personal life

rising strong

it’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me.  they usually are.  but i made some mistakes, did some things i regret because i was feeling hurt and bitter.  in some twisted way, it was my way of reaching out for help.  and i needed it. it’s not “all better” or anything.  but… Continue reading rising strong

goals · personal life

new year, new goals.

i sat down the other day and planned out my one little word.  if you’re unfamiliar, it’s when you pick a word to build your goals around for the new year.  last year, mine was health.  i thought about all the ways i could support my health and all the kinds of health that i… Continue reading new year, new goals.

creative projects · decorative planning · goals · grad school · H54F · healthy living · personal life · teachin' school

12•15 | high five for friday! | december update

…one…   i was officially accepted to an accelerated masters program for educational leadership and policy building.  the last time i talked about grad school (about a year ago), i was quitting… i was bored and stressed out from the way that my school year was going.  so i quit.  maybe it wasn’t the best… Continue reading 12•15 | high five for friday! | december update

healthy living · on my soapbox · personal life

those winter blues…

every december, i have a rough time.  it usually lasts about 4-7 days.  i don’t know i’m in it until i’m in the middle, when it builds crashes into me.  but once i actually realize it, i can pull myself out. two years ago, it happened during and right after Christmas. last year, it hit… Continue reading those winter blues…

healthy living · personal life

just call me “worst case scenario sally”.

yesterday was a rough day.  i took off from work to go to a couple of routine doctors’ appointments.  i woke up with the migraine i thought i had gotten rid of the day before.  but it was back with a vengence. at the first one, i was told that i am too fat and need… Continue reading just call me “worst case scenario sally”.

creative projects · decorative planning · family · H54F · personal life

9•8 | high five for friday!

oh hey there… yes, i’m still here.  i know the blog has been neglected lately.  i’m working on it and trying to carve out time.  i want to make it a priority, but youtube seems to be taking over.  i’m not giving up though!  i’m going to make it work!  bear with me! …one…    school… Continue reading 9•8 | high five for friday!