Pushing people away to hold on to Addiction

It has taken me a very long time to get to this point, many years in fact.  You have heard me talk about my struggles with eating disorders on and off for 8 years.  This is not a subject that I ever saw myself discussing, or being freed from.  But here I am, the healthiest... Continue Reading →

11 Simple Things I Would Tell My Younger Self

Regret is not something I claim.  There are mistakes in my life, but I believe they all have taught me lessons.  Sometimes the lesson is simply "don't do that again," or maybe the explanation is much deeper.  Whatever the mistakes, everything has brought me right here, where I am meant to be. If I were... Continue Reading →

How to get along with children

Ever since my little brother was born, 22 months after me, I was obsessed with all things babies and cute kiddos!  I blame a lot of this on him, because he was the cutest baby with the most kissable cheeks.  I always tried to kiss his cheeks, even on the school bus.  He didn't like... Continue Reading →

Yoga PRACTICE 1

WEEKLY I will be presenting you with a basic yoga pose to help you begin your practice!  You have a whole week to play and find your version of this pose.  Be safe and patient with your body.  Most of all, breathe deeply!   Child's pose, or Balasana in Sanskrit, is a pose you will... Continue Reading →

the darker side (part 1)

People that have not experienced this struggle most likely cannot comprehend how those with eating disorders let it get "so bad."  Addiction.  It's an addiction.  There is so much more to each story and struggle, but addiction is one part of the sickness. This is part of my dark story.  Know that I am very... Continue Reading →

Hearts of Gold

And this is why I'm still a babysitter at 28 years old. 😍 These specific kids I began babysitting in the fall of 2011.  I moved to Nashville for an art internship not knowing but a handful of people.  I babysat one family part-time and was scared away by their intensity.  So I looked for... Continue Reading →

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