When I finished nursing school, my life was going to be picture perfect. I would move down to Los Angeles and be with my boyfriend (Ian) of six years and soon after get engaged. I would ace my NCLEX and land numerous nursing jobs with little to no struggle. Then I would have the dream … Read More
At this point in my life, I am a professional wedding guest. You hit a certain age where everyone around you starts getting married. Even though the wedding isn’t your own, there are still a few details to think about…. ATTIRE Rule #1: Don’t wear white. If you can only follow one rule, follow this … Read More
Every Easter, my family gets together at my grandparent’s home in Santa Barbara. This year’s gathering was more precious than most. By some miracle, my grandparent’s home survived the Montecito fires and subsequent mudslides. The home across the street from them did not make it and some of their friends lost their lives. My grandparents … Read More
I honestly believe that everyone benefits from structure within their lives. Think about it. If you had a day off, what would you do? Probably lounge around and watch TV. No judgement, I would do the same. But on a work day, or a day full of classes, I would find myself the most productive: … Read More
I have meal prepped since nursing school. I find myself continuing to do so for many reasons. First off, it saves me so much money! Each meal averages about $1.05. This is incredible, especially being on a student’s budget. Think about how much going out to eat costs…Meals average $10-$15 a person! You are saving … Read More
Looking back on 2017, I have to give myself props. I accomplished so much and am so grateful for my success.
Every couple of months, Ian and I sit down to talk about our expectations, wants, and needs. Naturally, with the start of the new year, discussing our desires was necessary. These things are simple to implement but help strengthen our relationship.
New year, same me….but with some improvements. I love the oncoming of a New Year. It allows me to reflect on the year passed and focus on the year to come. What would I have done differently? What can I be better at? However, this year is going to be very different for me. Instead … Read More