A Letter To My Daughter

I wrote this a long while ago with the anticipation of giving it to a child of my own one day when the time was right. Right now, I’m a stepmom of two teens and foster mom to a newborn, so they’re at very different stages of their lives and I would love to also share it with them.

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Change is guaranteed.

I haven’t been the best wife and partner, honestly. And this is the story about how I’m going to change that. 

I want to be my own success story.

Who knows what brought you here. Maybe you're one of two or three people that aggressively follow my journey (I love y'all) because they genuinely feel invested in it and me. Maybe you're a total stranger. Maybe you're someone who lurks in my social media but we've never (or barely have) hung out offline. Whatever … Continue reading I want to be my own success story.

Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 8)

That's a large part of why I am uncomfortable talking about what goes on in my life when I don't look at the root cause of what limits me. I am morbidly obese and have yet to honestly do something about it. 

Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 7)

May 3rd, 2018 Six years ago today I met my (now) husband in person. We were already friends for a couple years prior to that. It was the most unforgettable trip in the sense that I wasn't at all nervous and embraced the whole process. I had never gone on such an extensive trip by … Continue reading Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 7)

Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 2)

March 29th, 2018. 10:30 PM I stood at the entrance to the guest bathroom covered in sweat and my short hair tied up in a mess on the top of my head and rocking a sports bra and leggings on my far-from-athletic body. Our cat, Bear, had made a total mess of it while she … Continue reading Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 2)