Well, Mercury Retrograde may be over, but according to Bustle.com will be feeling it's lingering effects for two weeks post-retrograde. Yup. You read that right, two weeks! This retrograde has really kicked my ass. I found out my dog has bone cancer, a good friend of mine decided she was no longer interested in being friends with me anymore, my anxiety has been at an all-time high, and sleep? What's sleep? Things have been in a lull and frankly, I'm OVER IT.
I'm done with being sad, I'm done with crappy friends, I'm done with people who only talk to me when they want something from me, and I'm not with fakes. The only positive thing that has taken place this month is that Shane and I have officially started trying for a baby and we are over the moon about it. I'm nervous and excited at all that's to come and I can only hope and pray to be as fertile as my Grandmother. She popped out 15 kids! Yup, again you read that right, 15.
So with all this retrograde hullabaloo and shitty circumstances, I dived head first into my blog and my business. I don't have time for fair weather people as there is already enough negativity in the world. I taught myself how to take better food photos and how to shoot better food videos. I'm also teaching myself how to be a faster runner and have a better attitude overall.
When my anxiety strikes, I remind myself that's all it is. A feeling. A feeling doesn't have to define me. A feeling doesn't have to take over and ruin my entire day. A thought doesn't need to de-rail me and set me off. A thought is simply a thought. I take that thought, I place it on a leaf on a stream, and I let it float away down the river. Afterall, it's simply a thought.
Here's another thing I keep on repeat in my mind: You can't control what people do. You cannot control how they react, what they say, think, or how they treat you. It's simply impossible to force someone to like you and it's even more impossible to force people to see your side. If someone isn't digging your vibe, walk away. As Nina Simon would say: You got to learn to leave the table when love is no longer being served. Ain't that the truth?! If someone doesn't love you, leave the table! Don't stay at the table forcing someone to want to love you or be your friend. When someone is done, someone is done. Case closed. Shut the door and move on. Trust me, some doors are better left closed than being forced and pried open.
You CAN do it! You can do hard things. You can get pregnant. You can run fast. You can enter that race. You can get those amazing followers who dig your vibe. YOU CAN. YOU CAN. YOU CAN! Keep telling yourself that you can even before you know how. It's so much easier to believe in yourself than to doubt yourself. You'll feel better too. Believing is half the battle. Once you believe, you can more easily achieve everything you want in your life.
So now that I've shared some life tidbits with you, I'm also sharing one of my most popular recipes on IG. My perfect Avocado Toast! Check out the video too and how I've upgraded my filming skills.
I hope you guys enjoy this recipe and that you believe in yourself hard for the rest of this month and for all the amazing months to come!
Comment below and tell me how you enjoy your Avocado Toast!
- 2 Avocados
- 1 tbs Grass-fed Butter
- 2 Slices Sourdough Bread
- ½ cup sliced Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Himalayan Sea-Salt
- 1 lemon Meyer Lemon Juice
- ½ cup Micro Greens
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 servings