I am not defined by my grief. I’m not going to bore you with the details of grief. Those of you who have/are experiencing it know what I’m talking about, and those of you who haven’t just listen and understand. We know you won’t quite, but the gesture of trying and sitting in silence –… Continue reading Day 88
I’ve always been proud of being a Duffy. My mums parents, my granny and grandad, are the Duffy side of the family. I was in England years ago visiting my grandparents, young and head over heals in love. My ex and I had nothing in common and struggled from the beginning of our relationship, but… Continue reading When too much is not enough.
I found myself late 2017 in a situation I thought I was ready for. I really wanted to be ready for it, I had convinced myself that I was. I’m even having a hard time trying to type out exactly what it was that I was ready for. This tells you how NOT READY I… Continue reading It’s ok to not be fucking ready already
I don’t share enough. I come across as an emotionally available, confident, and put together person – when in reality I am emotionally disconnected. I busy myself with work, theatre, concerts, movies, friend hang outs, yoga, running, cooking, nutrition lectures, late night hang outs, etc; etc; etc;… Anything to keep my mind off of and out… Continue reading When all you can do is sit in the uncomfortable and hope for the best.
I have a tendency to want everyone’s opinion on everything before I move forward with something. Especially areas I am very uncomfortable with like… buying a car, going on a date, eating meat… these are just a few, in the past, I’ve spent hours asking about and finally coming home with an overflow of opinions I… Continue reading When everyone has an opinion and you forget which one is your own
I love my muffin top. I love my thighs. I love my curvy thighs that wont fit into any other kind of jeans but the ones that are high waisted and curvy, and you know what? I love that. I love my feet, beaten from my previous years in dance – a bunion throbbing daily… Continue reading A piece about just fucking loving yourself.
Slogan, motto, maxim, catchphrase, catchword, watchword, byword, buzzword, tagline, hymnstar, shoutstar, croon, carol, incantation, positive affirmations… All in essence are forms of Mantras. If you follow ANY Instagram account that is focused on health, body, fitness, and soul you’ll see a dozen quotes a week popping up all over your feed. Hell, if you have… Continue reading Let’s talk about mantras BEY-bee
It’s January. We just scoffed down Thanksgiving and it feels like the food, the wine, the warm ciders and chilled ales, steaming pies topped with fresh whipped creams, and night after night of friendsgiving, family thanksgiving, second thanksgiving, THIRD thanksgiving, holiday party, work holiday party, multi-friends holiday parties, the 8 days of hanukkah, christmas eve,… Continue reading 3 things you can do to make 2017 that much more digestible.
What to do when you’ve fallen off the band wagon. Whatever the bandwagon means to you, we all fall off it. We all find ourselves at some point or another clutching our vice and a week or more in scrambling to come up for air. But it’s hard, and we don’t always . Saying to ourselves, well… Continue reading What to do when all you want is to down an entire bottle of wine.