All posts by She's Facing Freedom


I don’t know about y’all, but I needed this three-day weekend. Bad. I know that goes without saying, but let me explain. Before I got my new job, I worked every. single. holiday. including Thanksgiving and Christmas. Surprisingly, New Year’s Day was the worst. I’m talking ongoing waiting lists all day long. It was so hectic, my body… Read More

An Agreement with God

Six months to one year. That’s the agreement I made with God. That was all the time I was willing to give to my server position. In the mean time, I prayed for patience. That He order my steps. And that He’d make me more receptive to His voice so that I would know when an opportunity was… Read More

Write Through It

I’m trying really hard to be a woman who practices what she preaches. To take my own advice and write through it. That’s what I told Channing when she felt the way I’ve been feeling. She described it best. “I feel like the literal embodiment of a shrug,” she said during one of our weekly catch-up sessions.… Read More

Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time in a land where the Nittany Lions reign, A smooth sophomore met a sassy freshman with a unique first name. He was polite, sweet and she liked that he offered to help with her bags, But she didn’t know him so she walked behind vowing if he tried anything, she was… Read More

Dear Yaszy

It’s high school reunion time. I received my invitation to a happy hour scheduled for next month this past Friday. It was sent two days after I would have graduated 10 years ago. Yikes! That, coupled with the fact that my little brother graduated that same week (Go Zay!), got me thinking.

Berry Good Chia Pudding

I am a breakfast person. Not because it’s the most important meal of the day. It’s just my preference. Even when I wake up past noon after a night in New York City, I still want breakfast. For the past two weeks, my breakfast of choice has been either oatmeal with nuts or eggs with a… Read More

Toronto Tale

If a day trip to Toronto taught me anything, it’s that you just can’t plan everything. And as much as I hate planning, I really tried. Here’s the thing. Toronto is an hour and a half from Niagara Falls, which isn’t a bad drive, ahem, ride. That is, unless you get caught in traffic and… Read More