The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for your Next Big Move

The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for your Next Big Move

The process of moving house will take place over a couple of months and in most cases, everyone’s experience will be different. With that being said, it does help to make sure that you are prepared and that you are doing everything you can to make sure that you are ready for what lies ahead in terms of your packing and preparation.

The Weddings That Weren’t

The Weddings That Weren’t

I was a twice-married woman to the man of my dreams however, I had not had a wedding. Today, as I sit here writing down these memories, I wish I could be describing my wedding as a tear falls from my eye. These past years with Tim are full of good, bad, joyful and painful memories that I look forward to sharing with you all. But the thing that breaks my heart nearly every day is remembering the weddings that weren’t. 

Diet Supplements That Aren’t Hard To Swallow

Diet Supplements That Aren’t Hard To Swallow

Detoxing is something we schedule in from time to time to make sure we’re never feeling too sick on the inside, and we look forward to them. Similarly, there’s so many natural fruits and vegetables out there that make our skin glow when we actually make the effort to eat 5 a day.

LOCK 1.3

LOCK 1.3

I laid quietly and tears fell from my eyes as I thought about the words that made breathing unbearable. I could see him as he uttered those words, “Lock! Baby, the cancer is back. We beat it once and we will beat it again!”  I could not believe what I heard. I saw so much in his eyes. I saw sadness, disappointment, hope, and fear.  

5 Ways To Achieve A Healthy and Fit Lifestyle

5 Ways To Achieve A Healthy and Fit Lifestyle

Many parents find it hard to find the time and motivation to stick with their workout regime when working the typical 9-5. Though it is a challenge, it is possible to fit in exercise amongst a busy workday with a few lifestyle changes.

LOCK 1.2

LOCK 1.2

As Marilyn got comfortable in bed, Pawl rested neatly between us. Although I was happy to see my best friend, I wasn’t sure if she could get me through the days ahead. As Marilyn and Pawl feel asleep, I laid quietly and tears fell from my eyes as I thought about the words that made breathing unbearable. I could see him as he uttered those words, “Lock……………”

Pizza Night

Pizza Night

My mom was cooking the ground turkey while I was chopping tomatoes, green peppers, mushrooms, black olives, and onions. Zyan was placing all the chopped vegetables in a clear glass bowl as they became available. I think her favorite part was when I asked her to toss them lightly with her hands. Zoey sat at the counter. She placed the baby spinach on one leaf at a time from a clear plastic measuring cup adding them patiently until they reached the second line. I remember her smiling and clapping her hands and yelling, "I made it!" once she reached that point.

Lock 1.1

Lock 1.1

Tears fell from my eyes while reading of a "Very Emotional Valentines." It was a beautiful story with a twist and a tell of true love. It totally drew me into her emotions and for a moment my troubles were out of mind. I thanked her in the comments for such a great read. I placed the tablet on the nightstand and turn off the lamp. Suddenly, there was a knock on my door......

Is It Time For A Stress Detox?

Is It Time For A Stress Detox?

Stress is only supposed to be a short-term survival mechanism – in a life-threatening situation stress can help us get out of danger by making us more alert, making our muscles tenser and making our blood pressure higher to keep antibodies flowing around the body. Long-term exposure to stress is not healthy. It can wear down our mind and body, resulting in insomnia, muscle fatigue, and heart disease. Taking steps to detoxify your body of cortisol (the hormone that causes stress) can be much needed to prevent burnout or worse a heart attack. Here are just some of the ways to give your body a stress detox.