Author Archives: Aurelia

About Aurelia

My name is Aurelia (pronounced Ah-real-lee-ya) and I am a 40-something year old woman on a voyage to stay true to who I am. I’ve spent so many years being the person others wanted me to be and I slowly lost touch with myself. I’ve been through many ups and downs in life and in January of 2013, I began the process of filing for divorce after 17 years of marriage and literally started to rebuild my life from the ground up.

Anxiety Sucks

I tried to think of a better topic for this blog post but the title fits perfectly!  If you’ve been visiting my blog or if you know me fairly well, you know that I suffer with anxiety and OCD on a … Continue reading

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Running, Lifting & Sweating, Oh My!

Well, I did it!  This past weekend I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon here in DC and managed to finish 9 minutes faster than my previous Half Marathon and I set a new PR for myself at 2:09:31!! … Continue reading

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Engagement PSA

I have decided to open up my blog to my fiancé so that he can share some of his thoughts here from time to time.  We have now been engaged a full week and he has noticed a few things … Continue reading

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I said “Yes!”

I am slowly climbing down from Cloud 9 but the silly grin that I’ve had on my face since last Sunday may not disappear until sometime late Summer!  On Sunday, February 21st my boyfriend popped the question at  The Birchmere in … Continue reading

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What’s Normal Anyway?

While on vacation last December in Saint Maarten, I came across a article online that spoke to me in so many ways. The article is titled 10 Things The Adult Child Of An Addict Wants You to Know and it spoke … Continue reading

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Yes, I am An Adult Child Of 2 Addicts

While on vacation, I came across an article online that spoke to me in so many ways.  The article is titled 10 Things The Adult Child Of An Addict Wants You to Know.   Yeah, a hell of a article … Continue reading

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The Hurrier I Go, The Behinder I Get

Have you ever felt like the faster you go – the further behind you fall?   At times I feel like someone is looking at my life and has their finger on the fast forward button and things are whizzing by. … Continue reading

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