So you are reading my new platform: a blog, I know, so Millennial of me. I might crash and burn but if 12 year old children can market themselves using the internet and social media, there is no reason why I cannot.
Photo by Jeremy Perkins on Unsplash People that know me, know that if you are going to bring up therapy or counseling, I go on a rampage. The kind of rampage that makes people uncomfortable because they can hear and feel the passion coming out of me. Well, I took some of my own medicine. I went to…… Continue reading My first therapist session- as an adult
Why does “I’m thinking about going back to school” give my mother a bolt of fear?
Think about the word “pamper” and all the connotations that it carries. For some it could be a selfish word, or a word for newborns, or for some a word missing from their lives. Ironically, I was thinking about my self-care when I came upon today’s daily prompt, and basically the lack thereof. It is…… Continue reading Self pampering
6 months ago I signed the closing paperwork to buy my first home. Now that I am settled, I can truly enjoy this blessing. However, the process was a nightmare. The first hurdle I had to jump was to find a lender that did think I was joking. I am sure that lenders get younger…… Continue reading First time home buyer
Photo by Gerrie van der Walt on Unsplash Where were you when 9/11 happened? I remember being asked this question all throughout by teen years and into my college career. I did not like this question because for me September 11, 2001 was a traumatic event, as it was also for millions of others. I…… Continue reading Remembering 9/11
I have never been east of Colorado, only west. I do have roots in Chicago, grandfather’s family, none of which I know. I have always heard the tourist opinions of Chicago, the deep dish pizza, Chicago dogs, Wrigley Field, the bean (Cloud Gate). So as someone that has never been before, these are the things…… Continue reading A week in Chicago