I am a person that lives under stressful conditions, as in a state of constant stress. Stress from all sides. This is not at all what I think is acceptable or good for one’s health– physically, mentally, emotionally. Stress, you know (I know) doesn’t do a body all that good. Knowing that doesn’t make anything… Continue reading Stress. Not Bueno.
I feel like there’s a lot of pressure in this world to be “perfect.” Sometimes I think feel it a tad more acutely since I’m a PhD candidate, and there seems to be this silent expectation that all PhD candidates should be close to perfect at all times, like perfect little aca-angels. However, if I’m… Continue reading Striving for Perfection?
On our last night of vacation, my daughter snuggled up to me, her body so warm and heavy with sleep. “I love you mama,” she whispered. We had opted for a king sized bed in our suite instead of doing smaller 2 full sized, and I realized in that moment this was probably the last… Continue reading Little things