The First Day

Well, it happened, my baby boy started school yesterday. Where oh where has the time gone? I still remember finding out I was pregnant (almost 6 years ago now) like it was yesterday. And now, after what feels like was a blink of the eye, I’m packing school lunches and writing communication notes with his … More The First Day

Book: Daring Greatly

I recently listened to the audiobook, Daring Greatly by Brene Brown.  I enjoy motivation and self-help type books, so reading the summary of the book, intrigued me. Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering … More Book: Daring Greatly

Finding Joy

Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.  ~ Psyche Roxas-Mendoza


Part 1: Choosing the Journey In January of 2014, I got my first gym membership to Absolute Health Club (first time getting a full year that is). I first started with a membership to a little community gym but quickly realized that the equipment they had wasn’t going to cut it if I truly wanted … More Competing