diabetes and went through dialysis for over 10 years. She had her leg amputated and…

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Little Monsters Turn Into Big Monsters

Throughout our life, we will have to fight against our inner weaknesses. We all have flaws, but very few of us are willing to admit it and get real with ourselves. I can be opened and honest with you all today and tell you that I am a very closed person. I give you one…

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Just A Mom That Got Fat

I was just a mom that got fat — just that simple. I started putting more attention towards my kids and all of their concerns and put myself on the back burner. The things that I needed and wanted became insignificant and not worth discussing. Over the years, I lost myself and even forgot what…

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My Body Hates Me

Today marks day 11 of my 30 challenge, and my body is feeling it. When I woke up this morning, I tried to lift my head up, and I struggled. So I laid back down and had to reason with God. Asking him to please give the strength to lift my big head off the…

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Stuttering And Its Impact On Me

It seems almost odd to call what I have, and will probably continue to have a disability. However, it has brought me extreme anxiety and has had a toll on my confidence in basic speaking and social interaction. In the fall of fourth grade, I randomly contracted a speech impediment. Completely out of the blue,…

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