Category Archives: journey

Giving up control

This morning as I sat in the presence of God, I felt myself drawn to Psalm 139:16: “..all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” Literally, I repeated that out … Continue reading

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2013: Cosmo’s year in Review

I really can’t believe it is the end of another year. Prior to writing this post, I went and looked back on my posts from previous years. In December 2010, I talked about reducing my sugar and processed foods intake. … Continue reading

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The struggles associated with taking that “Leap”

  Choosing to leave my comfortable, well-paying job last year was not an easy step to make. I had it good–for the first time in my life I had an office all to myself, an administrative assistant, and a 401K. … Continue reading

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Step into the world

Today, I graduated for the third and final time from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  The funny thing is when I graduated with my PhD 4 years ago, it didn’t feel finite. But 4 years later, the … Continue reading

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These are the times we all wish for…

…”The moments when less mean so much more.”–Dru Hill With the events that have gone on in my life, the lives of close friends, and in the world in general, it is more and more apparent how short and precious … Continue reading

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Breaking up is hard to do…

I had rehashed it over and over again in my mind. I’d talked to my friends and even my college advisor about breaking up with him. I just wanted to make sure I had it right. That I said the … Continue reading

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Cosmo’s “big chopping” adventure

I always get the desire for change as it gets closer to my birthday. This year change was enacted on my hair. I had been wearing my hair perm free for about a year and a half after I had … Continue reading

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“The tale of the class officer campaign” served with quinoa salad with black beans and mango

I have finally come to realize that I just don’t have any time any more. Quite funny given the fact that two months ago, I was complaining about how ready I was for this new phase to begin. In a … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of a thirty something student (Part 1)

I hope everyone had a great 4th of July! I know I did hanging out with some of my classmates at harbor east. Being the old lady trapped in a 31 year old’s body kind of woman  that I am, it was totally … Continue reading

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Why I hate change, but change anyway…

I have come to realize that I am a fraud.  I outwardly embrace change and new seasons of my life, but internally I freak out. But I guess that shouldn’t be a surprise to me—I am a control freak. Not … Continue reading

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