It's been about quite some time of self work. I've gone from separated in late 2018, to attempting to retry again during the pandemic to separated again in summer 2020 to filing for divorce at the end of 2020 to finally becoming a divorced, single mom and home owner in early 2021. What a whirlwind. … Continue reading Self Work.
We can't chose what triggers us, only how we respond to it. That's the thing about trauma (no matter how severe). There are always things that are going to trigger you - it can literally be the slightest thing. Most days, I can feel triggered and know that I am about to go downhill and … Continue reading Trigger.
Last week I got sick. I had a small cold that seemed to come about Friday afternoon. After class that morning, the kiddos and I went home. We ended up staying home for two days straight. We seemed to have come down with a cold and everyone was sniffly and tired. Movies and plenty of … Continue reading Rest.
I stopped working with my nutrition coach. I originally signed up for three months to see where I could take my body but something happened in the last few weeks. I felt my energy depleting, mainly because I had increased my training at Crossfit. I found myself faced with a lot of "going out" situations … Continue reading Time For A Break.
I've been feeling myself fall into a downward spiral. I know what triggered it (won't dive into it), but I'm in awe as to how aware I am. I know exactly what is causing me to feel down and I'm seeing that every little thing is effecting me. I'm trying to crawl out of this … Continue reading Downward Spiral.
I am not sure where I'm going with this post, but here we go. A while ago, I had been dating someone for almost a month and had a bit of a breakdown. He has been so nice and such a great person that I started to look back at my previous marriage. I couldn't … Continue reading Divorced Pt II: Growth.
It hit me the other day... All this "being busy" that I threw myself into post divorce literally goes against who I am. As a minimalist, I try to focus on intentional living and not flooding my calendar. It's important to rest, recharge and reset. For almost a month I have done absolutely none of … Continue reading Slowing Down.
I have to admit, I've been pretty run down the past week. From the moment I first subbed in March, to getting the interview and demos at the new gym that I was just hired at - add Crossfit on top of that mix and WHOA.I''ll be honest, I'm just tired with a dash of … Continue reading Run Down.
Back in the day, I used to laugh at "self care." I thought it was a waste of time and unnecessary. But overtime, especially through separation and divorce, I've learned that it is essential. Reading:Of course, so simple yet so relaxing. I'm currently reading Lives of the Stoics and have been loving it. I've become … Continue reading Self Care Habits.
Yesterday I had a phone court hearing to finalize my divorce. I honestly am not sure how I feel, probably because it was on the phone and not in person. A couple of weeks before the hearing I decided to stop also dating. I had been dating for about five months with awful luck. I … Continue reading Boundaries Pt. II