• Roadblocks

    “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb I am on a journey of self-discovery. I know — insert eye roll and keep moving. But like many others, the pandemic has left me wondering what I really want to optimize my life for… fortune, family, productivity, something else entirely. I don’t know. I also don’t know who I am – the last year I existed in survival mode, focused on keeping my family afloat and happy, and not doing much for myself. The same at work – I focused so much on everyone else’s well-being that I forgot to also look out for myself…

  • (Do)nuts

    I was set up to fail from the beginning. And when I say the beginning, I truly mean from the day I was born – Friday, June 1, 2007. I know, I know. It’s a Friday – some might even say – a great omen with the potential of the weekend looming. But it was also National Donut Day. I hate to say it, but being born on a day dedicated to a sugary, fried delicious treat sets a person up to fail. Trust me, it’s true. I’m living this life as proof. Needless to say, I never touch those dirty donuts that determined my future. I look at their…