Understanding Depression

Because of my work - I tend to bear witness to people expressing a range of emotions and truths.  My goal is always to approach these moments with the respect and tenderness they deserve.  Every now and again, one of these moment resonates…
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The Most Precious Commodity

I spent the morning at the cardiologist or more specifically - on a treadmill at the cardiologist hooked up for an EKG.  I've been having some mysterious chest pains.  I've also been diagnosed with 2 different autoimmune diseases and high…

Just another ten pounds.....

At age 24 -  I was gearing up for a week in NYC, auditioning for agents from all over the world.  I felt amazing. I was proud of all the hard work I'd done prepping audition material - tweaking and getting it all just right.  I had meticulously…

Lullaby Lifelines [Postpartum Trigger Warning]

I have been avoiding posting on this topic for quite a while.  I needed to wait until I was in a safe state of mind - able to go there - to look back without unraveling my current world.  That day has arrived - its time to use my story to…

Much Bigger Than Money

Over the last two months, I have heard from many people about Create Honesty and the adventure I've set out on.  It has all been positive or at the very least - neutral.  But I always seem to get the same question from people about what I'm…
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5 Sanity Savers When Life Brings On Chaos

Over the past months, there were many instances where chaos ruled my life.  Despite trying to control things it just wasn't an option.  Oh, I tried to make it an option...don't get me wrong...but the more I tried...the more my sanity was…
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Cultivating Your Worth

For as long as I can remember - I have had a tendency to avoid or ignore good things.  To move in the opposite direction of things that bring joy and barely give myself credit for accomplishments. Here's a couple good examples: My husband…

I Am the Keeper of My List

I am overweight, plus size - or fat - really, I don't mind either term because I know they are all true.  I find the word "fat" lacks a certain level of political correctness or politeness.  "Overweight" is the term the doctor uses when I…

My C-section - the best and scariest day of my life

On a cold day in January - at 8:22am, my son came into the world with a bang, weighing in at 10lbs on the dot and stretching to 22in long.  He lit up the room with his fiery cry.  He was pissed to be out of his comfort zone but - Damn, were…