30 Days of Creating 2017

September 30 Day Writing Challenge

August 31, 2017

“There’s no reason to stop. If you’re constantly thinking new thoughts and dealing with new problems, it refreshes your brain cells and makes new connections.” — Quote from a Doctor who still works 80 to 90 hours a week at 74 Last Septmeber I took a challenge to BLOG every.damn.day. Well, at least for… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 10: 10 things you would tell your future self

September 18, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 10: 10 things you would tell your future self I liked the twist on this because normally we would tell our younger selves something…but this is unique so here it goes. You were a GOOD ENOUGH… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 12: Your current relationship, if single discuss how single life is

September 26, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 12: Your current relationship, if single discuss how single life is I am still plugging away at these. I broke the every day rule awhile back but who doesn’t like a rule breaker right? Ahhhh….Singlehood. I have… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 3: 5 Ways to Win Your Heart

September 3, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 3: 5 Ways to Win Your Heart 1. “My heart is not captured easily. I am disinterested in small talk, disillusioned with love, and too focused on my dreams and aspirations to lend anybody my attention for long. But if… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 14: Write a letter to the person who broke your heart the most

September 28, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE 14. Write a letter to the person who broke your heart the most Dear person who broke my heart the most, You said I shouldn’t write anymore, I was a cliche…Guess what, I didn’t write for a… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 11: What is your love language

September 20, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 11: What is your love language Have you ever read this book? The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Well, this book is one I read a million years ago when I was… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 23: If you could start your life over, what 3 things would you change

October 13, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE Day 23: If you could start your life over, what 3 things would you change I would be kinder. I don’t think there is a human alive that can say they couldn’t be kinder. I KNOW everyone… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 1: 10 Things that make you really happy

September 1, 2017

DAY 1:  You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. 10 THINGS THAT MAKE ME REALLY HAPPY  I love how this question emphasizes REALLY happy. Not just “happy”. So here I go…These 10 things make me REALLY REALLY HAPPY! My morning routine and the… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 24: I wish I knew these three things for sure

October 14, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 24: I wish I knew these three things for sure This is tricky. Many of the things I really would like to know for sure involve the future BUT at the same time I love the… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 2: Who inspires you?

September 2, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 2: Write about someone who inspires you. Them. Always and forever will be my “why” my “reason” my “purpose” I’m inspired by their innocence and sense of wonder. I’m inspired by their laughter. I’m inspired by… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 13: 3 legitimate fears you have and how they became fears

September 27, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 13: 3 legitimate fears you have and how they became fears Failure — This is one that has been with me since birth. As a perfectionist, I don’t like failure. I don’t like setting myself up… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 4: 3 Lessons You Want Your Children to Learn From You

September 4, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 4: 3 Lessons You Want Your Children to Learn From You Never give up on a dream. No matter how many years pass. No matter the work that goes behind it. Never give up on your dreams.… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 15: List of the books that have changed your life

September 29, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 15: Write a list of the books that have changed your life. Write your favorite quotes or lessons down from them as well. EAT PRAY LOVE by Elizabeth Gilbert This book spurred a course of events… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 27: If you knew she/he had to answer honestly, what would you ask

October 15, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 27: If you knew she/he had to answer honestly, what would you ask Let me say the question I would have asked…I would have asked SO many men this throughout my life. In my teenage years… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 5: 10 Random Songs I am listening to

September 5, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 5: Put your music on shuffle and post the first 10 songs Ohhh how I LOVE music! I listen to it 24/7 and listen to ALL kinds! I wondered how to do this so what I… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 7: The hardest thing you have ever experienced

September 13, 2017

*I got a little behind because well…I had an Ironman this last weekend! Hahaha! BUT I am determined to finish this so I am just picking up where I left off. 🙂 You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 7: The hardest thing… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 6: Write about something that is kicking your ass right now

September 6, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 6: Write about something that is kicking your ass right now TAPERING FOR IRONMAN!!!!!! I’m feeling like I’m an effing CRAZY person with this taper! And a full moon in Pisces isn’t helping! I was ranting… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 19: Why did you start blogging/writing?

October 9, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 19: Why did you start blogging/writing? Truth be told I have always been writing. I have been writing since I was a little girl. I just didn’t realize it for many years that I was actually… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 30: What is the one thing you wish others understood about you

October 15, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 30: What is the one thing you wish others understood about you WHERE I came from. WHAT I battled internally and alone. WHY I wouldn’t talk. HOW much the illusion of perfection and image ruled my… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 8: What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong

September 14, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. DAY 8: What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong Perfection. I wish more people felt comfortable speaking and owning their own truth. Their stories. Their experiences. Me included in all reality. I’m very… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 20: What is the biggest barrier between you and full honesty in your journaling?

October 10, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 20: What is the biggest barrier between you and full honesty in your journaling? Exposing others. For good and bad. Everyone who comes into your life comes for a reason, season, purpose or lifetime. Not everyone… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 9: Somewhere you’d like to move or visit

September 16, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE. Day 9: Somewhere you’d like to move or visit Wanderlust is consuming me again. I have a list of places I would like to go. I have a home base here in Chicago but that is only… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 21: What scares you most about dying?

October 11, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 21:  What scares you most about dying? I am no longer scared of death. Sure there are a million more things I want to do with my life and plan on doing. But death alone doesn’t… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 22: 10 things you would tell your 16 year old self

October 12, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE Day 22: 10 things you would tell your 16 year old self Your life is not planned out for you. It may look like it is. It may feel like it is. It will feel this for… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 25: When you picture God, what does he/she look like

October 14, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 25: When you picture God, what does he/she look like I have write a lot about GOD in the past years… HERE we discuss anger at God HERE we discuss the taboo nature of talking about… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 26: I’ve always wondered…

October 14, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 26: I’ve always wondered… Why we can’t throw the facade of perfection out the window!!! I admit I played into this stereotype through my 20s. I didn’t help the cause. But last week I had the… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 17: What Meditation Has Taught Me

October 3, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 17: What meditation has taught me? I have wrote a lot about Meditation HERE  and HERE for example But lately Meditation has meant so much more to me in the sense of one word… Surrender. Gabby Bernstein says Surrender… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 28: Tomorrow will be better because today I learned…

October 15, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE DAY 28: Tomorrow will be better because today I learned… The world is still beautiful. So fucking beautiful. And so are people. And the people that are meant to be in your life forever will always gravitate… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 18: What is the best conversation you had today?

October 5, 2017

You can refer back to the 30 questions and original writing challenge post HERE Day 18: What is the best conversation you had today? The best conversation I had today was with a guy friend. He is an incredible man through and through. One day I can tell you who I… Read more

Writing Challenge Day 29: If I had the courage I would…

October 15, 2017

DAY 29:  If I had the courage I would… Tell my whole story. One day I will. I address the biggest barrier I have HERE. When I find a way…I will. And it will be liberating and scary as fuck all in one. Vulnerability is something that pushes me daily… Read more