Moving out and Moving on

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Today we are finishing moving out and cleaning up our old apartment and officially going to our separate homes tonight. It’s a bittersweet feeling. This has been our home for the past 14 months and things have changed so much. I truly believe this apartment harbors very strong negative energy for us individually and as a couple. It hasn’t been the best 14 months and the last 6 or 7 has probably been the worst of our 6 1/2 year relationship. I’m happy to be out of this apartment, moving on, and starting fresh somewhere else, but I’m also terribly sad about the fact that I’ll no longer be sharing my home with someone who has become one of my best friends over the past 7 years. I know that after every storm comes a rainbow, and that God will never put more on me than I can handle, but the stress and the pain I’ve been going through lately is out of control. I’m unsure of our status as this moment, but I believe time apart will be good for us. We need the chance to grow as individuals and figure out exactly what we want in life and what we’re willing to do to achieve those goals. I’m not the same person I was when we met my junior year of high school. I’m not the same person I was 6 months ago. I’ve grown, I’ve changed, and whatever the cause may be, I am now different. Change is part of life, and rather than try to fight against it and force things to be the way they were or the way I’d like them to be, I’m letting go. Allowing God to handle them, and let whatever happens, happen the way it’s meant to. There are still things on my mind I feel I need to say, and in time, those things will come out. But for now, I’m closing this chapter of my life and moving on to the next one. There’s a new, exciting journey waiting right in front of me, and I plan on finally living my life to the fullest, finding out and being who I am, what anyone wants me to be, and living with no regrets.

wish me luck…

Happy First Day of Fall!!!

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My absolute favorite season of the year is finally back!!!! Dear Fall, you have been truly missed!!! Now here’s to hoping Texas weather cools down for real this year!!! Ready to break out my boots and scarfs!!!

So what’s your favorite season???

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Busy Month Ahead

March is looking like its going to be a very busy month for me. Part of me is super excited, but the other part of me is super nervous and unsure if I can handle it all.

Work is getting crazy busy but I till feel like I need a 2nd job. I have school that is stressing me out because I don’t want to be taking any classes at all so I don’t feel like I’m putting even half of my all into it. Not good it at all

NaturalBelleDesigns is consuming my free time and I absolutely LOVE it . For March, I am participating in another IG auction that begins on the 4th (you should check it out, especially if you’re into phone cases and jewelry. Follow @heavenlyblingauctionpage for more details!!) 2 blog features and giveaways are in the works with another blogger as well as a potential 3rd feature. Super excited about those! And of course I will keep you all updated on those events!

Some days I feel like I’m constantly going and never have a second to stop and rest. Even when I get the chance to slow down, I jump on my NBD work and next thing I know it’s WAY past my bedtime lol.

What do you all do to balance life when you have things coming at you from every which way??

Happy Friday World!!!!

Just wanted to come by and wish you all a very Happy Friday!!! I hope your weekend is amazing!!!

Also, in case you didn’t know, Feb 22 is National Margarita Day!!! lol Who would have thought? To those of you who dare to partake in celebrating the delicious Margarita, just remember to be safe and have a DD on standby because we all know some margaritas are crazy STRONG!!!

I Start School Tomorrow!!!

Eek!!! School starts tomorrow!! Y’all I’m so nervous! I’m just taking a evening photography class but jut the fact that I’m going to be actually back on a campus, in a classroom makes me very nervous for some reason. I’m hoping to be back in school full time in the fall but that would also probably change my work schedule from full time to part time. Double eek!!! Wish me luck!!

SN- as of today my honey is officially a Professional Golfer!!!!! I’m so excited and beyond proud of him!! I don’t speak about his golf a lot but this is a new beginning to our life and expect to hear more about our trials and tribulations as he pursues his dreams and I deal with him being gone.

That’s all for now lovelies!!! Until tomorrow!!!

Check out my Christmas gifts from honey and my mom that I will be using in class!!! Awesomeness!!!

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I’m Back (For Real this time lol)

Hi Lovelies!! I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!! I know I’ve been doing very horribly with posting on my blog lately, but am determined to get back into it.

For the rest of the month of January, I’m going to be posting at least once daily! Regardless of the randomness of the post, I’m determined to make an effort to keep my blog up to date.

So, as for a little update on what’s going on with me…

◆I’ve been sick (as usual with this time of year) but am getting better
◆I have been working out and eating clean A LOT!!! I’m very proud of that, and have also considered in competing in Fitness Competitions. (More on that later)
◆My Etsy shop is FINALLY up and running!! Please go check it out!!  (http://www.etsy.com/shop/naturalbelledesigns) Currently I only have my jewelry listed and my crochet scarfs will be up once my mom comes home in February since she volunteered to be my model.
◆I start school on Tuesday!! Eeeek I’ll actually be back in a classroom for the first time in almost 2 years. I’m extremely nervous but trying not to think about it. I’m an art major and will be taking a photography class, so I hope to use my blog as a place to display some of my work.
◆My locs will be 1 year old on Tuesday the 22nd!
◆My boyfriend and I will also be celebrating our 6 year anniversary on that day as well. So Tuesday will be a very exciting day for me! lol

That’s about it for now. You should follow me on Instagram, I’m always on it! lol @MichelleSssss

Also, anything you wanna know or conversate about it??? Let me know, it’ll help me with posting daily lol.

♡Michelle

Recent Jewelry Making

Here’s some of the most recent jewelry pieces I’ve created!!! Going to hobby lobby to get some more beads for my next creations. I have to remake the earrings because they weren’t originally a set. But anyways, Please tell me what you think!!!

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