This may have been a bit of clickbait. Did I make it sound like I moved across the country then made my way back? I didn't. I would never. I am the definition of a h o m e b o d y. I DID, however, move to the town over. I know, I know.… Continue reading I Moved Back to my Hometown in my 30’s.
To be genuine and honest - recently, I had been struggling mentally. We are in the middle of a move; the baby is teething; I am working full time and caring for the said baby all while we’re in the middle of a global pandemic. My daily routine is mundane, repetitive, and exhausting The height… Continue reading The Power of 60 Minutes
Is it just me, or does this year's holiday season seem … lame? I know it's because we are going through a pandemic, but after Thanksgiving felt underwhelming, I'm determined to make Christmas feel better. Here are some ways we can all have a safe, feel-good Christmas season during Covid. Drive-Thru Lights Gillette Stadium in… Continue reading A Very Covid Christmas
First time pregnancy, with a tumor, during a pandemic - sounds a bit like a horror movie, doesn't it? For me, it actually isn't a nightmare but a dream. Hear me out. I totally understand there are women who are pregnant during this crazy time and would have much preferred a more normal situation. I… Continue reading Pandemic Pregnancy: Why I Feel Lucky
I've never been good at letting go of things. I don't mean silly grudges or gripes. I always have an easy time of letting those go. I mean tangible things. Things that are comfortable to me. Things that I adore and hold meaning. I'll never be the person that hops on a plane and starts… Continue reading The Art of Letting Go
As I anxiously sat in the waiting room at Dana Farber with my parents and husband last week, my husband was talking to us a mile a minute. If you know my husband, this isn't a rarity, but this was on o v e r d r i v e. It was making me more… Continue reading I Interviewed My Husband
In general, stability is a really good thing. We go to college to get a stable job with a stable income. We look for stable relationships in our friends and lovers and we look to build a stable home to build our lives in and relax in. Being stable is a good thing. I got… Continue reading Stability
Haha, sorry, I had to use that title .. the rhyme was too good not to. ANYWAY, I digress .. I went into my phone notepad the other day to type out another grocery list and noticed how many notes I had jotted down in that space. Like, excessive amounts. I was scrolling through them… Continue reading An Affirmation Conversation
A funny thing happened today: I remembered I have my next MRI in just 4 short days. I remembered, meaning, I had forgotten about it. WHAT?! This time, 3 months ago, the week leading up to my first, post diagnosis MRI had me riddled with nerves. I was starting to have bad dreams, I was… Continue reading Not Today, Scanxiety!