25 Ways To Survive Social Distancing And Quarantine

(3) Workout Get creative and see what objects you can use at your home to complete your workout. If you don’t feel like being creative, get some ideas from Pinterest or follow along a Youtube video. See how many pushups you can do starting out and at the end of your quarantine/social distancing! *Make it […]

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Poem: Shadows

we hide beneath the empty shadows of everyone else’s perception of who we are letting the incomplete images of strangers create for us our whole self repertoire. keeping ourselves busy, we are enslaved to chaos like a compass to the sea running from self awareness because it’s less comfortable than anxiety. in our core, we […]

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Poem: The Art Of Manipulation

You took your sweet time Seeing my heart, exploring my mind And I, I was flattered. Mistaking understanding for love, Not seeing why you had made it Your full time job Getting to know every piece of my puzzle; Not knowing Every question you asked Was a document you would file away To open up […]

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New Chapters: Welcome To Write & Roam.

Hey guys! As you may have noticed, the blog has undergone some changes! Here’s what’s going on. I had no idea how things were going to look when I started this blog a few years ago. I initially started writing to share my journey with Hashimotos with you, the ups, downs, health tips, things that […]

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Poem: Three

  Hell-bent on perfection I’ll sprint down the road of self-growth Achieving my way to value Succeeding my way to love I’ll run myself to the ground Dying for something That was given to me freely.   a. b. martin

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The Pursuit Of Stillness In A Culture That Can’t Stop.

One of the main things I’m prioritizing this year, (and this lifetime) is the pursuit of stillness in a world of noise, achievement, anxiety, and hurry. I fear western culture has become the product of consumerism, instead of being the consumer who determines the products. Without noticing, we have let our needs become insatiable as […]

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Poem: Ocean Eyes

-ocean eyes-   the ocean in your eyes: depth and sadness, love and defeat rivers of my soul, they flow into you. broken through, are the dams of my mind floodwaters rising – darling, I can’t help it everything ends in you.     a. b. martin

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Poem: Moments In The Sky

There exists in time Those beautiful few moments In the sky.   Where the timing is just right… The planets have aligned Those moments just before Day or night consumes.   There is the inhale Of the dawn Where the sun rises to greet The sky who waits in anticipation.   And the great exhale […]

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What Your Friend With Chronic Illness Wishes You Knew.

Wow, we are just a few short days away from Christmas! Can you believe it? This year I’ve really been thinking about and working on peace. In our western culture, everything is so fast paced and rushed, particularly around the holiday season. I’m realizing that more and more, especially because I work in retail! I […]

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