Motherhood Welcomes Change

I just came across this post I wrote a over 6 months ago as I was in the midst of another career shift in trying to secure a new job, which I have now happily been in for 3 months. I re-read it and realized how relevant it still is today for me and for many of my friends right now in this season of our lives. Since I haven’t been to my blog in a while, I figured this was a[Read more]

Finding My Focus

Lately, I have been simultaneously energized and paralyzed. True, this is an oxymoron, but strangely it is how I have felt for the past few weeks. In the realm of creativity outside of my 9-5, I have been struck with spurts of excitement about certain ideas, which if I am being honest with myself, are in a million different crazy directions. At the exact same time, I feel completely paralyzed about where to turn and direct my focus. Of course my[Read more]

34 Forever: A Tribute to Christina

As I sit down to write this post I feel at a loss for words, but at the same time, I am filled with thoughts and words floating through my mind and heart. Today I simply went through the motions, fighting back the tears that kept trying to surface, and sometimes they just wouldn’t go away. I picked up my sweet baby boy from daycare today and he gave me a long, comforting hug after running into my arms. It’s[Read more]

New Inspiration

Well hello there old friend. My little blog, oh how I have missed you. So much that you don’t even show up on my top sites screen anymore. It was so interesting to see the most recent traffic stats though, somehow people are still stumbling onto my blog and the numbers are still up (I used to check regularly and probably haven’t looked in over 5 months!). What can I say, life, the job, and family have kept me very[Read more]

Cha… Cha… Cha… Changes!

Goodbye Network for a Healthy California (Network) and the Department of Public Health, it has been a great 6.5 years! Over the years I would occasionally think about what it would be like to not work at the Network and soon I will know what that’s actually like. I have spent at least 80% of my professional career within the walls of the California Department of Public Health’s building on Capitol Avenue. I feel fortunate to have gained a wide variety of[Read more]