Becoming Sara

I am on a wonderful journey. I am discovering myself, my real self.

My first solo multi-day backpacking trip

Last weekend I had planned my first multi-day backpacking trip. My first overnight was a huge success. I was ready to take it to the next level. As always, Fernando, my dog was by my side. Preparing for a trip... Continue Reading →

Giving up online dating

It has been almost a year since I gave up online dating. It was, by far, one of the smartest things I've done. In my opinion, online dating sites simply set us up for disappointment at an accelerated rate. The... Continue Reading →

Trusting myself

Ever since I can remember I have had "trust issues." I struggled trusting anyone. There wasn't anyone out there that I could count on but myself. But in the past couple of years I've come to realize, I had very... Continue Reading →

Beyond learning

I have spent a lot of time thinking, talking and writing about learning the lessons the universe puts in front of me. Lately I've noticed a shift though. I'm still always watching for the lessons, but I'm also now aware... Continue Reading →


This morning someone sent me this great quote. I was just going to share it with a few lines on my Facebook page but quickly realized I had a lot more to say about this than just a couple of... Continue Reading →

It’s ALL a part of the journey

In the past couple of years I have worked very hard to accept my past was necessary as a part of my journey. Accepting that it was all required to make me who I am, because that is who I... Continue Reading →

Importance of Follow Through

I realized the importance of follow through when my son was around a year old. With all of his developmental delays, he started receiving numerous types of therapy at about 3 months old. There would be these big meetings with... Continue Reading →

Being Open to the Lesson

Last week Fernando and I went camping. It had been pretty intense couple of months and I needed to get away for a couple of days. I immediately thought of going to the Garden of the Gods in Southern Illinois.... Continue Reading →

Not An Impostor

I have spent most of my life feeling like an impostor. I felt like it was only a matter of time before someone caught me and said, "Hey, she's just pretending to be a good at her job!" or "...a... Continue Reading →

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