Saw these posted on Instagram… They hit home… I’ve definitely used “cool” as a way to describe myself. Just like the text in the images says, there’s really nothing “cool” about being that way. Literally, just had a conversation with my therapist about how not being expressive, hiding emotions, not speaking up, and being “cool”,Continue reading “Cool and Laidback”
At first I was like, “is this a thing?” I did some googling and it turns out it is! I’ll be damned… There were a few articles that came up describing it as being anxious about choosing the right career, or hopping from job to job as stay fresh and not fade away into aContinue reading “Career Anxiety”
A update on how the remainder of my 2021 went… Traveling – After the trip to Mexico, I also went to Atlanta and Memphis. Atlanta is always a good time when I visit. I stayed at a really nice Hampton Inn & Suites in Midtown. My first time experiencing a hotel with the main lobbyContinue reading “Quick Update…”
Welcome to 2022! Time is flying by!
In a recent conversation with my therapist, I was telling him about my moment of sadness regarding my body, which sparked my previous post. I also told him I was going on vacation soon to a resort in Mexico. He asked if I was going to be comfortable going to the pool and beach, wearingContinue reading “Beach Body”
I recently had a moment of frustration regarding my body and struggle with food. It happens… I just know I cannot stay in that self-hating state for long. I also have to realize I now have the tools or at least have access to the tools that will help me reach my goals. Again, theContinue reading “Affirming Myself… Again”
June 18th, 2021 marked my 40th trip around the Sun. I’m still in awe, like “wow, I’m really 40”. As the date approached I was feeling good; no dread and no pity party. Some self-reflection occurred, which did lead to some slight negative thoughts, such as “damn, I’m turning 40 with no Bae or potentialContinue reading “40; Forty; Four-Tee”
As of today Chicago is fully open! Establishments can be at 100% capacity. Yay… I guess lol. Initially I felt the reopening and getting back to the pre-covid “normal” was happening so fast! Like, why are we in such a rush to get back to crowded brunches, bars, festivals, and other too-close-for-comfort events? My anxietyContinue reading “Open!”