Oct 8

Health is not a joke

2021-10-08T21:46:39+00:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the last two weeks, I have been struggling.  I have not felt like myself.  A trip to urgent care revealed a small bout with pneumonia.  I do not have the virus but the mighty p word was not something that I ever thought would be in the same sentence [...]

Sep 9


2021-09-09T01:51:41+00:00September 9th, 2021|SELF-EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Summer brought a lot of pleasant changes into my life.  Business was booming.  Grantwriting officially became a thing.  There was shopping and a few dinners with friends.  Pictures were snapped, and IG became my playground.  It was a fun filled three months.  There was even a private reconciliation that brought [...]

Aug 14

August 13th

2021-08-14T01:44:10+00:00August 14th, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

It has been an intense summer in the life of Crystal.  My days have been filled with event preparations, practice sessions, lessons, and performances.  There has not been a single moment for loneliness to creep in.  The war between the vaccinated vs. the unvaccinated continues to rage on as the [...]

Jul 2

My Current Life

2021-07-02T01:02:01+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

It is the height of the slow season and my schedule is swamped with work.  I am meeting more musicians and doing more business networking.  Performances happen on any given day, and ensembles are a thing right now.  Days are spent organizing music and chatting with planners about the next [...]

May 30

Isle of Loneliness

2021-05-30T16:32:44+00:00May 30th, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

Being single in the middle of a pandemic is the loneliest place in the world.  Friends are off limits, and there is no one to spend time with.  At some point, zoom fatigue sets in and you just can't attend one more virtual event.  The world is more open now [...]

May 22


2021-05-22T00:32:12+00:00May 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being an adult is a lot of work.  There are so many things that always require your attention:  mental health, physical fitness, dental, vision, diet, digestion, podiatry, massage, gyn issues.....it is a full time job.  This is one of the major reasons why I do not want to have kids.  [...]

Mar 21

Grateful for the Renewal

2021-03-21T16:40:50+00:00March 21st, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

My anxiety levels dropped significantly over the last two weeks.  It is the first time that I have felt like myself in ages.  The constant pandemic worry evaporated.  The obsessive testing and second guessing every move has stopped.  I have felt free to enjoy my life and live again.  I [...]

Feb 28

2021-02-28T04:09:19+00:00February 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There I was struggling all by my lonesome.  The food consumption was completely out of control complete with sugar on the hour.  Hunger would arise mid meal, and McDonalds was on speed dial.  My stomach felt like a balloon.  The doctor did not see anything in my labs to indicate [...]