Going to the Chapel and We’re Gonna Get Married…or Else

So where do we stand on marriage ultimatums?  For me, they’re a big, fat, under-all-circumstances NO! For the life of me, I cannot wrap my mind around why a woman would do this.  The only plus is ridding yourself of a man who has zero intention of making you his wife. But let’s be real: […]

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Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself

So I’ve been trying to figure out exactly how to present myself and what my voice will be on this blog.  We all have different sides of ourselves, and I want that voice to be consistent.  In real life, I’m intelligent, funny, empathetic and aim to encourage/motivate and that’s who I’ve been trying to be […]

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3AM

Thinking. Of how we became what we are.  Of how hard I fell, despite how hard I fought.  Of the love that made me feel like I was all that mattered. Thinking.  Of the lie that changed it all and the words we can’t take back.  Of weeks turned to months, that turned lovers into […]

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How I Heal

I cry, I question, I wallow. I’m okay. I lie awake, I dwell on it, I write it down. I’m okay. I move like it doesn’t matter, while the hurt weighs me down. Then I do it all again, like a song on repeat. Until suddenly I realize…I’m okay.  

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A Cluttered Mind/If I Had the Time

So many things to throw away.  Things I never needed, but collected like a hoarder. Loss, panic, worry, pieces of a broken heart.  The stress of making sure everyone around me is okay, while I fall apart.  The frustration of trying to be patient with baby steps, when I’m so ready to soar.  So many […]

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WHAT SHE SAW

Day after day, she blocked the voices saying “no” and “can’t.”  She looked for the motivation to take another step toward the life she truly desired.  All the while feeling that no matter how hard she tried, her efforts would never be realized.  Still, day after day, she stayed determined despite the doubt.   Because night […]

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CRAVINGS

I want you to know how much I loved you.  And how hard I fought to save you.   Everyone tells me how strong I am, but I’ve never felt so weak.  How do I keep from breaking down when I see a mother holding her child? Or when the cravings make me smile and touch […]

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EYES WIDE OPEN

It’s like nothing I’ve ever felt before, but I recognize it instantly.  It envelopes me.  A gaze that caresses my soul. Fingertips that graze my arm and light every dark corner inside.  There are never any words. Still, we always know. I fight it with everything I have, because I know it will be my […]

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Word Crush Wednesday – Soften

Before time runs out on this Wednesday, I wanted to make sure I got this post in. I have always loved words.  Since before I could even read, according to my mama.  On their own or grouped into sentences, certain words stand out to you at different times, for different reasons.  Word Crush Wednesday is […]

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It’s Been A Long Time, I Shouldn’t Have Left You.

Soooo…you know that thing people do where they let life and all its happenings steer them away from their best laid plans?  Well, I kinda did that. And because I have this horrible habit of believing that everything must be 100% perfect before I can start-or restart-anything, I’ve let myself stay away from writing for […]

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