When we were kids, my uncle would take all of us out to the garage to watch a big storm roll by. We just so happened to live south of what seemed to always be the path of the storms. So we would get our lawn chairs and flip cell phones out and have a… Continue reading EOD Thoughts: 03.23.2021
I avoid social media Because those girls have skinny waists and Flashy white teeth And those are the things that society deems as beautiful That I do not have Nevermind the fact that The freckles on my nose reflect patterns of stars that shine down on a cloudless summer night Nevermind the fact that im… Continue reading I am ME
You don’t see the way your face lights up with pride When you’re following your dreams You don’t see the way your lips draw a smile When you’re looking into the heart of someone you love You can’t hear the beauty within your bellowing laugh When something tickles you so much that tears fill your… Continue reading Through My Eyes
The whole reason I decided to start therapy was because a coworker told me she was going to start going again. She gave me the name of her therapist and told me to go to her website and check her out. So I did. I immediately requested more info and before the day was over,… Continue reading The Label I Carry
I start therapy on Friday. I’m very excited, actually. I feel like the stigma against mental health is kind of diminishing and more and more people are trying their hand at therapy. In all reality, everyone just wants to feel better. I’ve always wanted to talk to someone about all of the feelings I have, but I’ve… Continue reading Finding Myself
Today I am celebrating twenty-three years of life. Twenty-three years of love. Twenty-three years of adventure. I heard my birth story from my aunt and grandmother a bunch of times growing up. I think mainly because, as they tell it, it was a wild day! My mother was in labor prematurely and it was sometime… Continue reading 23 Years of Adventure
With the tragic and horrifying mass shootings that took place in the United States this week, everyone has been in an uproar about gun control. I get it. Let’s do something. But I think the one of the reasons we have such an awful gun violence issue in the United States is something that gun control simply… Continue reading Gun Violence & A Parent’s Love
Life has been absolutely CRAZYYYY lately… Is anyone else ready for fall, too? I haven’t had much time to put into my writing because I feel like I’m so busy I can’t even breathe sometimes. Everyone tells you it’s hard being a mom, but you can’t really prepare yourself for something like motherhood. I think… Continue reading Good News … Finally!
Okay. This almost pains me to write, but I always think it is important to reflect on who we are. So I'll say it: I am a jerk sometimes. And I lie to myself so that I don't feel bad about it.For some reason, today's society tries to make us hard, cold individuals that classify… Continue reading Mending My Crushed Ego
Sorry to disappoint, but this isn't a fictional story... I haven't had much time to put into my writing lately, but I wanted to give you guys a quick glimpse into what I've been up to lately! 1. I have a baaaad rash of POISON SUMAC. 🌿😭 A few friends and I thought it would… Continue reading Story time!