Writing is my release. It is the way that I work through what’s raging in my head, in my life in a way that is productive instead of falling prey to self-destruction. It is something I do for ME. It is the way that I get my story out to the world in an understandableContinue reading

Do the hard things

Yesterday was the first true test of my new life. I was home, in my apartment, alone…alone with my own thoughts. That can be a scary place.  I couldn’t get out of bed, for starters. I was, and frankly am, completely exhausted. From travel. From emotions. From making big decisions. From not-so-promising news. From life. Continue reading “Do the hard things”

What the fluff?!?!

This morning, I may have freaked out a little bit. I am leaving my job 😳 Yea, I made a rational decision based on evidence that it is time for me to leave. Yes, I know that I know that it’s the right decision for me, and this is the time that it needs toContinue reading “What the fluff?!?!”

New beginnings

This week is going to be a week of lasts for me. It is bittersweet.  After 10 years, I am retiring from the dental industry…specifically from working in a dental office. I know more about periodontal disease, brushing, flossing, crowns and implants than anyone who is not a doctor or hygienist should know. I’m metContinue reading “New beginnings”

I feel like I’m gloating but…

Everyday, I wake up and I wonder what the day will hold.  I seriously never know what I will do that day.  Sometimes I have a mundane day…typing emails, calling to confirm appointments, trying to help the accountant find paperwork in an office that is just barely becoming home.  Other days, I meet with someContinue reading “I feel like I’m gloating but…”