It’s Not Okay

Kerstin McInnis, A Cake Walk LifeHabits, HappinessLeave a Comment

I’m sorry. It’s okay. No it’s not. A few weeks ago, I found myself participating in this short conversation. I’d say, “I’m sorry”. The person I said it to would say, “It’s okay” and I’d respond, “No it’s not”. In each situation the person I was saying, I’m sorry to wasn’t someone I’d hurt. It was someone who I loved, … Read More

What I Learned From My Dad

Kerstin McInnis, A Cake Walk LifeFamily, Holidays2 Comments

This coming Sunday is Father’s Day. My dad died in October 2006 from complications of Alzheimer’s. He was very influential in my life. We spent a lot of time together and he was immensely supportive of everything I did. He came to as many of my sporting events as he could, always embarrassing me with the loudest cheers. He taught … Read More

Use Your Words

Kerstin McInnis, A Cake Walk LifeBelief in self, HappinessLeave a Comment

When I was in my twenties, I wasn’t very good at using my words or asking for what I wanted. I often went along with what everyone else was doing, saying “fine by me,” when it often wasn’t “fine”. I was very agreeable. I dated a man off and on for years during this time and never asked for what … Read More