Dear Ana, Congratulations! It's been 10 years but you've decided to go down this road again. Please let me be the first to remind you of a few things: No one else gets to do what you do so do what you need to do for yourself. Everyone's journey is so vastly different that even … Continue reading Dear New Pregnant Me From Old Pregnant Me
What did happen is that I have found my light. I am allowing it to shine in whatever way it's supposed it. I am allowing ALL of the parts of my journey have their time in the spotlight. I share my successes as well as my failures. I let love take the lead. While I not so secretly remain afraid this will all fall apart, I am enjoying the life love is building for me a hell of a lot more than the one fear ever did. I'm calling fear out every chance I get and every time love has won.
Those honest answers have allowed me to love myself completely. They have opened my heart to the idea that I am also mesmerizing, that I have had seasons, that I will continue to have season but more importantly that I have weathered many storms and have only continued to grow.
Being on-line is also sort of funny. I always compare it to just sort of shouting out into an abyss. You assume someone else is out there and hopefully, someone out there is listening. You don't really know for sure.
When I was asked to contribute a blog post for this Hispanic Heritage Month Blog Hop I really wrestled with the idea of talking about body shaming. So many of the other posts seemed to be celebrating their culture while it seemed I was was going to sit here and bash mine. Then I realized … Continue reading Body Shaming & Growing Up Latina #TXLatinoBlog Hop
Why is self care so tough? Self care being all the things we do just for ourselves. I'm usually pretty good at the standard things like hitting the gym, drinking a glass of wine, and the occasional trip to get a pedicure but honestly that's because it's what I can fit in to my busy schedule. I'm … Continue reading me and my trösta box