Our deal breakers have become like a vast ocean in which we end up drowning ourselves, trying to stay afloat from something we're convinced is going under at the first sign of distress. "He did what??!! Oh girl leave his a**” can be heard in any given living room on a Saturday night while two … Continue reading The Infamous Reputation of Forgiveness
FRIENDS! How many of us have them? FRIENDS! Ones you can depend on???? I guess the real question in that song should be... How many have you grown apart from? I'm not talking about those "friends" who are only considered friends because you go to the same school , work at the same place or … Continue reading Growing Pains
My favorite part of when people come over is when they leave. (Ha) I’m only half serious. There’s something soothing about having a place in this world where you can escape the questions, expectations, pleasantries and clothing (nudist apartment anyone?) But it took me a while to really understand the value of physical space for … Continue reading You don’t gotta go home but you gotta get the…
Come close. closer... I am about to give you top secretedy, secret information about the truth of balancing the Army reserves and civilian life. You've seen the commercials that make you want to fist pump and high five yourself because America is amazing. Land of the free and home of the bad-asses that protect us. … Continue reading The Truth about being Mary Jane AND G.I. Jane
Hey Builders! I want to say thank you to my followers, occasional readers and likers. Your views/support mean a lot. Sorry for the delay due to my holiday hangover...from food not alcohol. You don’t have to read my ramblings but somehow you stomach it and push through. You’re the real MVR (Most Valuable Reader). Below … Continue reading Winners of the Gift Giveaway
Giving Support does not equal Getting Support. This has been a sobering reality as I've embarked on the journey to explore my dream, ideas, and goals for the Let's Build Mentoring Program and my blog. Where the hell are my day ones on day two? Some close friends and family seem like the last … Continue reading Where are Your “Day Ones” on Day Two?
Saying Naw, Nope, Uh uh. Saying No. Is Hard AF for me. Instead I'll say: "Uhhhh, well....maybe...I think I could. Possibly..." Knowing damn well I don't want to because I effectively have all my money and time planned out weeks in advance. And because people usually solicit from those categories; I always find myself … Continue reading Breaking the Generational ‘Yes’ Cycle