Author Archives: cruz2lose

About cruz2lose

I am witty, intelligent and still manage to keep my sense of humor no matter what life throws at me!

Driver’s Seat

Happiness does not magically appear with your mythical fairy Godmother’s incantation and the waving of her magic wand.  While at times wonderful moments may seem or perhaps even be serendipitous, as a general rule, we must evoke our own happiness by creating a plan. The … Continue reading

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Memoirs From My Sofa

It is common knowledge that even the best laid plans can take you on a journey that dramatically twists and turns much like a Jack Pine with it’s crooked branching, deviating from the original growth pattern or path.  This past year, I took such … Continue reading

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It Is What It Is

I had a boss that used this phrase seemingly a thousand times and I found it to be completely worn out.  I have always believed that nothing is what it is as we have the power, the ability to change our … Continue reading

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When Darkness Falls

It has been two years since I have found my way around my own personal darkness, a seemingly black hole that did not allow light to shine through.  I allowed myself to be isolated and lonely.  I say that I … Continue reading

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Caregiving for the Caregiver

This past year I found myself in the constant roll of caregiver, sometimes often feeling like I had nothing left to give.  Tired and worn I reached for the little things that brought me comfort.  Sometimes the smallest things can bring … Continue reading

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Lies

LIES You will never amount to anything. You are ugly. You can’t sing. You will never win. You aren’t good enough. You aren’t tall enough. You aren’t smart enough. You aren’t fast enough. You aren’t cool enough. You aren’t thin … Continue reading

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Healing the Hurt

Painful life experiences can leave scars upon your soul.  Where do you begin to heal the hurt?  It begins with getting up each morning and making a conscious effort to find the positive.  It starts with changing your focus from … Continue reading

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