Sweet Potato Quesadillas

    My Favorite non-meat recipe:   Olive Oil 4 green onions sliced, white and green parts divided 1 Celery Stalk sliced 1 Large Sweet Potato Diced 1/2 a can of Black Beans Salt and Pepper to taste 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/4 tsp Chilli  Power 1 Red Pepper 1 Jalapeno minced Tortillas Grated Cheese Sour Cream   Heat oil and cook white parts of the onion, celery sweet potato, beans pepper, jalapeno, and spices until sweet potato is tender Remove from heat and stir in the rest of the onion Arrange mixture on the tortilla and sprinkle with cheese Fold and grill on medium heat. Serve with sour cream   Enjoy!!        

I am Stronger…

As a teenager I used to wish my life was “normal” I would have given my two front teeth for “normal”. Truth is, I had a very hard childhood and wanted nothing more than to be like other children. To have no worries other than whether mom and dad would let me go out and play with my friends. It used to make me angry and I blamed them at the time, not fully understanding the situation. This anger followed my well into my twenties until I decided to deal with it. Now I want anything but normal. to me normal is boring. You don’t learn from normal.  I realize that the tough times I went though as a teenager



I used to believe that it was the amount of friends you had, that made you popular, it meant that you were well liked. It was a good feeling wasn’t it? Even though I was never popular in high school, in fact I was considered part of the “weird” crowd I was always surrounded by my friends. Now, I find as as I grow older, my views on friendship has changed quite a bit. In fact I view friendships the same way I do relationships. It is all part and parcel of the same thing. I have quite a few less friends as I did but, the ones I have lift me up, encourage me to be the best I can, and and call me out when I am


“Negative” Emotions used in a Positive Way

Many people think that some emotions such as anger, fear, grief, worry and and sadness are negative and we must try to our best to avoid them. In truth, every emotion, positive or negative are good for us to a certain degree. Anger is our motivator, it gets us moving. It is what makes us decide to leave our current jobs, our relationships, to change our situation for the better. But too much anger, or anger that is not expressed becomes explosive. In my generation, children were told to be good, be quiet, be calm. We were never encouraged to express our anger in a healthy way. Which is why so many of us bottle it up and we become sick because of

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