The Greatest Loss…

Today I decided to write about loss and about the two biggest losses in my life. Man I can’t even begin to explain what that loss is like. So let me jump into my first loss. Papito Gil (grandfather) was a storyteller. He would capture his audiences with descriptive stories of his adventures in Central…

Scariness of the unknown…

I met with a fertility specialist and let me tell you… I was so emotional. It is scary hearing all the things that are going against you. The staff there is so warm and welcoming. I went in to see the Doctor and he was very impressive. I was very comfortable and pleased with his…

My struggle with infertility…

  I have been struggling with infertility and for some reason I can not find a doctor who actually cares to find the source of my problem and treat it. I don’t know what to do. I am getting older and I am starting to get scared that my dream of becoming a mother will…

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls | The Recipe Critic

Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls | The Recipe Critic — Read on therecipecritic.com/korean-ground-beef-rice-bowls/ I just made this and let me tell you!!! It is so delicious. You are missing out. I used some kale salad, steamed carrots and boiled eggs as sides for this as well. Yum!!

Being Happy…

Looking back, I had a huge misconception that being happy meant that I would never be upset or annoyed or angry or sad. Now with time, I have realized that my happiness is dependent on my mindset and outlook. I don’t suppress any feelings or emotions because they are mine to have and validate. The…

Gloomy Days…

The skies are gray and my motivation to get out of bed is subzero. I look at the clock which is warning me that I have 30 minutes until work starts. I grab my blanket and do an alligator roll. It feels too comfy. Sigh… I look at the time and it is now 7:43am…

A letter to my husband…

Dear husband, I want to thank you for those dirty footprints from the door to the bedroom and the stained clothes left next to the bed. They are the evidence left behind of the exhaustingly hard day of work you had. A hard working young man like you is hard to come by. You enjoy…

Not my dream job…

I am 30, working as an office assistant in a small company. This is definitely not the life I imagined I would be living. As a matter of fact, my dream was to become a mom. As a teen I had no clue how life was irl (in real life), but knew that I wanted…

Practice Self-appreciation — sscascades

Practice self appreciation to reinforce self- confidence and to grow your self-esteem via Practice Self-appreciation — sscascades The article mentioned above really spoke to me. It speaks of the habits we form that negatively affect us and why we should eliminate those habits to practice self-appreciation. Good read!  

Learning To Give & Receive Love

For so long you put up a barrier. You didn’t want to be messed with and you didn’t want to mess with anyone, but now… You find yourself lonely. You were so good at keeping others out and putting up that barrier that you taught yourself to keep all that love to yourself. Excuses when putting…