Soundtrack My Life: I Gotta Be Me.

Growing up my sweet mom was a little overprotective and hardly let us play outside. I get it now. She came from a country where children were kidnapped and sold. Bad people were real and not just stories.  I remember one instance when my sister Jo and I snuck out to go play in the front…

your soul is showing.

I just recently celebrated my birthday. I also forgot how old I was turning. 32? 33? 40? 32. I don't know what happened to my memory once I turned 30. It's like I just stopped caring how old I was and sadly accepted the fact that I was slowly on my way to becoming an…

I see you.

Perspective. Such a heavy word with so much energy. Let's look at the definition of it. According to Google search , let's use the second definition. perspective [per-spek-tiv] a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. I really love that. An attitude toward something. A point of view. The more…

All the YES.

It's obviously been a while since I did my last post. I really have no other excuse as to why I didn't post more than the fact I got lazy. I was on my high (refer to my last post) and then I went back down. And here I am. Not necessarily on  a full…

My name is Mel. And I’m an addict.

I love getting inspired. I love it so much. I crave it. I love hearing stories, or seeing things that make my heart beat a bit faster. The rush of endorphins that flood your heart and soul is similar to when you take ecstasy. (I never claimed to be a saint.) I never noticed how…

doing me, boo.

All right. I'm doing this.   After much procrastination and fear, I decided to finally take the first step on this damn blog and post.   (*shout out to my friend Brooke for helping me, more on that later...)   I mean, this blog has been siting here forever. Just waiting to have content to…