Single in the time of COVID-19: Broken hearts & Memories

I've felt every feeling imaginable, then I've fallen asleep in exhaustion. But now I'm up and just don't know what to do with myself. So I'll try to write, because it's how I cope.

Single in the time of COVID-19: A series- maybe

So I keep trying. I want to be one of the people making the best of it. Currently, I'm not the person cooking fun meals, or taking this time to get my fitness on, or writing the next great novel. I'm the person who is mentally paralyzed.

A cat, some clouds, and the importance of today

Before starting therapy I read/listed to the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which I highly recommend if therapy is something you’re considering. See my short review below:

Move: Do the thing

In this new year, new decade, in lieu of big proclamations about the things that I want to accomplish, I decided to do what many are doing now, and chose a word that encompasses what I envision. The word is move and it is meant both figuratively and literally. This year, whether I"m tired, lazy, … Continue reading Move: Do the thing


2017: What a year!

The end of my 2017 involved a lot of doctor visits. First because I couldn't move my shoulder without feeling excruciating pain, and then a few weeks later because of a headache so severe, I couldn't move my head. As I sat answering the doctor's question about the last time I'd had (insert name of … Continue reading 2017: What a year!

Spicy Black Bean Soup

I've been making the Spicy Black Bean Soup for a few years now. Yummy on a cold day, just perfect for this past week in Chicago when winter made a comeback.