It’s another Saturday morning. Nothing particularly different or out of the ordinary. I’m putting moisturizer on my face after getting both my kids showered, dressed and looking absolutely fabulous when my daughter walks in. Heavy sigh. “Mama, you always wear so much make-up.” I choke on a laugh. “So … More The Time I (Almost) Explained Why I Don’t Belong To My Daughter
Let’s talk about my mean girl. For privacy reasons and so I don’t one day get sued and blah blah blah, let’s call her Kate Wu. And, no, I’m not being subtle. Those are her actual initials. But hey, I did my part. Her real identity is a secret. I think we all know by … More Let’s Talk About My Mean Girl
I don’t know about you, but 2018 has been a total shit show for me. It started with my migraines going from roughly 5-10 a month in 2017 to 20-30 a month. Mind you, back in November of 2017, I’d started seeing a registered nutritionist, and we’d begun working on identifying and eliminating diet factors … More What The Hell 2018?!
Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me over the last five months. The outpouring of support from all of you has been overwhelming and so very humbling! I haven’t had a chance to respond to everyone, but know that your messages were received and brought so much joy to my heart. As of … More Lifely Update: I Was A Guest on the Typing While Tipsy Podcast!
This picture was taken at Christmas, right before all of the hospital and doctor visits. Just because days have been a bit uncertain in the Elzie household these past few months, doesn’t mean that they’ve been any less filled with laughter. In our home, we cope with silly knock-knock jokes and crazy pterodactyl sounds. And … More Going on Medical Hiatus
This week I faced more writing struggles than I tend to on a regular basis. I even missed yesterday’s post because of those struggles. I had back to back migraines that kept me from doing the things that I love. A typical week finds me at 229 Yoga, taking a cycling class or a cardio … More Living and Writing With Migraines
When you inadvertently go on hiatus, again, (for reasons detailed within), sometimes the only way to come back is with a really awesome excuse (or if you’re like me…not). … More I Became A Superhero
A review of books read in March, life lived, accomplishments and some thoughts on writer’s burnout. … More On Burnout and What I Learned From It
A peek into my bullet journal as I review February’s lesson’s learned, books read and writing accomplished. … More February Review: On Books, Writing and Life
Writing is really hard, especially when doubt and destructive self criticism creeps in. Recently I’ve fallen to both and now I’m feeling down. Today, I’m laying my heart out on my sleeve in the hopes that I can work through this roadblock and get back on track. … More Lifely Update: On Writing and Feeling Blue
Today I’m going to be talking about the goals that I had set for myself three weeks ago in my post Going on Hiatus Until Mid-January and how I did. At the end of the post, I will be sharing the goals I hope to achieve for the blog by 2017! … More Return From Hiatus + 2016 Blog Goals
I love blogging and everything about it and since re-branding the blog back in September, I’ve met the most incredible and the most talented people I’ve ever hoped to encounter. Through the blog’s outreach, I’ve met two new critique partners, made several online besties, and have received so much positive encouragement for my writing that … More Going on Hiatus Until Mid-January