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A Million Reasons: Where Pop Music Violently Collided with My Life

You know the feeling of hearing a song a thousand times, and never really listening to it? And then one day it hits your ears seemingly for the first time? Yeah. I just experienced that.

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Forced to Face Racism and Sexism: My First Social Media Troll

All the great bloggers experience trolling, right? Well, I just had the pleasure of having a run-in with a sexist, racist man on Instagram! Continue reading “Forced to Face Racism and Sexism: My First Social Media Troll”

That Big Moment: I’m Pregnant. What do I do Now?

It was July, 2016, and things were changing– My belly was getting flabbier, my energy levels were falling, I was irritable beyond belief, and moving in the morning seemed impossible. At the same time though, I had kept hiking, exercising, drinking, and carrying on as per usual. Continue reading “That Big Moment: I’m Pregnant. What do I do Now?”

52 Ways to be Grateful for the Fire Life

Expressing gratitude isn’t a job or a task with no reward. As with any aspect of life, and especially when it comes to relationships, it’s really important to express these thoughts and their attached emotions to increase your presence, focus, connection, and in turn, your own happiness. Continue reading “52 Ways to be Grateful for the Fire Life”

What the Loss of Chief Michael Fahy Meant in My Fire Family

We all know that our first responders– firefighters, police, and EMS workers– face danger and unpredictable scenes every single day. It is a risk that they and their families are aware of with every good-morning kiss and goodnight embrace. Continue reading “What the Loss of Chief Michael Fahy Meant in My Fire Family”

Three-Quarters of 2016 is Gone. What Have You Done?

It has been a little more than five months since the last time that I have checked in here. Things have been evolving and reshaping my life and my relationships in ways that I could not have foreseen at the beginning of the year. Continue reading “Three-Quarters of 2016 is Gone. What Have You Done?”

30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Something I Miss

When you get to the milestone of 30 years of age, there is the likelihood of having a Mary Poppins’ bag of things you’ve lost along the way, and things that you miss, sometimes dearly.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: What I Wish For

Day two is asking me to make a wish list collage. Here are just some of my short- and long-term wishes.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Defining Myself

I have been so busy lately, and haven’t had much time to write. Despite this, I’ve been mentally exploring stories and angles that I want to share with whoever is willing to listen. Continue reading “30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Defining Myself”

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