Mother’s day happened again…

According to my social media feed, moms everywhere were showered with love and attention. People spent time and energy with their moms today and that's awesome. For the mothers out there who didn't receive any special recognition on this day, I wanted to say you're great. You may be the hardest working woman out there. …

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Inch by inch…

To elaborate on my previous post about taking steps, I thought I'd share the results from the last time I took a huge leap of faith. For years, I worked in a job I was really good at. The job was easy for me but had social components that killed me in so many ways. …

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The Resting B*tch Face

Today's rant is about the resting bitch face and how to not come be an asshole when you have interactions with someone who has one of these tricky faces. For those of you who are unaware of what a resting bitch face or RBF actually is, let me explain. This term describes a person who …

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Prove it…

The problem with words is how powerful or meaningless they can be. This is true in so many different situations. A story of strength through adversity can inspire strength in the weak. Words spoken on finding love or losing it can make one believe in love even if they haven't experienced it firsthand. Reading or …

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The Stars Above Me… Explained

I've posted this poem in the past. I never wanted to explain the why behind it until now. There was a person in my life whom I loved very deeply. Beyond reason, actually. It was the type of love that didn't make much sense. This person hurt me so many times, in so many different …

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Heartbreaker

I've been very lucky in life. I've found love almost as easily as I've given it. That being said, as many know, with the mountaintops of life come the valleys. Although I've loved much, I've also endured a lot of heartbreak. When my life takes a trip to the valleys it is easy to get …

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A failed experiment to stop crying

Have you ever cried for enough time that you realize the amount of time you've been crying? That happened to me today. I cried for so long that I looked at the clock, did the math and thought, "oh my God why can't I stop crying?" *Note: it took longer than expected to do the …

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Writers block… well kind of

For months now, I have been stuck thinking about the same thing. This thought had consumed my mind. Every thought had the same common theme and I couldn't avoid it. Any time something new came along that same nagging thought would creep back into the forefront of my mind and corrupt all my new ideas …

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