The last time I took a breath underwater was roughly 19 months ago. ______ There is something about having tangled, salty, wet coarse hair in my face and sweating inside a thick suffocating wetsuit; the smell of decaying seaweed and wobbling around in fins, or having pruned feet from walking around in saltwater, pee-filled boots. … Continue reading Vitamin Sea
Although I had fallen in love with him well before this day, the first time I told Isaac that I loved him was via text message, sent by the extremely intoxicated version of myself. Overpowered by the feels, each beer unzipped my heart centimeter by centimeter, increasing blood flow into my fingers that typed out three … Continue reading Steamboat Starboys
Laugh There are some things in life that you just can't help giggle about. Here I am, 27 years old with paper towels stuffed in my boots underneath my sock-less feet, dried blood crusted in my nostrils, a rumbling hungry tummy, and a bright red scuffed up chin. Yup, I know, haha, a b s o … Continue reading Live, Love, & Laugh … Literally!
This instance was especially notable to me because, with the idea that traveling can change a person's perspective, I didn’t have to actually travel anywhere – I didn’t have to leave in order to come back seeing things differently. I stayed here in Colorado and it was he who changed me with his traveling.
"Act my age? What the fuck is that, 'act my age'? What do I care how old I am? The Ocean is old as fuck. It will still drown your ass with vigor." What does it mean to 'have your shit together'? Per definition, it's to get one's thoughts and/or possessions organized. But how do … Continue reading Euphoria, Elation, Exhilaration
It hasn't even been 48 hours since I've been back home from Bali.... And I literally could have died this morning. Slight exaggeration as there could have been a worse outcome, but still, a very true statement. On my drive to work today, I got into a bad car accident. The kind of bad that … Continue reading Mindfulness in Bali
I lead a monthly book and wine club within my apartment complex and for the month of October, we selected My Year with Eleanor by Noelle Hancock. It’s a memoir in reflection of Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote, “DO ONE THING EVERYDAY THAT SCARES YOU.” Noelle was nearing the age of 30 in NYC and loss her celebrity gossip … Continue reading False Evidence Appearing Real
According to American/United/Delta Dining Rewards, almost every Burger King location in Denver is considered as an eligible restaurant in their program. You receive 3 Miles/1 Dollar spent as an online member. On top of that, United/Delta is currently offering additional bonus miles for a $30 minimum transaction (including tax/tip) done within 30 days of signing up. … Continue reading The Homeless Burger King
It's been a year already? October 15th of 2014, I wrote: I wanted to take up yoga in order to practice control - control of my breathing, of my balance, of my movements, of my body. And it's funny, because lately I have found that wanting control is my exact problem. By that, I mean, … Continue reading Yoga’to Keep Going