Hey, Remember that Time I Got Fired?

I got my first job when I was 16. And since then, I’ve had close to 30 different jobs and have been fired only twice. This is about the first time I got fired. I wish I could say I got fired from my first job because it makes a […]

How to Stop Procrastinating

When I made the decision to move to the suburbs, I knew that leaving my apartment was going to be hard. Partly because, I lived in that place for ten years; it was the end of an era. But mostly because, after ten years in that place, I had accumulated SO. […]

Confessions of a Nervous Girl: I Moved to the Suburbs

It was right after the new year, January 4th to be exact. My eyes sprung open at 6 am after another night of less-than-awesome sleep. Again. And I immediately filled with worry and dread. Again. This morning routine was really starting to get old. Laying in my bed that morning, frustrated and […]

Planned Parenthood

Confessions of a Nervous Girl: I Went to Planned Parenthood

The world around us has become a scary (and emotionally exhausting) place to be. And your Facebook feed won’t let you forget it. Trump on the daily, Russia stealing elections, Muslim bans, hate crimes, wiretaps, the slow death of public education. At times like these, it’s hard work to not to feel […]

We All Fall Down

If yoga (and life) has taught me anything, it’s this: On the way to achieving anything, you will fall on your face. Probably a couple of times.     It’s a given. It’s just the price of admission. The trick is to A) just get on board with the idea that […]

I Bend So I Don’t Break

While I didn’t realize it at the time, I self-medicated my anxiety with Parliament Lights for about eighteen years. And ever since I quitting smoking five years ago, my anxiety has been off the chain. Then I started practicing yoga. Yoga, as it turns out, really calms my ass down. And because it […]

Confessions of a Nervous Girl: A Year in Review

WINTER I don’t know about you but my 2016 started on a high. I was literally skipping down the street on New Years Day, grinning like an idiot. I was still riding my post-retirement high and was living the dream, going up to NYC for acting classes and networking events for […]

Hey, Remember That Time I Quit Smoking?

Five years and one day ago, I had my last cigarette. Which means exactly five years ago today, I quit smoking. Quite possibly one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. But I did it. Here’s how I did it, what I lost, what I gained, and what I learned […]

Straight Out of Central Casting

Since retiring from corporate job life and concluding that my life will be slightly miserable if I don’t at least try to make some of my dreams a reality, that’s what I’ve been working on. And in case you weren’t sure, chasing your dreams can get expensive. Not only that, but in exactly […]

Living the Dream

One year ago today, I retired. And after making such a big deal about my retirement, I feel like it is only appropriate that I share with you what I’ve been up to in this last year. But before I get into that, let’s revisit that last year before I […]