I remember coming home from the police station and sitting in my bed and just repeating to my husband the words, “I don’t know how to do this.”
'I remind myself that, what I was doing in the past was not working... Although it’s easier to be that person, I remember it has not served or benefitted me.'
"I would hate to die and never do the thing I was born to do. It’s worth looking into before you check out of this world. "
I was informed that I "should" terminate my pregnancy because there was no way that the professionals could guarantee the safety of my baby or myself. This little angel's heartbeat was music to my ears, and I was not ready to let this go.
This week has been one for the books. Full of emotional outbursts of tears and frustration, anger, and questions. Someone who looks like he could've been my brother or uncle, or cousin, was murdered in broad daylight while wearing a badge that symbolizes his oath to serve and protect. For those who are not familiar... Continue Reading →
Hey everyone, I just wanted to reach out and let you all know that I haven't forgotten about you. I am working on some exciting new things for my website (revivingreality.com) and am focused on making it as meaningful as possible. I have appreciated the love so far and hope you will continue to share... Continue Reading →
Have you ever had negative thoughts about yourself or maybe those around you? Now more than ever those thoughts may become more prevalent. These thoughts may seem harmless or maybe they come so naturally to you that you don’t even notice them anymore. Thoughts like, “I look a hot mess”, “My stomach is so fat”,... Continue Reading →
Decluttering can not only improve the appearance of your home but also your mental well-being.
NOTE: I am not being paid for this article. Working from home over the past couple of weeks has had its ups and downs. Ups, I get to roll out of bed in my pajamas and log onto my computer. Downs, I have been wearing pajamas or sweatpants all day everyday for the past two... Continue Reading →
I had a moment today. I felt like the walls were closing in on me and I couldn’t breathe.
I write today for a friend. She felt lonely before the quarantine but it’s really hitting her hard now. When I refer to the word lonely it’s not to say that she doesn’t have friends, or she doesn’t have family. In fact, before the social distancing you could always find her surrounded by people. Friends...... Continue Reading →
Every week people all over the world are getting together and reclaiming a sense of normalcy through virtual parties/hangouts.
Cleaned out your closet. Dusted your mantle. Ate all your food. Now what? Park your booty on the couch and enjoy some one-on-one time with your TV/Tablet. BTW, most streaming sites offer anywhere from 14 to 30 day free trials so dig in! Here are a few recommendations. Tiger King Netflix, TV-MA Tiger King If... Continue Reading →
Seeing and hearing of all the good that is still weaving it's way through this crisis has assured me that together, we will get through this.
No matter the cards dealt in the past you can always reshuffle the deck or change the game.
Our thoughts are one of the most powerful parts of our being. In fact, they control what we eat, how we dress, who we choose to love—our entire outlook on life. Thoughts can be positive, negative, or neutral. Sometimes your thoughts are just stating facts. No matter how successful, attractive, smart or wealthy we think... Continue Reading →
Fear and panic are words that are becoming more and more common as the days pass. This pandemic has created feelings in some that had never been felt. I remember going to the grocery store last week, for my normal restock and was oblivious to the intensity of the worldly concern. The shelves were bare,... Continue Reading →
"We must take those moments when we get hurt to not just assess our friendships but to learn about ourselves and why that thing that bothered you, got under your skin. "
Math Problem: If you give 100% of yourself to everyone, how much does that leave you for yourself? It didn’t click to me until someone made a statement similar to this. I was the person giving 100% to everyone because I wanted to. Even before I became a Mom, I wanted to be that person... Continue Reading →
Kids are amazing but may tear your love affair with your sleep in a complete disarray. It’s cuddles versus sleep.
Infertility. Infidelity. Betrayal. Death. Divorce. I experienced all these things one right after the other in 2001. Some of them, I caused.Chantell Bunker: Lost and Found in the Darkest Hour