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The Myth of Motivated/Being Productive
Monday, July 30, 2018      5 comments

While "Tuesdays at the Castle" by Jessica Day George still reins supreme, I do have a new favorite book.Well, it is more like a favorite concept. I'll try to explain. I've been listening to "The 5 Second Rule" by Mel Robbins through Audible.com.... Read more
God is Awesome: Kurtis (with pics)
Thursday, May 24, 2018      13 comments

This is an entry I wrote for my God is Awesome journal, but I also wanted to share it here. Since I can't sleep, I figure now is as good a time as any to type it into a blog. My older brother, Kurtis, passed away on May 7th, 2018 at the ag... Read more
2018 Goals and 4-month Goals-Set 1
Saturday, January 06, 2018      6 comments

Hello! I’m glad you have stopped by to read about my goals for this year. I’ve posted them with a short explanation after each one. I’m looking forward to all the great things this year holds. I’ve also added my first set of 4-month goals. ... Read more
Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 (late post)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      7 comments

I’ve been promising to post a blog about my time at comic con. Salt Lake Comic Con was September 21st-23rd, and I still haven’t done it! So, here it is! I dressed up for each day of comic con in the sense that I purposefully chose my outfit... Read more
Depression and Comic Con Motivation
Monday, August 07, 2017      4 comments

I'm having a rough time with depression lately. Today was very bad, especially this evening. My back pain and slight nausea certainly aren't helping. I was supposed to do dishes today and I really need to get them done soon before they pile up a... Read more
Sometimes, LIFE SUCKS!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      4 comments

Try #4-Firefox has dumped my blog-in-progress three times now! I do NOT want to type this on my iPad so it better behave this time! As you can probably tell from the title of this blog, today is not a good day for me, but it's not all bad e... Read more
Beyond frustrated (whiner blog)
Monday, July 03, 2017      7 comments

I'm typing this on my iPad so we'll see how it goes. I hate typing on my iPad, but I felt like making a blog and I didn't feel like getting my laptop out. Originally, I felt like going to bed, listening to podcasts, and falling asleep. However, ... Read more
Life is good, and I can't handle it
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      6 comments

My family and I have been through a lot these last several years, especially the last three. We've persevered through surgeries, health issues, injuries, living with a teen, and all sorts of hell. During all of it, I've handled things very well.... Read more
Why I/you should not give up
Monday, January 18, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday, I had a major give-up moment. My mom broke her ankle falling on some ice so she asked for my help in making a chocolate raspberry poke cake. I found myself eating a ridiculous amount of cake batter. It was like I couldn't stop. Seriou... Read more
...and I thought 18,977 was good.
Saturday, June 27, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday, I went out with my brother, Kurtis. We went to the Gateway so Kurtis could see what had changed because it has been quite a while since he was there last. Then we were supposed to go to the Utah Arts Festival. Since it was Kurtis' day... Read more
My nearly 19,000 steps day
Sunday, June 07, 2015      6 comments

I got almost 19,000 steps yesterday, which is amazing! If I had noticed how close I was (23 steps away), I would have done a little more walking before I went to bed, but I didn’t sync or look at my fitbit until this morning. Most of those 18,97... Read more
My First 5K, Color Me Rad (pics included)
Sunday, June 22, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday, Dad and I walked in our first 5K. It was a bit long, but doable. I didn't have any problems with my legs or back until we were on our way back to the car, and even then it was just minor nerve irritation. I did get tired and slept for... Read more
My BL Summer Challenge Commitment
Friday, June 13, 2014      6 comments

This is the commitment I wrote for the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge. It is a bit long, but it says what I wanted it to. If you take the time to read it, please let me know what you think in the comments. Thanks! ------------- ... Read more
Declarations for June
Saturday, May 31, 2014      5 comments

Hi all! These are not my June goals, but more like some things I'd like to do. *scratch that!* some things I'm going to do! I'm declaring them here for a measure of accountability. If you are reading this blog, I'd appreciate it if you would che... Read more
Not doing well, but getting better starting NOW!
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      4 comments

I've been ignoring most of my May goals for most of the month. I simplified the goals so they would be reachable with all the chaos in my life right now, but then I didn't even put forth a good effort. Today I am doing better, and I plan to cont... Read more

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