• Welcome!

    Somehow you've stumbled across my blog post. I hope you enjoy what you find. I write about a few things that are categorized above. Check out my about me to get more information about what you will find here and to get a more in depth intro for me. Have a great day!

Be Brave

http://brave.sarabareilles.com And while pity party’s sometimes have to be thrown, I have found the best way to knock myself out of them is with a good ol’ fashioned dance party.

Oh hey, here I am

I took a long and unexpected hiatus.  I finished my graduate program and can now return to the real world as a certified and educated adult-ish. I have been on a literal high for the past two weeks. Anyone who has had the misfortune of asking me “so how are you doing?” has heard how … Continue reading

the plans they made put an end to you

I could write a book about how I feel about death. I did in fact write an essay about it when I was in high school. An essay that apparently was so compelling that my teachers kept it for future examples. I don’t really remember what I wrote, something about how death is a significant … Continue reading

Unmedicated Mind

I was officialy diagnosed with ADD in February of 2012. It was a long road and I still feel a lot of shame around accepting the diagnosis. Even thought it getting diagnosed and pursuing treatment was the absolutely best thing I could have done for myself.  Last Fall I hit what I affectionately call the … Continue reading

how am I not myself

In preparation for the school year,  I have been visiting with my office’s ACCESS office. Since I have ADD – PI I qualify for accommodations and other services through our disability office. I have to say I am thoroughly excited about these services and I wish I had had them years ago. My first meeting … Continue reading

and it begins

I have always loved writing. The love has been around since before I can remember. I might as well have been writing in the womb. My insecurities begin to emerge as my psyche reminds me I am not the most technical writer. Even with an English degree, I fail to deliver in areas of grammar, … Continue reading

it’s all in your head

I did it! I did my first 5k training. I found a great phone app called run keeper that not only tells me when to change my pace but also plays my music for me. Right now my training has me run for 1 minute and then walk for 90 seconds for 20 minutes. I … Continue reading

training for a 5K!

Guess what…I’m training for a 5K. This is HUGE. I am so out of shape, it’s practically ridiculous. I have no idea why I’m even doing this though. I have nothing to prove. But events that involve free food and free shirts are really hard to pass up so I guess I will learn to … Continue reading

Why I love the Olympics…and other things I’ve been planning to write about

The Olympics is, by far, my most favorite thing. I have literally been covered with goosebumps since the opening ceremonies last Friday. I think the excitement hits me when I see the parade of nations. It has something to do with the wide eyed wonder that covers the faces of the parading athletes. As I … Continue reading

there really should be a manual for that…

I’m surprised at the amount of things that come with instructions. Like my blowdryer…really? Why would I buy it if I didn’t know what it was for. But then there are REAL things in life that are completely devoid of any basic instructions. Like when you have your first lady parts appointment, or need to … Continue reading