The Loving Myself Journey: Gate #10 – I Have A Face that has Lived

1 year ago today, I wrote a blog titled "Can I Love Myself?" 3 days later, I started this journey on figuring out how to love myself. Up until that point, I had been unable to utter those 3 little words. I have broken through a lot of barriers, and worked really hard on improving …

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Little Steps: Today Was Supposed to be THE Day……..

In 66 minutes, my husband, my kids, and I, will be well on our way to the Barlow Pass Trailhead on Mt. Hood. Traveling thru the forest, giant behemoth trees on either side, truck runoffs purposely placed, you forget that you are traveling on a dormant volcano. As he navigates the road, I am sitting …

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Little Steps: Day 159 – We All Need to Hit Pause

Today is day 159 of my little steps journey. If you can do math, like I figured out how to do 5 minutes ago, it has been 59 days since I last posted any sort of update. It wasnt preplanned. More like a by product, or a side effect of hitting the pause button on …

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Little Steps: Day 100 – 34,064 Reasons to H.Y.O.H

Day 100 has finally arrived. Way faster than I expected it too. Or wanted it to. I find it amazing how much, and what, can change, in just 100 days. In fact, what I envisioned day 100 would be like, is not the reality of what day 100 looks like. And I am not sure …

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Little Steps: Day 95 – Overcoming Doubt

Every other week, I see my counselor. My personal cheerleader. I have to fill out a questionnaire each and every time. And at the bottom, is a section where I write down what I feel must be addressed at that appointment no matter what. I have written "time management" and "how to find motivation" and …

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