I wrote the following entry in January 2018. As I continue to feel like I am living a life in transition, I thought publishing it was an important step in my journey as a writer and managing my deep desire to remain grounded. Also, I see it as a radical act of self-love, in having the … Continue reading My body, the teacher
As my last entry was 5 months ago, a lot has happened so this will be a rather long read, hopefully, enjoyable for you. After a quick two week visit in San Francisco, Lola and I celebrated our birthdays and the major holidays here on Guam. We embraced different traditions and spent our time with … Continue reading Home for the Holidays
Lola and I have been living on Guam for close to two months, and the teacher-mom in me has been trying to find a healthy balance between routines and living on the fly. If I don't consciously create these structures, I end up laying on the futon in the aircon, watching movies all day, too … Continue reading Settling in
I recently had one of those incredibly packed and fun-filled weekends, where each day brought more fun and more people than the day before. It had one of those nights where you wake up, throat sore and parched, still smiling; where your feet and legs ache, and each step you take the next morning comes with … Continue reading Only on Guam
As mentioned in the initial post, I started going to the gym 5 days a week. Monday through Friday, 9am, you can find me at Custom Fitness/Gof Metgot Cross Fit. This is definitely a big deal for me and worth writing about because I have never committed to a gym. For my middle through high … Continue reading Cross fit, wha???
Sixteen years after leaving Guam for college, I find myself back home for a year with my soon to be 3 year-old daughter, on sabbatical. Sixteen years. I never thought I would live away for that long. But, that's how life happens, isn't it? Since I went into special education, I never really stayed away … Continue reading Coming home