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Registered Nurse. Flight Attendant.
Writer. Reader. Dreamer. Believer.
Daughter. Sister. Auntie. Wife.

Wicked in London

I’ve known Dorothy and the wonderful world of Oz – and yes, the Wizard too, since I was in school. I remember reading the book in high school but it didn’t really make a mark on me, I guess, as I don’t really feel nor remember much besides that of the Tin Man and his desire…

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Hello, 2017!

2016 has been so many things to me. Like the many others that passed, it had its share of the good and the bad. However unlike the rest, it has also brought so many huge changes in my life. Or maybe I’m just thinking this because good old 2016 was the ultimate adulting year for…

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On The Art of Deadma

I love Anne Curtis. I follow her on every social media account I own hence I’ve heard or read her say or tweet once or twice about the “art of deadma”. Before, I couldn’t really relate much to what this meant. For me years ago, I cared so much about what people thought and said…

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On being a 25-year-old in 2016

What is more challenging and nerve-wracking than being a 25-year-old in 2016? It is challenging enough to be a 25-year-old woman say in the 1970s. However, add up social media and that makes the journey to adulthood even crazier. I’ve recently spoken to a friend on several occasions about contentment and finding happiness in what…

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On gratitude

“You win some, you lose some.” On my recent post, I have mentioned my wanting to go back to nursing thereby leaving the airline industry. I haven’t said this in that post but when I do leave, I hope it’s for good. My feelings about returning to my profession have been so intense lately that…

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On Starting Over

Why is it that starting over is such a scary thing to do for most of us? Everyone wants change and a better state for ourselves yet when we are cornered into finally having to do that one thing that is gonna cross the line, we chicken out. We take a step back. For others,…

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Three Words

How does one know when she’s found true love? You see, love, like life and death is an entity that has become complicated in its simplicity. How does the heart know for sure? What beauty it is that occurs to the spirit on that second the heart finally wins over the mind! Love is a…

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