Welcome to a new year, a new decade, a new chapter in my life. I'm a slightly happier, healthier, almost 27-year-old woman, working in a job she loves (that might actually blossom into a life-long career), spending time with friends and family that I admire and care about.Last year, when I was trying to picture… Continue reading “And now, the chapter is closed and done”
I'm sitting at work and I have music playing and "You Matter to Me" from the musical Waitress comes up next in my shuffled playlist. When I saw the play, I sobbed during this song. Mostly because I was meant to see the play with my boyfriend and instead was seeing it with my little… Continue reading Considering the stay
Well folks, it seems I can never learn lessons the easy way. I fell for the oldest trick in the book, post-painful break-up - the old "let's be friends" line. My ex and I had been chatty lately and he and I agreed to be friends, which felt okay. I have been in a really… Continue reading Was it all smoke and mirrors?
Saturday - Rest: I slept like a queen in my king-sized bed on Friday night. Saturday morning, I woke up early, dressed for the gym, and ran to breakfast to beat the other guests to the buffet line. I'm not a huge people person (and I suffer from horrible social anxieties) so if I can… Continue reading Weekend in the Country: Part 2
It's finally here - my best friend's wedding! No, I'm not Julia Robert's and I am not planning on stealing the groom. While he might be my oldest friend, I don't harbor any unresolved romantic feelings for him and, anyhow, this is not a 90's rom-com. Today, I boarded the Adirondack Trailway bus and embarked… Continue reading Weekend in the Country
On Wednesday, my family and I returned from a 5-day beach vacation in Ocean City, Maryland. This is our third trip to Ocean City and hope there are many more trips like these in our future! My vacation this last time was the first time that I ever wore bikinis on the beach, or in… Continue reading ‘Ocean City, Maryland – Open for it’
July was one of the best months of the entire year. Some of you might not know this, but I am a major Bachelor/Bachelorette fan. I have watched almost every single season since Juan Pablo first uttered the phrase "It's okay". I skipped Arie's season and most of Colton's, until we got down to the… Continue reading Week “4”: Running with Bachelors