Walkin' Tall

My life is overwhelming me I feel stuck My boss hates me My relationship is stressing me out I can't afford it ...more

More Than Your Girlfriend

Tired of the cliches? Just be yourself. There is no one else like you. Follow your calling. Be all that you can be. How? ...more

No words can explain my feelings right now ...

It's been over a year since I spoke with Diet Coke ... I was proud of myself for walking away and I still am very proud. I walked away from him, not because I no longer cared for him; I walked away because he was on a self-destructive path. He was drinking SO much and was out of control; he even quit his job, which he loved! His behavior in partnership with my own bad decisions scared me. I guess I finally had enough ~ ...more

The Childless Years

Jen @ www.afterthealter.com ...more

Just Wrong On So Many Levels


"Instinct is the nose of the mind." - Delphine Gay de Girardin

For the record, I delivered almost a 10 pound baby, watched my mother die within one month of a terminal diagnosis and divorced an overbearing, abusive man. However, despite the strength I needed to face all of those challenges, this was definitely the most difficult.  I wish I could look back over the past several months and continue to rationalize all of the red flags I witnessed. I wish I could go back in time and erase all of the anxiety and challenges I have had to face as a result of this relationship....more

I'm Talking to You QVC, HSN, MSNBC . . .

Shopping channels make millions of dollars in profit every year while customers agree to: not see what they purchase before buying it wait 7-10 business days to receive what they purchased pay arbitrary shipping and handling rates have no human interaction. Why? ...more

my first entry in the blogging world!

Life is CRAZY.....Keep it real!  be true to yourself and those close at heart. let the thoughts become words and dare to be free!...more

Guyz Boyz and Men

Your soggy bodies collapse beside each other, too depleted to even wipe away the beads of sweat swelling above your brow and trickling down into your ears. Your lover rolls off to one side of the bed feeling for a light: you turn and watch the embers at the end of the cigarette ignite, then gaze as he takes a long drag and exhales a vapor trail of smoke into the silence. “Ahhhhhh,” he speaks....more


"Action is character."- F. Scott Fitzgerald Risa is a transition coach who helps women design and achieve positive financial and personal goals.  Visit - http://allwaysoptions.com ...more