Thursday, December 1, 2016

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself…

Besides my birth month
December is my favorite
My name is HOV H to the OV…I love that line not sure why but it was so fitting for this post I just had to LOL! 

 It’s December 1st we are 24 days from Christmas and 162 days away from me turning 40 and people always say new month/new goals so I wanted to reintroduce myself and refresh your memory of the purpose of the blog…a reintroduction, a fresh start. And also to get myself back on track!

If you have been with me since the beginning you will see we got a facelift…what do you think? I kind of love it so I hope you do too. I also added a little more information about myself so make sure to check out the new pages especially “Things you may care to know.”

Long story short I wanted to start a blog for a really long time but work and life made me think I didn’t have enough time. In addition I was like what am I going to write about. I LOVE fashion blogs I follow many of them but I thought I can’t really do that because I take ideas from them. Then one day in June of 2015 it hit me OMG you will be 40 soon what are you going to do with your life. And the blog was born.

For lack of a better word I feel like I wasted my 20’s and 30’s living off of the what if’s, the one day, the it could happen instead of just living. Now, that’s not to say I didn’t live my life but in the back of my mind there was always a bit of sadness because this life I was living was definitely not the one I planned. Check out this Link if you would like to see the life I had planned it is not a bad one and I may still get it one day J!

I decided and/or I am deciding that my 40’s have to be different I want to live in the moment, enjoy my life. I literally would be planning to go to parties etc. and all I could think was I hope I meet somebody, instead of thinking about getting cute and just having fun.

I can remember on birthdays instead of just enjoying that birthday I would think gosh I will be 32, 33 etc. next year when am I going to get married, have kids etc. not just being thankful that the Lord allowed me to see another year.

So, many days/nights I would sit at home and really be sad because I was thinking dang it this is not the life I want instead of being thankful for the life I have.

So, with this blog I am hoping to show growth, hoping to show myself that this is the life I have so love this one and with that maybe encourage someone who maybe feeling just like me.

Now, that is not to say I will not have my woe is me moments but my goal is to have it and then keep moving not living in it as I have previously.

One of the things I know for sure is nothing will happen overnight I mean I started this blog in June of 2015 and there is still no man or baby so in a sense I am where I started. BUT my mind frame is a little different…some days. So, my plan is to do me…do things outside of my comfort zone (that’s super hard for me), start truly enjoying my life…cook a fancy meal and have a glass of wine (I just feel like at 40 I should do that LOL)… just live. Because guess what 40 and beyond is coming whether I am married or have kids and I can’t keep going like I have.

So, stay tuned for the turn up…well the almost 40 year old turn up. I am going to turn over a new leaf and find happiness in what I have not what I want.
In case you don't know where I got my intro here!


40 is coming really soon!


  1. congrats on the new look! i love the font and colors of your header ;) more importantly, I love your attitude and refreshed outlook on turning 40. i'll be 40 next summer so we can celebrate each other!!

    1. Thanks so much Justice Fergie...means so much coming from you. Can't wait to the call on Monday to learn even more.

      Oh yes...I'm 40 in May but we should celebrate all year so we will turn up at the Conference...40 is fab!!